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ERIC Number: EJ1110893
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Feb
Pages: 22
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 25
ISSN: EISSN-2330-8516
The Biographical Inventory in Naval Aviation Selection: Inside the Black Box. Research Report. RR-04-08
Stricker, Lawrence J.
ETS Research Report Series, Feb 2004
A biographical inventory has been used in the selection of students for naval aviation training since World War II, and its validity in predicting their retention-attrition in this training has been well established. This study investigated the constructs underlying the inventory and their relations to students' retention-attrition. A factor analysis of the items on the inventory for student pilots identified five factors. One factor, being a commissioned officer, appeared to account for the inventory's validity.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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