Measuring occupationally related skills digitally

Challenges, opportunities and limits using the example of examination tasks in the motor vehicle craft trades sector which are based on video vignettes

Coverbild: Measuring occupationally related skills digitally
Issue/Year (Volume) 3/2023 (52)
Page(s) 26-30
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Are digital tasks suitable for the measurement of craft trade competencies within the scope of the practical journeyman examination for vehicle mechatronics technicians? And are they ecologically valid? In other words, are the results achieved in this way meaningful in terms of real-life occupational contexts? Results from three different data surveys, which were conducted as part of the ASCOT+ DigiDIn-Kfz Project, were investigated and discussed in order to respond to relevant validity-related research questions. The findings reveal a mixed picture which demonstrates both the possibilities and limits of the digital task format deployed.

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