Analyzing and Developing Competency-Based Assessment of Persons with Disabilities in Thailand

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Julaluk Watthananon Pollawat Chintanaporn

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The objectives of this research were to analyze and develop a competency-based assessment application for use with persons with disabilities in Thailand. A competency-based system is strategy of human resource development in the organization helping disabled people to improve their competency this will cause a paradigm shift of the labor market in Thailand. The target group for the study consisted of individuals with physical, visual, hearing, mental health, intellectual and learning impairments at the Universal Foundation for Persons with Disabilities (Thailand). Subjects were selected by purposive sampling. The experimental tools were: (i) a competency-based system for use by persons with disabilities; and (ii) a questionnaire administered to psychologists and social workers. The results were that: (i) the sample group reacted positively to the program and rated each aspect at a statistically significant ’good’ level; and (ii) after development, the program was able to identify people with disabilities who were ready for work within an organization.

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J. Watthananon and P. Chintanaporn, “Analyzing and Developing Competency-Based Assessment of Persons with Disabilities in Thailand”, ECTI Transactions on Computer and Information Technology (ECTI-CIT), vol. 12, no. 1, pp. 34-41, May 2018.
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Julaluk Watthananon, Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Science and Technology, Rajamangala University of Technology Thanyaburi, Thailand

Faculty of Science and Technology, Rajamangala University of Technology Thanyaburi

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