Workforce Readiness: Competencies and Assessment

By Harold F. O'Neil Jr. | Go to book overview

Subject Index

A
ACT (American College Testing)?
assessments for SCANS, 81-95
Dictionary of Occupational Titles (DOT), 85
Realistic Assessment of Vocational Experiences (RAVE), 85
see Work Keys System
Alpha/beta tests see Military
Aptitude see Testing
Assessment, 359
difficulties of, 28
in high-performance workplace, 40-42
methods, 3, 4
SCANS (5 levels of proficiency), 81, 82
see also Career-Technical Assessment Program (C-TAP); Maryland School Performance Program; Portfolios

B
Bias
fixed-pie, 232, 233, 242, 243, 246, 248
self-serving, 246-248

C
Career-Technical Assessment Program (C-TAP)
career preparation assessment, 349, 350
complementary with other methodologies, 336, 337
flexibility of assessment, 330, 331
gender balanced, 338
guidebooks/workshops, 340,341
industry/educator developed, 337
integrated, 333, 334
logistics of, 339, 340
nonredundant, 336
performance based, 332, 333
Perkins Act (1990), 330
personal portfolio, 328-330, 348, 349
practical experience evaluation, 329, 354
research and development, 348, 349
scoring, 344-348
standards driven, 331, 332
system driven, 334-336
teacher survey, 342, 344
teacher training for, 340
three-step process of, 338, 339
time considerate, 337, 338
Cognition
human cognitive system, 259-263
prelinguistic ability, 262
see Cognition, tests for; Intelligence tests
Cognition, research and development
U.S. Department of Defense and, 257, 258
Cognition, tests for
Job Performance Measurement (JPM), 278, 279
Learning Abilities Measurement Program (LAMP), 275, 276
see Military
College graduates
attributes for power positions, 113-115
Australia, objective of university education, 104-106
Business/Higher Education Round Table, 104
business/technical expertise, 116-117
characteristic skills of, 106-110
competencies associated with success, 110-113, 117-119
earnings and, 27
Finn Report, 103, 125, 126
Influence of home, school, university, 115, 116

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