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YOUR RESPONSE TO THE FOLLOWING BASIC QUALIFICATION QUESTION(S) MUST BE SUPPORTED IN YOUR RESUME. FAILURE TO SUPPORT YOUR ANSWER(S) IN YOUR RESUME MAY IMPACT YOU OR ELIMINATE YOU FROM CONSIDERATION.

* 1.GS-11 Choose one answer that best describes your education and experience as related to the occupational requirements for this position:
  1. I have a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree.
  2. I have completed 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree.
  3. I have a LL.M., that is directly related to the duties of this position.
  4. I have 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least GS-9. That experience demonstrates a practical knowledge of the subject area of the position and of the methods and techniques of instruction.
  5. None of the above


YOUR RESPONSES TO THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS MUST BE SUPPORTED IN YOUR RESUME. FAILURE TO SUPPORT YOUR ANSWER(S) IN YOUR RESUME MAY IMPACT YOU OR ELIMINATE YOU FROM CONSIDERATION.

* 2.Which of the following best describes your experience interpreting curriculum policy, recommending course offerings and prerequisites, conducting training related to research and development, and teaching courses?
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  5. I have supervised performance of this task, and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


* 3.Which of the following best describes your experience using instructional system design, convert traditional courses to criterion referenced theories?
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  5. I have supervised performance of this task, and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


* 4.Please indicate which analytical techniques you have utilized:
  1. Triage analysis on existing training programs
  2. Performance and organizational analyses
  3. Front end analyses (FEAs)
  4. Job task analyses (JTAs)
  5. Job aid analyses
  6. Training needs analyses
  7. Task analyses
  8. Media and delivery selection analyses
  9. Off the shelf (OTS) analyses
  10. Cost benefit analyses
  11. None of the above


* 5.Which of the following best describes your experience in using statistical methods to develop measures of effectiveness for employee development initiatives?
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  5. I have supervised performance of this task, and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


* 6.Which of the following statements best describes your experience identifying and recommending ways of eliminating, combining, simplifying, or improving procedures and processes?
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  5. I have supervised performance of this task, and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


* 7.Please select the one answer which best describes the extent to which you have conducted studies to evaluate educational or informational products and services such as computer or web based training, new courses, job aids, etc.
  1. As a routine part of my job, I have had to frequently conduct studies to evaluate educational or informational products and services such as computer or web based training, new courses, job aids, etc.
  2. I am knowledgeable of the procedures, but have only had to occasionally conduct studies to evaluate educational or informational products and services such as computer or web based training, new courses, job aids, etc.
  3. I have never had to conduct studies to evaluate educational or informational products and services such as computer or web based training, new courses, job aids, etc.


* 8.From the following list, select the items that you have personally created:
  1. Course outlines
  2. Instructor Guidelines
  3. Lesson plans
  4. Tests
  5. Group exercises
  6. Case studies
  7. Handouts
  8. None of the above


* 9.From the following list of skills associated with the analysis, design, development, and production of curriculum materials, please identify those that you have applied at work:
  1. Develop curriculum outlines
  2. Establish guidelines
  3. Develop lesson plans
  4. Develop tests
  5. Develop group exercises
  6. Develop case studies
  7. Develop handouts
  8. Produce textual documents using desk-top publishing applications
  9. Review/edit service-wide exam questions
  10. Develop camera-ready copies of course materials to be printed and published
  11. None of the above.


* 10.Which of the following best describes your experience coordinating periodic course reviews using results of internal and external evaluation data to make informed decisions about course revisions, material evaluation, and deletions?
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  5. I have supervised performance of this task, and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


* 11.Which of the following best describes your experience evaluating training facilities, training delivery, and training aids?
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  5. I have supervised performance of this task, and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.






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