Assessment is one focus area of the NU-CHAPTER Lab. Our hub aims to develop accurate and equitable assessments that ensure meaningful learning outcomes in physical therapist trainees and to better understand the impact of assessments on learners and the learning process.
Roth HR, Tappan RS. Validity Evidence for an Assessment of Transfer and Wheelchair Skills in First-Year Physical Therapy Students. Poster presented at: Education Leadership Conference: October 14, 2023; Philadelphia, PA. Click here for Checklist for Assessment of Transfer and Wheelchair Skills.
Goh L, Wong E, Holland E, Roth HR, Tappan RS. Interrater reliability testing to validate a bed mobility skills assessment in a DPT program. Poster presented at: APTA Combined Sections Meeting: February 24, 2023; San Diego, CA.
Roth HR, Tappan R. Using Simulation-Based Mastery Learning as a Tool to Achieve Excellence Among All Learners. Presented at: Annual Physical Therapy Education Leadership Conference, October 30, 2022; Milwaukee, WI.
Van Der Laan KF, Hilliard MJ, Roth HR, Hensley CP, Moisio KC, Tappan RS. Are faculty and staff receptive to change toward competency-based education? Poster presented at: APTA Combined Sections Meeting: February 5, 2022; San Antonio, TX.
Tappan RS, Ryan JM, Healey WE. Teaching cardiovascular and pulmonary exam techniques using a novel assessment method and mastery learning principles. Platform presented at: Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association; February 4, 2022; San Antonio, TX.
Tappan RS, Hedman LD, López-Rosado R, Roth HR. Checklist-style rubric development for practical examination of clinical skills in entry-level physical therapist education. J Allied Health. 2020;49:202-207.
Tappan R, Roth HR, Lopez-Rosado R, Hedman LD. Rubric Development for Vestibular Rehabilitation Practical Exams in Entry-Level DPT Education. Platform presentation at the Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association. 2019 Washington, DC.