ERIC Number: ED418312
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
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Workforce Readiness: Competencies and Assessment.
O'Neil, Harold F., Jr., Ed.
This book, which is intended for professionals in the assessment/evaluation/measurement, vocational and technical education, and educational psychology communities, contains 16 papers examining specifications of work force competencies and assessment of competencies. The following papers are included: "Review of Workforce Readiness Theoretical Frameworks" (Harold F. O'Neil, Jr., Keith Allred, Eva L. Baker); "Changes in the Nature of Work: Implications for Skills and Assessment" (Thomas Bailey); "Skills for Success in Maryland: Beyond Workplace Readiness" (Katherine M. Oliver et al.); "Validation of SCANS (Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills) Competencies by a National Job Analysis Study" (Beverly E. Nash, Robert C. Korte); "Workforce Competencies of College Graduates" (Kenneth E. Sinclair); "Workforce Competencies of Teachers" (Ken J. Eltis); "Teamwork Competencies: The Interaction of Team Member Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes" (Janis A. Cannon-Bowers, Eduardo Salas); "Design of Teacher-Scored Measures for Workforce Readiness Competencies" (Harold F. O'Neil, Jr., Keith Allred, Eva L. Baker); "Use of Computer Simulation for Assessing the Interpersonal Skill of Negotiation" (Harold F. O'Neil, Jr., Keith Allred, Robert A. Dennis); "Validation of a Computer Simulation for Assessment of Interpersonal Skills" (Harold F. O'Neil, Jr., Keith Allred, Robert A. Dennis); "Assessing Foundation Skills for Work" (Thomas G. Sticht); "Assessing Employability Skills: The Work Keys System" (Joyce R. McLarty, Timothy R. Vansickle); "A Comprehensive Performance-Based System to Address Work Readiness" (Stanley N. Rabinowitz); "Workplace Readiness Portfolios" (Jonathan Troper, Catherine Smith); "Assessing Teamwork Skills for Workforce Readiness" (Phyllis T.H. Grummon); and "Use of Networked Simulations as a Context to Measure Team Competencies" (Harold F. O'Neil, Jr., Gregory K. W. K. Chung, Richard S. Brown). (MN)
Descriptors: Basic Skills, College Graduates, Competence, Competency Based Education, Computer Uses in Education, Criterion Referenced Tests, Education Work Relationship, Educational Needs, Employment Potential, Employment Qualifications, Entry Workers, Evaluation Methods, Higher Education, Interpersonal Competence, Job Analysis, National Surveys, Performance Based Assessment, Portfolio Assessment, Secondary Education, Simulation, Student Evaluation, Systems Approach, Teamwork, Test Construction, Validity
Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc., 10 Industrial Avenue, Matwah, NJ 07430 (clothbound: ISBN-0-8085-2149-X, $79.95; paperback: ISBN-0-8085-2150-3, $39.95).
Publication Type: Books
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Identifiers: Maryland; Secretarys Comm on Achieving Necessary Skills; Work Keys (ACT)