ERIC Number: ED236428
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: N/A
Electrical Wiring Work Sample.
Shawsheen Valley Regional Vocational-Technical High School, Billerica, MA.
This manual contains a work sample intended to screen handicapped students' interest in and to screen interested students into a training program in basic electricity. (The course is based on the entry level of an electrician helper.) 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. The section on administration provides a student orientation including student material with an explanation and illustration of equipment and/or procedures. Instructions for task procedures actions to be taken, as well as post sample interview topics are also covered. 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, a materials list (equipment, source, price), and assembly instructions. Section 7 cites references. An appendix defines terms. (YLB)
Descriptors: Aptitude Tests, Disabilities, Electricians, Electricity, Industrial Arts, Job Performance, Job Skills, Occupational Tests, Prevocational Education, Scoring, Secondary Education, Testing, Trade and Industrial Education, 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.