Accession Number : ADA303762

Title :   The Effects of Rater Training and Practice and Feedback on the Accuracy of Behavioral Observation and Performance Ratings.

Descriptive Note : Interim rept. Jan 92-Dec 94,

Corporate Author : ARMSTRONG LAB BROOKS AFB TX HUMAN RESOURCES DIRECTORATE

Personal Author(s) : Cesare, Steven J. ; Dickinson, Terry L.

PDF Url : ADA303762

Report Date : JUN 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 153

Abstract : The purpose of this research was to investigate the effects of training method and amount of training and feedback on the accuracy of performance rating and behavioral observation. Results indicated that frame-of-reference training produced the most accurate performance rating, cognitive modeling training was the most effective training strategy m reducing the raters 1 -hit rates, and practice-and-feedback failed to improve either observation or rating accuracy. Interpretation and suggestions for future research are discussed.

Descriptors :   *TRAINING, *PERFORMANCE(HUMAN), *BEHAVIOR, COGNITION, ACCURACY, FEEDBACK, RATINGS.

Subject Categories : Psychology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE