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Unformatted text preview: WRITING A SITUATIONAL JUDGMENT ITEM Step 1 - Develop Scenarios A. Use the information from Question 1 on the critical incident form to create a theme for the scenario 1) Answers to this question provide information about "the circumstances that led up to the incident" 2) Ideally, the theme should be reflected in a number of similar critical incidents 3) Use your own creativity to make the scenario more realistic, but do not go overboard B. Draft a scenario that is no more than one paragraph long. At a minimum, the scenario should be three sentences. 1) It is important that you clarify any information examinees WOULD NOT be expected to know when they take the test: Examples of this type of information include: A Policies specific to the organization B Technical procedures that are learned on the job 2) Knowledge that is learned on the job You were out last night with friends instead of studying for your exam that would take...
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2008 for the course PSYCH 144 taught by Professor Vasilopoulus during the Fall '08 term at GWU.
- Fall '08