Higher Education Research

Publication Date

2001

Subjects

Competency based assessment, Employment, Graduates, Test use, Test validity

Comments

Occasional paper series / Australia. Department of Education, Training and Youth Affairs. Higher Education Division; 01/E

Abstract

n 1999 the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) was commissioned by the Department of Education, Training and Youth Affairs (DETYA) to develop a test of generic skills which could be administered at university entry and exit level. Following consultation with university representatives and other stakeholders, written communication, critical thinking, problem solving and interpersonal understandings were selected as the components of the initial Graduate Skills Assessment (GSA).

Place of Publication

Canberra, Australia

Publisher

Department of Education, Training and Youth Affairs

ISBN

0 642 77225 8

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