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Briscoe, Cecil D.; And Others – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1981
This investigation was concerned with determining the degree of relationship between scores on ability measures included in the standardized General Aptitude Test Battery (GATB) and self-estimates by high school students of their level of ability in the same aptitude areas as those in the GATB. (Author/AL)
Descriptors: Aptitude Tests, Career Exploration, High School Students, High Schools
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Watts, Fraser N.; Everitt, Brian S. – Journal of Clinical Psychology, 1980
The pattern of correlations between subtests suggests that several of the aptitudes are of doubtful validity. In no case was it possible to extract more than three adequately determined factors. (Author)
Descriptors: Aptitude Tests, Factor Analysis, Predictive Measurement, Test Construction
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Hakstian, A. Ralph; Bennet, Richard W. – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1978
Three multiple-abilities batteries--the Comprehensive Ability Battery, Differential Aptitude Tests, and General Aptitude Test Battery--are briefly discussed, and results of a study involving cross-correlations of the tests in these batteries are presented. (Author/JKS)
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Aptitude Tests, Correlation, Foreign Countries
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Knapp, Lila; And Others – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1978
Comparative validity data for the Career Ability Placement Survey and the General Aptitude Test Battery relative to predicting course marks are presented for a sample of ninth grade students. The pattern of correlations between school grades and conceptually similar tests in the two measures was highly similar. (Author/JKS)
Descriptors: Aptitude Tests, Correlation, Grade 9, Grade Point Average
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Civington, Janet B.; And Others – Journal of Employment Counseling, 1978
Examines data from the General Aptitude Test Battery (GATB) to predict passage of the GED examination. Data were collected and analyzed from four different geographically diffuse states for both comparative and predictive capabilities. The G and V scores on these subtests (at 110 or greater) indicate almost definite prediction. (Author)
Descriptors: Equivalency Tests, Federal Programs, Predictive Measurement, Research Projects
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Knapp, Robert R.; And Others – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1977
Test-retest reliability coefficients for the brief Career Ability Placement Survey and concurrent validity correlations against the Differential Aptitude Tests and the General Aptitude Test Battery are presented for samples of ninth and tenth grade students. (Author/JKS)
Descriptors: Aptitude Tests, Correlation, High School Students, Secondary Education
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Hull, Marc; Halloran, William – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1976
Results show that the mean number of Occupational Aptitude Patterns (OAP's) generated for a sample of mentally retarded and boarderline intelligence students is significantly greater for the Nonreading Aptitude Test Battery (NATB) than for the General Aptitude Test Battery (GATB). (DEP)
Descriptors: Comparative Testing, Intelligence Tests, Low Ability Students, Mental Retardation
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Hillery, Joseph M.; Fugita, Stephen S. – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1975
Effects of the number of individuals coacting while taking two standardized motor performance tests were examined. Increases in aptitude scores corresponding to increases in group size were predicted based upon the summation hypothesis of social facilitation theory. Results indicated a group size effect. (Author/BJG)
Descriptors: Group Testing, Job Applicants, Occupational Tests, Performance Factors
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Hanners, Ethele F.; Bishop, Thomas D. – Journal of Employment Counseling, 1975
This study examined the relationship between the General Aptitude Test Battery (GATB) and class performance of eleventh- and twelfth-grade high school students enrolled in the Current River Area Vocational School, Doniphan, Missouri. Results of the project should help in counseling prospective trainees toward trade or shop areas and tentative…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Career Guidance, Career Planning, Counseling
Manpower Administration (DOL), Washington, DC. U.S. Training and Employment Service. – 1957
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, Classification, Cutting Scores
Manpower Administration (DOL), Washington, DC. U.S. Training and Employment Service. – 1957
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: Aerospace Industry, Aptitude Tests, Career Guidance, Cutting Scores
Manpower Administration (DOL), Washington, DC. U.S. Training and Employment Service. – 1958
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, Cutting Scores, Evaluation Criteria
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