ERIC Number: ED164619
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1970
Manual for the USES General Aptitude Test Battery. Section IV: Norms, Specific Occupations.
Manpower Administration (DOL), Washington, DC.
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 aptitude, numerical aptitude, spatial aptitude, form perception, clerical perception, motor coordination, finger dexterity, and manual dexterity. The bulk of this revised test manual contains the following: (1) an alphabetical index to aptitude test batteries used by all state employment agencies, and to the Occupational Aptitude Pattern Structure; (2) an industrial index to the same; (3) minimum appitude requirements in each of the nine measured aptitudes for approximately 450 occupations. The Dictionary of Occupational Titles code number and the number and date of a pertinent technical report are also given for each occupation. (CP)
Descriptors: Adults, Aptitude Tests, Cutting Scores, High Schools, Norms, Occupational Tests, Occupations, Test Interpretation, Vocational Aptitude
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Stock Number 029-014-00011-6, $3.20)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Manpower Administration (DOL), Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: General Aptitude Test Battery