Development of an ability-based selection instrument for the MARC-air traffic controller training program : final report


Phillip Ackerman, Ruth Kanfer

February 1993

Report no. 1993 MARC



This report reviews the completed task and deliverable components of the contract between the Minnesota Air Traffic Control Training Center (MATCTC) and the University of Minnesota, and describes the findings of our research concerning the implementation of a selection instrument for air traffic control (ATC) trainees. The report reviews the basic research plan, describes the results of test development and validation activities (using the University of Minnesota laboratory sample and the FAA student sample), and describes in detail the results of test development and validation for the MATCTC student samples. References are provided for previously submitted reports that detail subcomponents of the research program.

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