ERIC Number: ED236431
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: N/A
Manual Dexterity Work Sample.
Shawsheen Valley Regional Vocational-Technical High School, Billerica, MA.
This manual contains a work sample intended to assess a handicapped student's ability to move the hands easily and skillfully and the ability to move the hands in placing and turning motions. Section 1 describes the assessment 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 work sample diagrams and/or photographs. Section 7 cites references. An appendix defines terms. (YLB)
Descriptors: Aptitude Tests, Disabilities, Job Performance, Job Skills, Motor Development, Object Manipulation, Occupational Tests, Prevocational Education, Scoring, Secondary Education, Testing, Vocational Aptitude, Vocational Education, 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.