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Allen, Ronald Lorraine – 1968
This study sought to determine characteristics of successful and unsuccessful students in a program of adult Indian basic, prevocational, and family life education conducted at the University of Montana. Subjects were 127 Indians from seven Montana reservations. They were divided into three groups; those who successfully completed the program;…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Tests, Adult Basic Education, Adult Dropouts
Kapes, Jerome T. – 1969
The relationship between the nine General Aptitude Test Battery (GATB) aptitudes as well as the GATB composite and success in a vocational-technical curriculum as measured by shop grades is investigated. Two different samples were used and both consisted of 10th grade boys enrolled in Shop Courses in the Altoona, Pennsylvania Area Vocational…
Descriptors: Achievement, Aptitude Tests, Education, Educational Research
Eberley, Robert E. – 1969
This study considered the predictive power of the General Aptitude Test Battery (GATB) for the junior college student, for whom the traditional measures of ability may not be suitable. It was designed to see if the GATB would predict GPA for first-semester freshmen in transfer and in vocational programs. Three hypotheses were tested on 203…
Descriptors: Aptitude Tests, College Freshmen, Predictive Validity, Technical Education
Jordan, Max F.; And Others – 1967
A study was conducted to: determine the aspirations and capabilities of rural youth in selected low-income counties in Arkansas; relate aspirations, capabilities, and the discrepancy between the two to the experience background of the youths studied; and relate the youths' occupational plans to present and projected labor market requirements. The…
Descriptors: Aspiration, Black Students, Career Planning, Labor Market
Pucel, David J.; Nelson, Howard F. – 1968
The purpose of the 6-year Minnesota Student Characteristics and Occupationally related Education Project (MINI-SCORE) is to identify criteria which are useful to counselors and others in the selection and counseling of post-high school vocational-technical students as they choose specific vocational-technical curriculums. Data were collected on…
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, Aptitude Tests, Career Counseling, Measurement Instruments
Cureton, Edward E. – 1968
This study reports, for a group of 257 boys and a group of 286 girls, factor analyses of 43 Project TALENT aptitude and information tests, together with 48 tests from three multiple-aptitude batteries and one high-school achievement battery (The Flanagan Aptitude Classification Tests, Differential Aptitude Tests, General Aptitude Test Battery, and…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Aptitude Tests, Comparative Analysis, Educational Testing
Kapes, Jerome T. – 1969
This report presents the initial investigation of a longitudinal research effort to study various factors related to current development. The value of this study is its potential value in increasing the understanding of circumstances under which certain behaviors occur. In particular, this study has attempted to evaluate the usefulness of the…
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, Aptitude Tests, Career Counseling, Grade 10
Manpower Administration (DOL), Washington, DC. – 1970
Adult norms are shown as cutting scores for each of the aptitudes judged significant for a given occupation. Tables for converting adult scores to their ninth and tenth grade equivalents are included. The standard error of measurement is reported for each of the nine aptitudes of the General Aptitude Test Battery (GATB): intelligence, verbal…
Descriptors: Adults, Aptitude Tests, Cutting Scores, High Schools
Employment of Training Administration (DOL), Washington, DC. Office of Research and Development. – 1977
The development and norming of a Spanish language edition of the United States Employment Service (USES) General Aptitude Test Battery (GATB) is described. The new edition, called the Bateria de Examenes de Aptitud General (BEAG), was designed to replace an earlier translation, the BGPA, prepared for use in Puerto Rico. Forms A and B were…
Descriptors: Adults, Aptitude Tests, Equated Scores, High Schools
Kapes, Jerome T. – 1975
Two independent studies were conducted to investigate possible differences in General Aptitude Test Battery (GATB) aptitude M resulting from the use of different test equipment (wooden vs. plastic apparatus.) As part of a ten-year longitudinal study of Vocational Development being conducted in the Department of Vocational Education at The…
Descriptors: Aptitude Tests, Comparative Analysis, Elementary Secondary Education, Scores
Manpower Administration (DOL), Washington, DC. U.S. Training and Employment Service. – 1974
The United States Training and Employment Service General Aptitude Test Battery (GATB), first published in 1947, has been included in a continuing program of research to validate the tests against success in many different occupations. The GATB consists of 12 tests which measure nine aptitudes: General Learning Ability; Verbal Aptitude; Numeric…
Descriptors: Aptitude Tests, Career Guidance, Criteria, Cutting Scores
Manpower Administration (DOL), Washington, DC. U.S. Training and Employment Service. – 1974
The United States Training and Employment Service General Aptitude Test Battery (GATB), first published in 1947, has been included in a continuing program of research to validate the tests against success in many different occupations. The GATB consists of 12 tests which measure nine aptitudes: General Learning Ability; Verbal Aptitude; Numerical…
Descriptors: Aptitude Tests, Career Guidance, Clerical Workers, Criteria
Manpower Administration (DOL), Washington, DC. U.S. Training and Employment Service. – 1974
The United States Training and Employment Service Aptitude Test Battery (GATB), first published in 1947, has been included in a continuing program of research to validate the tests against success in many different occupations. The GATB consists of 12 tests which measure nine aptitudes: General Learning Ability; Verbal Aptitude; Numerical…
Descriptors: Aptitude Tests, Career Guidance, Criteria, Cutting Scores
Manpower Administration (DOL), Washington, DC. U.S. Training and Employment Service. – 1974
The United States Training and Employment Service General Aptitude Test Battery (GATB), first published in 1947, has been included in a continuing program of research to validate the tests against success in many different occupations. The GATB consists of 12 tests which measure nine aptitudes: General Learning Ability; Verbal Aptitude; Numerical…
Descriptors: Aptitude Tests, Career Guidance, Criteria, Cutting Scores
Manpower Administration (DOL), Washington, DC. U.S. Employment Service. – 1974
The United States Training and Employment Service General Aptitude Test Battery (GATB), first published in 1947, has been included in a continuing program of research to validate the tests against success in many different occupations. The GATB consists of 12 tests which measure nine aptitudes: General Learning Ability; Verbal Aptitude; Numerical…
Descriptors: Aptitude Tests, Career Guidance, Clerical Workers, Cutting Scores
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