The Caps Test For Career Assessment

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Section One The CAPS test administered for career assessment, the assessment relates to occupation and occupational abilities. In order for this test to be consider reliable, it must consistent in that it measures what it suppose to measure (Knapp, Knapp, & Knapp-Lee, 1992, p. 40), which is occupational abilities. I believe that the CAPS test has acceptable reliable, if the test was re-administered in two weeks, I would have similar results because the timing and length of the test reduced my chances of memorizing the content of the test. To have validity, a test must measure what it purports to measure (Hays, 2013, p. 96). In my opinion, the CAPS has fairly acceptable validity but lacks face validity in that it does not look like it measure occupational abilities but educational abilities. However, face validity does not prove as evidence of validity (Hays, 2013, p. 97). I believe the CAPS has fairly acceptable validity, because it fairly predicts appropriate careers according to the test taker’s high interest areas. While administering the test, I was very nervous at first. I knew that I had to strictly following the administration instructions and was nervous that I would mess up, which could negatively affect the test taker’s results. Towards the third section, it was quite fun as I got the hang of being the administrator. Also, knowing that this was practice eased my anxiety and made it quite fun. I had difficulty scoring because the test taker’s pencil marks were
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