ERIC Number: ED316771
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Counselor's Manual for the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery Form 14. Revised.
Military Entrance Processing Command (DOD), North Chicago, IL.
This manual was developed to assist counselors in understanding and using the latest version of the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB), the ASVAB Form 14. These topics are discussed: (1) introduction to the ASVAB-14, including its purposes, key features, content, and use in career counseling; (2) testing procedures, including planning for testing, scheduling the test, day of testing activities, and distributing the results; (3) technical characteristics, including reference population, parallelism of forms, reliability, validity, and ASVAB-14 composites; (4) ASVAB results; (5) interpretation, including reporting results, guidelines, and case studies; (6) exploring careers: the ASVAB workbook, including the philosophical and technical background and supplementary exercises; and (7) 12 questions and answers about the ASVAB relevant to school counselors. An annotated bibliography of military information and counseling resources is included. A four-page reference list is presented. Appendices focus on the history of the ASVAB, sample test items, the ASVAB and the military, descriptive statistics, and an explanation of the Military Career Guide. Handouts are included on using the Military Career Guide, explanation of ASVAB results, ASVAB scores, the military recruiter, and student forms for self-knowledge, questions for the future, and linking ASVAB scores to specific occupations. (ABL)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Counselors; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Military Entrance Processing Command (DOD), North Chicago, IL.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery