Handbook for Development of Skill Qualification Tests
Final rept. 9 Jul 1976-18 Jan 1977
HUMAN RESOURCES RESEARCH ORGANIZATION ALEXANDRIA VA
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Skill Qualification Tests SQT are the quality control instruments for the Armys new Enlisted Personnel Management System. The tests, used to evaluate soldiers job mastery, are developed by personnel in Army agencies responsible for the various job specialties. Since the SQT entails a new performance-oriented approach to proficiency testing, agency personnel must be trained in the techniques of SQT development. The present handbook was prepared for use by SQT developers in the Army. The handbook covers both technical and administrative procedures to follow in preparing a field-tested SQT. Included are techniques and procedures pertaining to which job tasks to test what method of testing to use how to develop a hands-on test how to develop a performance-oriented written test how to validate tests and how to prepare guidance for test administration.
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