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Norback, Judith; And Others – 1990
The Job Literacy Project used the same adult literacy framework as the National Assessment for Educational Progress (NAEP) research and began the process of applying the framework to the world of work. The NAEP framework consisted of three scales: prose, document, and quantitative. The project tested a new methodology called Job Literacy Analysis,…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Allied Health Occupations, Clerical Occupations
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Van Cleve, Roy R. – 1975
This handbook is designed as a guide for nursing supervisors and hospital administrators to help them decrease unnecessary overlap and increase efficiency of nursing staff and related allied health professionals through job analysis. Three chapters and five appendixes are included. Chapter I deals with the meaning of job analysis, qualitative…
Descriptors: Computer Oriented Programs, Health Personnel, Job Analysis, Job Skills
Norback, Judith Shaul; And Others – 1995
A project described the literacy skills, tasks, and materials of the entry-level and the mid-to-executive level secretary jobs. It tested Job Literacy Analysis (JLA), a six-step methodology resulting in a job literacy description that includes a representative collection of the most important materials required for competent performance of the job…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Basic Skills, Educational Research, Job Skills
Boese, R. R.; Cunningham, J. W. – 1975
Based upon an occupational rating instrument entitled the Occupational Analysis Inventory (OAI), this study sought to produce a more stable and interpretable set of OAI job analysis factors. The study was designed (1) to obtain OAI ratings on an additional 600 jobs and thus enlarge the sample to 1,414 jobs and (2) to derive a meaningful set of…
Descriptors: Classification, Data Analysis, Employment, Factor Analysis
Norback, Judith Shaul; And Others – 1992
As part of a job literacy analysis project, 63 entry-level and mid-to-executive level secretaries were interviewed from business, government, and health care settings to describe the literacy requirement skills, tasks, and materials of their jobs. In the 1-hour interview, the job incumbent and interviewer reviewed examples of different types of…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Entry Workers, Job Analysis
Air Force Occupational Measurement Center, Lackland AFB, TX. – 1975
The report describes the results of an Air Force occupational survey of the television equipment repair career ladder. A job inventory, administered to 808 job incumbents, consisted of a background information section and a duty-task list designed to assess the relative amount of time spent on tasks performed in current jobs. The resulting…
Descriptors: Career Ladders, Job Analysis, Job Skills, Job Training
Augustin, J. W.; And Others – 1975
A study was conducted to relate the revised Occupation Analysis Inventory (OAI) interest- and need-requirement estimates for a sample of jobs to the interest, need, and satisfaction scores of job incumbents. (The OAI is an instrument containing 622 work elements which are descriptions of work activities and conditions on which jobs and occupations…
Descriptors: Employees, Employment, Employment Qualifications, Job Analysis
Lavine, Eileen M.; Moore, Audrey – 1977
A feasibility study was aimed at developing a strategy for implementing and utilizing the job analysis methodology which resulted from the Health Services Mobility Study (HSMS), particularly as it can be applied to the field of diagnostic radiology. (The HSMS method of job analysis starts with task descriptions analyzing the tasks that make up a…
Descriptors: Career Ladders, Cost Effectiveness, Curriculum Development, Efficiency
Pass, J. J.; Cunningham, J. W. – 1975
A study was done (1) to derive a revised set of attribute-requirement weights for the 622 work elements (descriptions of work activities and conditions) contained in the job-rating instrument, the Occupation Analysis Inventory (OAI), on the 103 human attributes descriptions (cognitive, psychomotor, and affective) in the Attribute Requirement…
Descriptors: Affective Behavior, Cognitive Ability, Employment, Employment Qualifications
Gilpatrick, Eleanor – 1976
The fourth of four volumes in Research Report No. 7 of the Health Services Mobility Study (HSMS), this book contains the extended task names of all the tasks whose descriptions can be found in the three prior volumes. It serves as an index to all the tasks by listing the volume in which each task description appears. Chapter 1 of this volume…
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations, Allied Health Occupations Education, Curriculum Guides, Health Services
Heath, W. D., III; And Others – 1975
A study was done to determine the relationships between the revised Occupation Analysis Inventory (OAI) work-dimension scores and job ability-requirement estimates and the ability test scores of job incumbents and graduate trainees in related vocational/technical education programs. (The OAI is an instrument containing 622 work elements which are…
Descriptors: Academic Aptitude, Aptitude, Employees, Employment
Department of Labor, Washington, DC. Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills. – 1991
This report identifies generic competencies (skills necessary for success in the workplace) and foundations (skills and qualities underlying the competencies). Chapter 1 explains use of this report to help educators make high school courses more relevant to the needs of a modern work force and to help employers ensure that their employees possess…
Descriptors: Competency Based Education, Difficulty Level, Education Work Relationship, Employment Qualifications
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Pecora, Peter J.; Ginerich, Wallace J. – Child Welfare, 1981
Investigated two main areas: (1) tasks performed by child care workers, group home houseparents, and social workers working in group child care; and (2) knowledge of specific domains (e.g. nutrition, behavioral theories) relevant to performance of those tasks. Results are considered germane to staff training programs, job descriptions, and program…
Descriptors: Adults, Child Care Occupations, Child Caregivers, Group Homes
Goodgame, Doug; And Others – 1975
The document presents the final report of a study to (1) identify job types in adult basic education in Texas and (2) provide a job-related basis for making management decisions at the State level, affecting local programs in adult basic education. A job inventory instrument was developed, containing 23 duties and 539 tasks, and was administered…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Educators, Adult Programs
Byers, Bruce B.; And Others – 1973
Curricula that are related to the specific task requirements of an occupation can be developed using task analysis. The development of task-related curricula should follow these steps: (1) complete a pretask analysis to develop a brief description of the job and to gather data related to the amount of supervision required, the number of coworkers…
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Career Education, Curriculum Development, Job Analysis
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