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Analysis Aptitude Test for Selection of Airmen for the Radio Communications Analysis Specialist Course: Development and Validation
Final rept. Apr-Nov 1977
AIR FORCE HUMAN RESOURCES LAB BROOKS AFB TX
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The objective of this study was to assess the increase in prediction of Radio Communication Analysis Specialist course performance when an Analysis Aptitude AA test is added to current selection instruments. Highly significant validities were obtained with AA for samples of 173 Air Force and 144 Army students. A multiple R of .7 in predicting final grades from AA and the three subtests of the Armed Forces Qualification Test AFQT was obtained for a subsample of 108 Army students. Minimum qualification scores of 71 percentile on AFQT and a raw score of 15 on AA were recommended for selection of students.
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