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Manpower Administration (DOL), Washington, DC. – 1970
This revised manual for the General Aptitude Test Battery (GATB) discusses: (1) historical development; (2) item analysis; (3) factor analysis; (4) physical format; (5) general working population norms (ages 18-54); (6) intercorrelations of raw GATB test scores and of GATB aptitude scores; (7) development of norms for specific occupations (tables…
Descriptors: Adults, Aptitude Tests, Citations (References), High Schools
Goguen, Lucille – 1976
The development and use of the GATB in the United States is presented by a Canadian author. The history of establishing the norms for the GATB is also discussed. The use of the GATB as a counseling and selection tool is outlined while another section of the article points out the advantages and disadvantages of the test battery. There are also…
Descriptors: Aptitude Tests, Career Counseling, Educational Policy, Norm Referenced Tests
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
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Manpower Administration (DOL), Washington, DC. – 1970
The nine aptitudes measured by the General Aptitude Test Battery (GATB) are intelligence, verbal aptitude, numerical aptitude, spatial aptitude, form perception, clerical perception, motor coordination, finger dexterity; and manual dexterity. This revised test manual presents: (1) percentile equivalents of aptitude or standard scores for adults,…
Descriptors: Adults, Aptitude Tests, Cutting Scores, Equated Scores