ERIC Number: ED149022
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
The Health Services Mobility Study Method of Task Analysis and Curriculum Design. Research Report No. 11. Volume 2. Writing Task Descriptions and Scaling Tasks for Skills and Knowledge: A Manual.
This document contains volume 2 of a four-volume report which describes the components of the Health Services Mobility Study (HSMS) method of task analysis, job ladder design, and curriculum development. Divided into nine chapters, volume 2 is a method manual directing use of the task analysis instruments. Chapter 1 covers the preparatory stages of task analysis and includes a brief HSMS glossary. Chapter 2 presents the HSMS definition of task and related concepts and rules for application of the method in the field. Chapter 3, addressed to job analysts, covers procedures for task identification and description. Chapter 4, addressed to project directors and job analysts, describes the process of writing HSMS task descriptions and task summaries and also covers review procedures. Chapter 5 presents the rules for application of the HSMS skill scales, and chapter 6 is the companion manual for analysts and also covers review procedures. Chapter 7 presents the rules for application of the HSMS knowledge classification system and knowledge scale, and chapter 8 is the companion manual for analysts, also covering review procedures. The concluding chapter, addressed to job analysts, is a manual for general field techniques for interviewing and is used to train job analysts. (The related document, volume 1, is an introduction to the method and the basic HSMS task analysis instruments.) (BM)
Descriptors: Administrator Guides, Allied Health Occupations Education, Career Ladders, Classification, Curriculum Development, Definitions, Field Interviews, Guidelines, Guides, Health Occupations, Information Processing, Information Utilization, Interviews, Job Analysis, Job Skills, Skill Analysis, Systems Analysis, Systems Development, Task Analysis, Writing Skills
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: City Coll. Research Foundation, New York, NY.; Employment and Training Administration (DOL), Washington, DC.; City Univ. of New York, NY. Hunter Coll.
Authoring Institution: Health Services Mobility Study, New York, NY.
Note: For a related document see CE 013 678