ERIC Number: ED338627
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Military Testing Association (Proceedings of the Annual Conference (27th, San Diego, California, October 21-25, 1985). Volume I and Volume II.
Navy Personnel Research and Development Center, San Diego, CA.
The 169 paper and symposium presentations given during 57 sessions of the conference are provided in these two volumes. The first volume contains the keynote speech, which addressed military entrance processing command and its acquired immune deficiency snydrome testing program. Symposia topics in this volume include: (1) computerized diagnostic testing in the Navy's basic electricity and electronics school; (2) computerized adaptive testing research at the Navy Personnel Research and Development Center; (3) systems for controlling performance to improve productivity; (4) Air Force training decisions systems research; and (5) issues in job performance measurement. Paper session topics include: (1) training evaluation; (2) computerized adaptive testing; (3) leadership dimensions; (4) research implementation; (5) statistical methods in test construction; (6) uses of microcomputers in testing; (7) officer career development; (8) computer-assisted assessment of human performance; (9) manpower research; (10) computers and videos in instruction and training assessment; (11) occupational analysis; (12) organizational effectiveness; (13) computer-based testing; (14) occupational data analysis systems; (15) behavioral aspects of performance; (16) computer-based instruction; and (17) job evaluation. In the second volume, symposia topics include: (1) remedial education in the Navy; (2) elements of a Military Occupational Exploration System; (3) determining ability requirements; (4) exceptionally low- and high-aptitude recruits; (5) predicting a broad variety of criteria by elaborating the predictor space; (6) quanitatiave and qualitative approaches to the training and selection of Army managers; (7) Army Research Institute research and development program on the National Training Center; and (8) two systems for computer analysis of student feedback. Paper session topics include: (1) basic skills training; (2) survey methodology and technology; (3) biodata use and validation; (4) training device evaluation; (5) attitude surveys; (6) selection methodology; (7) team performance measurement; (8) analysis of the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB); (9) personality assessment; (10) team training; (11) integrated selection systems; (12) test item design; (13) entry standards based on the ASVAB; (14) military attrition research; (15) officer training and testing; (16) job performance measurement; (17) instructional issues; and (18) assessment of English-as-a-Second-Language personnel. MTA bi-laws, minutes of the Steering Committee Meeting, a description of the Harry H. Greer Award, lists of MTA conference staff members and registrants, and an author index are appended. (TJH)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Navy Personnel Research and Development Center, San Diego, CA.