ERIC Number: ED397263
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 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)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Competence, Competency Based Education, Employment Potential, Evaluation Criteria, Job Skills, Performance Factors, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, Situational Tests
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
Sponsor: Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Div. of Vocational and Adult Education.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Agricultural Curriculum Materials Service.