ERIC Number: ED266246
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
Vocational Assessment Handbook.
Lehmann, Jean P.; McAlonan, Susan J.
This handbook is intended to assist educational and other institutions to meet the requirements of the Carl D. Perkins Vocational Education Act of 1984 by developing and/or enhancing vocational assessment services for special populations throughout Colorado. The first section outlines the purposes, strategies, and outcomes of the vocational assessment process; details procedures for planning and developing an assessment center; and provides sample forms for the assessment process. The next four sections address the following aspects of the vocational assessment process: content and scope, screening assessment, specific skill assessment, and procedures for reporting vocational assessment information. Each of these sections includes guidelines and forms for implementing the specific aspect of assessment under discussion. Concluding the guide is a section explaining available resources in the following areas: individualized education plans (IEPs), individualized written vocational plans (IWVP), Colorado resources, reading assessment, use of the Dictionary of Occupational Titles (DOT), labor market information resources, and experiential tests. (MN)
Descriptors: Disabilities, Disadvantaged, Educational Diagnosis, Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Methods, Individualized Education Programs, Occupational Tests, Performance Tests, Program Development, Questionnaires, Records (Forms), Secondary Education, Special Needs Students, Statewide Planning, Student Evaluation, Testing Programs, Tests, Vocational Education, Vocational Evaluation
Vocational Teacher Education, University of Northern Colorado, McKee 425, Greeley, CO 80631 ($10.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: University of Northern Colorado, Greeley.; Colorado State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education, Denver.
Identifiers - Location: Colorado