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Assessment: The Basics

Author: Laura Riness

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

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Assessment: The Basics





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.


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.