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Medical Students' Attitudes Toward The Medical College Admission Test, Cassie J. Connealy Aug 2010

Medical Students' Attitudes Toward The Medical College Admission Test, Cassie J. Connealy

Public Access Theses and Dissertations from the College of Education and Human Sciences

The following study analyzed the attitudes held by pre-clinical medical students about the Medical College Admission Test or MCAT. One hundred and eighty first-year and second-year medical students at a public Midwestern medical university participated in this study. Participants completed the “Medical Students Attitudes toward the Medical College Admission Test” survey during their morning lectures near the end of their spring semester. A composite scale score of the Likert items of the survey was computed and the proportion of students with attitudes ranging from strongly agree to strongly disagree was calculated. For six of the twelve Likert items the largest ...


Nurturing Young Students' Writing Knowledge, Self-Regulation, Attitudes, And Self-Efficacy: The Effects Of Self-Regulated Strategy Development (Srsd), Sharon Zumbrunn Jan 2010

Nurturing Young Students' Writing Knowledge, Self-Regulation, Attitudes, And Self-Efficacy: The Effects Of Self-Regulated Strategy Development (Srsd), Sharon Zumbrunn

Public Access Theses and Dissertations from the College of Education and Human Sciences

The purpose of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of implementing the Self-Regulated Strategy Development (SRSD) model of instruction (Graham & Harris, 2005; Harris & Graham, 1996) on the writing skills and writing self-regulation, attitudes, self-efficacy, and knowledge of 6 first grade students. A multiple-baseline design across participants with multiple probes (Kazdin, 2010) was used to test the effectiveness of the SRSD instructional intervention. Each participant was taught an SRSD story writing strategy as well as self-regulation strategies. All students wrote stories in response to picture prompts during the baseline, instruction, independent performance, and maintenance phases. Stories were assessed for essential story components ...


Socio-Political Influences On Efl Motivation And Attitudes: Comparative Surveys Of Korean High School Students, Tae-Young Kim Dr. Dec 2009

Socio-Political Influences On Efl Motivation And Attitudes: Comparative Surveys Of Korean High School Students, Tae-Young Kim Dr.

Dr. Tae-Young Kim (김태영, 金兌英)

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