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ERIC Number: ED397263
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Pages: 71
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Documenting Student Competence through Effective Performance Assessment: Employability Skills. Workshop Summary.
Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Agricultural Curriculum Materials Service.
This report contains 26 performance assessments for documenting student employability skills. Each performance assessment consists of the following: a competency; a terminal performance objective (outcome); competency builders and pupil performance objectives (criteria for documenting mastery of the objective); applied academic competencies; equipment, supplies and other resources to be provided; preparations to be made before assessment starts; a task; criteria for evaluation of task performance; and scoring section. The assessments cover the following employability skills: (1) investigate career options; (2) develop skills to locate, evaluate, and interpret career information; (3) participate in a career exploration activity; (4) using limited resources, develop an individual career plan and revise plan annually; (5) evaluate the relationship of self-esteem to work ethic; (6) analyze the relationship of personal values and goals to work ethic in and out of the workplace; (7) demonstrate work ethic; (8) demonstrate safety skills; (9) develop a resume; (10) complete the job application process; (11) demonstrate interviewing skills; (12) secure employment; (13) analyze the organizational structure of the workplace; (14) demonstrate accepted social and work behaviors; (15) demonstrate knowledge regarding diverse technology issues; (16) adapt to change; (17) analyze the importance of making informed personal financial decisions; (18) analyze the effects of family on work; (19) analyze the effects of work on family; (20) exercise the rights and responsibilities of citizenship in the workplace; (21) demonstrate effective teamwork skills; (22) use effective communication skills; and (23) evaluate the role of small business. (Some skills have more than one assessment.) The document also contains a key to the performance assessments, a blank performance assessment for developing assessments, a performance assessment critique, and an order form. (KC)
Ohio Agricultural Education Curriculum Materials Service, 254 Agricultural Administration Bldg., 2120 Fyffe Road, Columbus, OH 43210-1067.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Div. of Vocational and Adult Education.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Agricultural Curriculum Materials Service.