Assessing Technical Education Skills
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.