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Assessing Student Strengths: Academic Performance And Persistence Of First-Time College Students At A Private Church-Affiliated College, Jeffrey S. Williamson Apr 2002

Assessing Student Strengths: Academic Performance And Persistence Of First-Time College Students At A Private Church-Affiliated College, Jeffrey S. Williamson

Faculty Scholarship – School of Graduate and Continuing Studies

The research study sought to identify the significance or impact of strengths training received by first-time college students at a private, denominationally affiliated college that holds membership in the Council of Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU) and to determine whether or not there were statistically significant differences in first semester outcomes between students who received formal feedback and training on their identified strengths and those who do not receive their strengths results or training.

First-time college students at Mount Vernon Nazarene College (MVNC) in Mount Vernon, Ohio completed the Gallup Strengths Finder (GSF) assessment as a part of the new ...


Strategies To Ease The Negative Effects Of Mobility On Academic Achievement., D.Kaye Reed Thomas Aug 2001

Strategies To Ease The Negative Effects Of Mobility On Academic Achievement., D.Kaye Reed Thomas

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

Mobility, the movement of students from school to school, affects students, classrooms, schools, and systems. Extensive research has been conducted on the relationship between mobility and student academics. Although the research has not determined mobility is the cause of lower academic scores, it is certainly a contributing factor. Most students with high mobility rates also have difficulty in math, reading, or language. Teachers of classrooms with these students tend to "flatten" the curriculum by reviewing more than usual. Long-range planning for these students can be difficult. Schools and systems may plan programs for students who have moved on by the ...


Factors Influencing Youth Unemployment In Australia: 1980- 1994, Gary Marks, Nicole Fleming Jun 1998

Factors Influencing Youth Unemployment In Australia: 1980- 1994, Gary Marks, Nicole Fleming

Nicole Wernert

Examines unemployment amongst Australian youth between 1980 and 1994. Factors associated with employment levels are discussed including demographic factors, educational achievement and economic indicators.


Youth Earnings In Australia 1980-1994: A Comparison Of Three Youth Cohorts, Gary Marks, Nicole Fleming Jun 1998

Youth Earnings In Australia 1980-1994: A Comparison Of Three Youth Cohorts, Gary Marks, Nicole Fleming

Nicole Wernert

This report examines hourly earnings among Australian youth. The influences on hourly earnings were analysed in three sections. The first presents the correlation between earnings and social background, school factors, qualifications and labour market history. The second part models earnings using a four step procedure adding, sequentially, social and demographic background factors. school factors, qualifications and Year 12 completion, and employment history. The final section focuses on aging and cohort effects by examining the inmpact on hourly earnings of gender, schooling, qualifications and work experiences at particular ages.


Case Studies Of High-Ability Students With Learning Disabilities Who Have Achieved, Sally M. Reis, Terry W. Neu, Joan M. Mcguire Jun 1997

Case Studies Of High-Ability Students With Learning Disabilities Who Have Achieved, Sally M. Reis, Terry W. Neu, Joan M. Mcguire

Education Faculty Publications

We used qualitative methods to study 12 young people with learning disabilities who were successful at the college level. The participants reported negative school experiences, verified by their parents and school records, such as social problems, difficulty with teachers, and frustration with certain academic areas. The interaction of their high abilities and their learning disabilities produced a number of negative consequences since their talents were not usually addressed by the school system they attended. However, despite these experiences, participants were able to integrate specific personal traits and special compensation strategies and environmental modifications to succeed in a challenging university setting.

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Profiling Esl Children: How Teachers Interpret And Use National And State Assessment Frameworks, M Breen, C Barratt-Pugh, B Derewianka, H House, C Hudson, Tom Lumley, M Rohl Dec 1996

Profiling Esl Children: How Teachers Interpret And Use National And State Assessment Frameworks, M Breen, C Barratt-Pugh, B Derewianka, H House, C Hudson, Tom Lumley, M Rohl

Dr Tom Lumley

No abstract provided.


Design Of The Timss Achievement Instruments, Ray Adams, E Gonzalez Dec 1995

Design Of The Timss Achievement Instruments, Ray Adams, E Gonzalez

Prof Ray Adams

No abstract provided.


Student Progress, Charting Of, Geoff Masters, Ray Adams, M Wilson Dec 1993

Student Progress, Charting Of, Geoff Masters, Ray Adams, M Wilson

Prof Ray Adams

This article looks at the charting of students' progress. It examines learning as an active process, conventional achievement testing, testing for conceptual understanding, constructing ordered outcome categories, and collecting observations.


Is The Test Score Decline Responsible For The Productivity Growth Decline?, John H. Bishop Mar 1989

Is The Test Score Decline Responsible For The Productivity Growth Decline?, John H. Bishop

Articles and Chapters

[Excerpt] The test score decline between 1967 and 1980 was large (about 1.25 grade-level equivalents) and historically unprecedented. New estimates of trend in academic achievement, of the effect of academic achievement on productivity and of trend in the quality of the work force are developed. They imply that if test scores had continued to grow after 1967 at the rate that prevailed in the previous quarter century, labor quality would now be 2.9 percent higher and 1987 GNP $86 billion higher.


A Comparative Study Of The Achievement Of Underage And Overage Third Grade Boys And Girls., Carl M. Maw Aug 1968

A Comparative Study Of The Achievement Of Underage And Overage Third Grade Boys And Girls., Carl M. Maw

All Master's Theses

It is the intention of this study to gain some insight into the problem of starting boys and girls into school at an age when they may be too immature to cope with the pressures of the school environment. The purpose of his study, then, is to locate, compare and analyze some of the differences that seem to exist between the two sexes. This study will consist to two separate by integral sections: the first being the survey of literature and the second being a comparison of the achievement of underage and overage pupils.


An Empirical Study To Determine The Effect Of A Physical Fitness Program On Academic Achievement And Reading Ability, E. Douglas Garland Aug 1968

An Empirical Study To Determine The Effect Of A Physical Fitness Program On Academic Achievement And Reading Ability, E. Douglas Garland

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to determine the measured effect of a physical fitness program on reading ability and academic achievement among sixth grade boys and girls.


A Comparison Of Academic Achievement Between Slow Learning Grouped And Non-Grouped Seventh Grade Students In West Puyallup Junior High School, William George Selig Aug 1968

A Comparison Of Academic Achievement Between Slow Learning Grouped And Non-Grouped Seventh Grade Students In West Puyallup Junior High School, William George Selig

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study (1) to compare the academic achievement of seventh grade slow learning students in the modified learning program with those not in the program; (2) to determine if there is any difference in the academic achievement of the two groups. It was the investigator's hypothesis that there would be no significant difference in achievement due to grouping.


The Effect Of The Frostig Program For The Development Of Visual Perception On Readiness Skills, Judith L. Popp Aug 1967

The Effect Of The Frostig Program For The Development Of Visual Perception On Readiness Skills, Judith L. Popp

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this investigation was to evaluate what effect use of the Frostig Program for the Development of Visual Perception would have on readiness skills for kindergarten children. The results of this study would appear to have meaning for elementary school teachers, administrators and school counselors.


An Experimental Project To Determine The Effect Of Multiple Counseling On Academic Performance, Behavior, And Attendance Of Eighth Grade Students Who Are Underachievers, Chronic Absentees, And Behavior Problems, Leona Saunders Hawken Aug 1965

An Experimental Project To Determine The Effect Of Multiple Counseling On Academic Performance, Behavior, And Attendance Of Eighth Grade Students Who Are Underachievers, Chronic Absentees, And Behavior Problems, Leona Saunders Hawken

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to determine if multiple counseling can be effective in improving academic performance, attendance, and classroom behavior of eighth grade students who are identified as underachievers, minor behavior problems, and chronic absentees.


A Study Of Professional Course Grades, College Activities, Ace Scores And High School Grades As Related To Success In First Year Teaching, Warren Ray Van Zee Jun 1958

A Study Of Professional Course Grades, College Activities, Ace Scores And High School Grades As Related To Success In First Year Teaching, Warren Ray Van Zee

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to investigate whether either high school grade point averages, American Council on Education examination scores, grades received in professional courses or the number of activities engaged in while at college were related to success in first-year teaching as judged by public school supervisors.