ERIC Number: ED190648
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Military Testing Association (21st, San Diego, California, October 15-19, 1979).
In general, the 110 conference papers discuss the selection, training, and evaluation of enlisted personnel and officer personnel, as well as the use of job, task and soft skill analysis. More specific topics are: air traffic controllers; adaptive testing; criterion-referenced testing; performance testing; contingency management; management survey research; personnel classification and assignment; recruiting and initial assessment; test selection and validity; nutrition, obesity, body injury; performance of and attitudes toward women; and computer assisted career guidance. Key concerns of the conferees were lower admissions standards, the declining number of recruits, and attrition. (CP)
Descriptors: Aptitude Tests, Career Guidance, Computer Assisted Testing, Criterion Referenced Tests, Enlisted Personnel, Evaluation Criteria, Females, Job Analysis, Military Training, Nutrition, Occupational Tests, Officer Personnel, Performance Tests, Personnel Evaluation, Personnel Selection, Postsecondary Education, Program Effectiveness, Recruitment, Statistical Analysis, Task Analysis, Test Validity
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Evaluative; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Air Traffic Controllers
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