Accession Number : ADA019192

Title :   A Concurrent Validity Study Relating the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery to Success in High School Vocational-Technical Courses.

Descriptive Note : Final technical research rept. Sep 74-May 75,

Corporate Author : ARMED FORCES VOCATIONAL TESTING GROUP RANDOLPH AFB TEX

Personal Author(s) : Bower,George L. ; Lewis,John R. ; Krockover,Bernard J.

Report Date : MAY 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 50

Abstract : This report is primarily designed for reference by educational testing measurement specialists as a supplemental guide to interpretation of Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) results in local and state career guidance and counseling programs. The study examined the validity of specific ASVAB composites from a sample of 6,130 students in 25 high schools offering vocational-technical curricula. School samples were obtained through voluntary participation.

Descriptors :   *Aptitude tests, *Vocational guidance, Test construction(Psychology), Predictions, Validation, Performance(Human), Schools, Aptitudes, Ratings, Reliability, Personnel development, Counseling, Courses(Education), Students, Military personnel, Comparison, Careers

Subject Categories : Humanities and History
      Psychology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE