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1994

Eastern Illinois University

Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research

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Relationship Between Student Mobility Rates And Achievement Test Scores In The Illinois District Of Georgetown-Ridge Farm, Kevin A. Tate Jan 1994

Relationship Between Student Mobility Rates And Achievement Test Scores In The Illinois District Of Georgetown-Ridge Farm, Kevin A. Tate

Masters Theses

A study was done to see if high student mobility rates were related to achievement scores at the third and fifth grade levels for students in the Illinois School District of Georgetown - Ridge Farm. Student mobility and the 3rd and 5th grade achievement test scores of seventh and eighth grade students were examined. A mobile student was considered one that had not attended at least six and one half out of the seven educational years in kindergarten through grade six.

The findings of this study showed no major differences in achievement test scores of the stable student group compared to ...


Academic Achievement Motivation In Hispanic Students, Lisa A. Schuck Jan 1994

Academic Achievement Motivation In Hispanic Students, Lisa A. Schuck

Masters Theses

There is a lack of research on academic achievement motivation in Hispanic students, and instruments which measure achievement motivation have not been validated with Hispanic students. Fifteen regular-education teachers rated 67 third through fifth grade Hispanic students on the Teacher Rating of Academic Achievement Motivation (TRAAM). Students completed the Achievement Motivation Scale (AMS). Construct validity was investigated by examining the relationship of the TRAAM with the AMS. Criterion-related validity was established by examining the relationship of the TRAAM with Stanford Achievement Test (SAT) scores and grades. The TRAAM, AMS, Otis-Lennon School Ability Test (OLSAT) scores, and grades were used to ...