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Research and evaluation

1988

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Parent Influence On Academic Achievement: An Idiographic Study , William Benjamin Matthew Jan 1988

Parent Influence On Academic Achievement: An Idiographic Study , William Benjamin Matthew

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

The research literature suggests that frequent parental knowledge of their child's academic achievement is a necessary, but perhaps not a sufficient, condition for an improvement in achievement. Parents who are provided with frequent feedback about their child's academic achievement, along with a systematic method to manage their child's achievement, may be able to improve achievement in the absence of any systematic in-school intervention.


An Analysis Of The Career Paths Of Isu Teacher Education Graduates Utilizing A Cross-Validating Discriminant Analysis Technique , Arunee Kumlung Jan 1988

An Analysis Of The Career Paths Of Isu Teacher Education Graduates Utilizing A Cross-Validating Discriminant Analysis Technique , Arunee Kumlung

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of the study was to cross-validate the prediction portion of the Career Path Model developed by Sweeney (1987). The Career Path Model was used to predict the One Year Career Path and Five Year Career Path groups of ISU teacher education graduates;The sample of 1981/1982 academic year graduates (N = 154) was treated as the cross-validation sample, while the sample from Sweeney's study, 1980/1981 academic year graduates (N = 246) served as the development sample;The results of the cross-validating discriminant analysis procedure indicated that in One Year Career Path groups, the set of discriminators from ...