ERIC Number: ED236424
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Clerical Machine Operator Work Sample.
Shawsheen Valley Regional Vocational-Technical High School, Billerica, MA.
This manual contains a work sample intended to assess a handicapped student's interest in and potential to successfully pass a clerical business machine course (typing) in a comprehensive or vocational school. Section 1 describes the assessment, correlates the work performed and worker traits required for completing the work sample, and lists related occupations and DOT codes. Instructions to the evaluator are provided in the next section. The conditions and administration equipment are detailed, and the set-up and breakdown procedures are illustrated. Section 3, on administration, provides a student orientation including student material with an explanation and illustration of equipment and/or procedures. This section also contains instructions for task procedures actions to be taken, as well as post sample interview topics. Section 4 explains the method of scoring and provides forms. Section 5 lists technical data (norms, reliability, validity) to be included in a supplement to this manual. Contents of the section on maintenance and construction include information on tool and equipment maintenance and a materials list (equipment, source, price). Section 7 cites references. An appendix defines terms. (YLB)
Descriptors: Aptitude Tests, Clerical Occupations, Clerical Workers, Disabilities, Job Performance, Job Skills, Occupational Tests, Office Machines, Office Occupations Education, Prevocational Education, Scoring, Secondary Education, Testing, Typewriting, Vocational Aptitude, Vocational Evaluation, Vocational Interests, Work Sample Tests
Publication Type: Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Counselors; Practitioners
Sponsor: Massachusetts State Dept. of Education, Boston. Div. of Occupational Education.; Massachusetts State Dept. of Education, Boston. Div. of Special Education.
Authoring Institution: Shawsheen Valley Regional Vocational-Technical High School, Billerica, MA.
Note: For related documents, see CE 037 621-632.