ERIC Number: ED205702
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
Vocational Skills Assessment for Disabled Students.
Intended for counselors, vocational education teachers, and others concerned with the assessment of disabled students' skills, this manual provides a comprehensive overview of vocational education evaluation. It may be useful in developing a vocational evaluation program. Chapter 1 is an introduction. Chapter 2 focuses on vocational evaluation through testing. Commercially available vocational evaluation systems are discussed, and six representative tests and work samples are summarized. A discussion of selection of a commercial vocational evaluation system includes an outline of 14 systems detailing their characteristics. A section on test screening contains a guide to tests for use in a comprehensive testing regimen. Chapter 3 overviews counseling. Topics covered in chapter 4 on data collection include interviews and types of information needed and possible sources. Chapter 5 addresses selection of sources of occupational information and use of information interviewing techniques for obtaining occupational and educational information. Chapter 6 focuses on job analysis and modification. Examples and forms are provided. Chapter 7, on reports, includes a sample report form. Chapter 8 briefly discusses case management. Use of off-campus vocational evaluation services is addressed in chapter 9. Appendixes include examples of forms, four selected case studies, and an annotated bibliography. (YLB)
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Data Collection, Disabilities, Interviews, Job Analysis, Job Development, Job Skills, Occupational Information, Occupational Tests, Postsecondary Education, Reports, Student Evaluation, Test Selection, Testing, Two Year Colleges, Vocational Aptitude, Vocational Education, Work Sample Tests
Educational Resource Center, ATTN: Loma Hopkins, Chaffey College, 5885 Haven Ave., Alta Loma, CA 91701 (free while copies last).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: California Community Colleges, Sacramento. Office of the Chancellor.; California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento.; Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Chaffey Coll., Alta Loma, CA.