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Manpower Administration (DOL), Washington, DC. U.S. Training and Employment Service. – 1966
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
Manpower Administration (DOL), Washington, DC. U.S. Training and Employment Service. – 1972
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, Building Trades, Career Guidance, Cutting Scores
Manpower Administration (DOL), Washington, DC. U.S. Training and Employment Service. – 1962
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
Manpower Administration (DOL), Washington, DC. U.S. Training and Employment Service. – 1962
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, Assembly (Manufacturing), Career Guidance, Cutting Scores
Manpower Administration (DOL), Washington, DC. U.S. Training and Employment Service. – 1962
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
Manpower Administration (DOL), Washington, DC. U.S. Training and Employment Service. – 1962
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, Communication (Thought Transfer), Cutting Scores
Manpower Administration (DOL), Washington, DC. U.S. Training and Employment Service. – 1962
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
Manpower Administration (DOL), Washington, DC. U.S. Training and Employment Service. – 1962
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, Assembly (Manufacturing), Career Guidance, Cutting Scores
Manpower Administration (DOL), Washington, DC. U.S. Training and Employment Service. – 1962
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
PEARCE, FRANK C. – 1966
THIS REPORT, THE EIGHTH IN A SERIES OF STUDIES ON THE NEW HOPE PROJECT, DISCUSSES THE PROJECT'S EFFECT ON THE WELFARE ROLLS OF STANISLAUS COUNTY, CALIFORNIA. NEW HOPE PROPOSES TO EDUCATE WELFARE RECIPIENTS BY MODIFYING THEIR ATTITUDES AND DEVELOPING SKILLS NECESSARY FOR THEM TO BECOME CONTINUOUSLY EMPLOYED. INSTRUCTION INCLUDES BASIC EDUCATION,…
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Economic Research, Educational Background, Educational Programs
EDINGTON, EVERETT D.; KUNTZ, ROBERT H. – 1964
DURING 1962-63, 16 FARM MECHANICS RETRAINING SCHOOLS WERE SET UP IN OKLAHOMA UNDER THE AREA REDEVELOPMENT ACT OF 1961 TO TRAIN 225 MEN WHO WERE EITHER UNEMPLOYED OR UNDEREMPLOYED. THIS STUDY WAS DESIGNED TO DETERMINE WHETHER THERE WAS ANY CORRELATION BETWEEN THE TEST SCORES AND SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS USED IN SELECTION OF THE TRAINEES AND THEIR…
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Machinery Occupations, Aptitude
Carbuhn, Wayne McKinzie – 1969
This investigation, conducted at Clearfield, Utah, Job Corps Urban Center, attempted to help the Advanced Education Department select and predict the performance of corpsmen who would attempt the General Education Development (GED) test (high school equivalency). Previous selection procedures were cumbersome, confusing, and with a high attrition…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Age Differences, Disadvantaged Youth, Doctoral Dissertations
Adams, Walter W. – 1969
Including the General Aptitude Test Battery (GATB) in a school testing program should be the result of careful planning and formulation of goals. The investment may, however, be worth the advantages that can be achieved by providing students with information that may help them formulate individual educational and vocational goals and make related…
Descriptors: Career Planning, Measurement Instruments, Objectives, Occupational Information
Loudermilk, Kenneth M.; DiMinico, Gerald – 1969
The development and use of instruments for vocational guidance, selection, and placement within the State of Idaho are reviewed. Vocational guidance is defined as assisting the individual to understand himself, the world of work, and career choice. Selection and placement are described as activities characteristically used by educational…
Descriptors: Abstracts, Aptitude Tests, Career Counseling, Career Guidance
Lofquist, Lloyd H.; Dawis, Rene V. – 1970
A series of studies were conducted to modify the General Aptitude Test Battery (GATB) and the Minnesota Importance Questionnaire (MIQ) for use with mentally retarded individuals. Modification of the GATB consisted of eliminating answer sheets, increasing practice, individual administration, untimed administration, removal of verbally loaded items,…
Descriptors: Adults, Evaluation Methods, Exceptional Child Research, Material Development
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