Assessing Technical Education Skills

Assessing Technical Education Skills

Dec 2006

Panel Discussion Presenters:

John Foster, The National Occupational Competency Testing Institute (NOCTI)
Cynthia Pellock, The Pennsylvania State University
Robert G. Sheets, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


In this panel discussion, participants sought to identify the purposes of technical skill assessments, discuss major criteria used in assessing and selecting technical tests, and  identify and describe successful strategies for using technical tests to improve programs and accountability efforts.