Accession Number : ADB118782

Title :   On the Content and Measurement Validity of Hands-on Job Performance Tests.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : CENTER FOR NAVAL ANALYSES ALEXANDRIA VA MARINE CORPS OPERATIONS ANALYSIS GRO UP

Personal Author(s) : Maier, Milton H. ; Hiatt, Catherine M.

Report Date : AUG 1985

Pagination or Media Count : 58

Abstract : Hands-on-tests of job performance have intrinsic validity because of their high fidelity to job behavior. However, they are susceptible to poor content and measurement validity. The purpose of this analysis is to examine the content and measurement validity of prototype hands-on tests developed for three Marine Corps specialties-Ground Radio Repair, Automotive Mechanic, and Infantry Rifleman. Keywords: Aptitude tests, ASVAB(Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery), Enlisted personnel, Job performance, Marine Corps, Occupational specialities, Performance tests, Qualifications, Selection, Skills, Table(Data).

Descriptors :   *APTITUDE TESTS, *JOBS, *PERFORMANCE(HUMAN), BEHAVIOR, ENLISTED PERSONNEL, MEASUREMENT, PERFORMANCE TESTS, PROTOTYPES, TEST METHODS, VALIDATION, TABLES(DATA), PERSONNEL SELECTION, MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL, INFANTRY, MARINE CORPS PERSONNEL.

Subject Categories : Psychology
      Personnel Management and Labor Relations

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE