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Milpsy_chapter3_003 - Military Psychology Personnel Selection&amp Classification Dr Steven J Kass Dr(Major Alan Ogle Military Psychology

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Unformatted text preview: Military Psychology: Personnel Selection, & Classification Dr. Steven J. Kass Dr. (Major) Alan Ogle Military Psychology Personnel Selection Selection Errors 1. False Negative Rejecting candidate who would have been successful 2. False Positive - Accepting candidate who fails on job (more costly) Selection Errors P e r f o r m a n c e Reject Accept Test Cutoff Satisfactory Unsatisfactory True Positive True Negative False Positives False Negative Selection Techniques Civilian Assessment Centers Application Forms Biographical Inventories Interviews References Work Samples Aptitude Tests (preferred by military) Military Aptitude Tests ASVAB: Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery AFQT: Armed Forces Qualification Test Military Selection Tests Reliability Reliability consistency/stability of test Test-retest correlation between test scores taken at 2 different points in time (Coefficient of Stability) Internal Consistency homogeneity of test items (Coefficient Alpha or KR-20) Validity Does the test measure what it is intended to measure Criterion-Related correlation between test and criterion performance measure Concurrent use currently available performance measure Predictive collect performance measure later in time Construct correlation between test and measures of similar constructs Convergent highly correlated with like measures Divergent (discriminant) uncorrelated with unlike measures Content SME opinion of test content (job analysis) Face Test-takers opinion of test content Military Selection Tests Validity Selection Criterion-Related Validity P e r f o r m a n c e Reject Accept Test Cutoff...
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This note was uploaded on 01/12/2011 for the course PSY 270 taught by Professor Hall during the Spring '05 term at University of Phoenix.

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Milpsy_chapter3_003 - Military Psychology Personnel Selection&amp Classification Dr Steven J Kass Dr(Major Alan Ogle Military Psychology

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