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Assessment: The Basics

Assessment: The Basics

Author: Barbara Ludins

This lesson will examine the various assessment tools utilized to measure behavior.

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Terms to Know
  • Behavioral Assessment

    Evaluating the frequency of specific behaviors.

  • Direct Observation

    Individual is asked to perform a team project together, interviewers watch the candidates' behavior and take notes but don't interact.

  • Halo Effect

    Favorable view based on partial information or first impression, can complicate later information.

  • Interview

    Evaluator asks a series of questions, face-to-face, about qualities, traits, their response to different scenarios, etc.

  • Rating Scale

    Evaluation depends on a checklist of qualities wanted, some may be more important than other qualities.