ERIC Number: ED355376
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992-Dec-7
Career Assessment Instruments for Vocational Students with Special Needs.
Kapes, Jerome T.; And Others
This paper reviews the 12 career assessment instruments that have been found to be most used in Texas with students with special needs. Two tables list the instruments along with the opinions of users concerning their qualities. The reviews follow a standard outline. Each review is one to two pages in length and provides this information: title, publisher, population, purpose and description, administration and scoring, scales/scores, norms, reliability and validity, comments, and cost. These instruments are reviewed: Apticom; Career Ability Placement Survey (CAPS); Career Occupational Preference System (COPS); Differential Aptitude Test (DAT); McCarron-Dial System (MDS); Occupational Aptitude Survey and Interest Schedule--Second Edition (OASIS-2); Prevocational Assessment Screen (PAS); The Pictorial Inventory of Careers (PIC); Reading Free Vocational Interest Inventory (R-FVII); Social and Prevocational Information Battery--Revised (SPIB-R); Talent Assessment Program (TAP); and Wide Range Interest Opinion Test (WRIOT). (YLB)
Descriptors: Aptitude Tests, Career Choice, Career Counseling, Career Guidance, Career Planning, Diagnostic Tests, Disabilities, Disadvantaged, Interest Inventories, Occupational Tests, Scores, Secondary Education, Special Education, Special Needs Students, Student Evaluation, Test Norms, Test Reliability, Test Reviews, Test Validity, Testing, Vocational Aptitude, Vocational Education, Vocational Evaluation, Vocational Interests
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the American Vocational Association Convention (St. Louis, MO, December 7, 1992). For related documents, see ED 341 823, ED 344 068, and ED 345 035.