A comparative analysis of pre-collegiate students' college preparation determined by academic achievement, achievement test performance, and learning style preference

dc.contributor.advisor Larry H. Ebbers
dc.contributor.advisor Mack C. Shelly, II
dc.contributor.author Beavers, Bobby
dc.contributor.department Curriculum and Instruction
dc.date 2018-08-23T00:08:29.000
dc.date.accessioned 2020-06-30T07:01:58Z
dc.date.available 2020-06-30T07:01:58Z
dc.date.copyright Wed Jan 01 00:00:00 UTC 1992
dc.date.issued 1992
dc.description.abstract <p>The main purpose of the study was to examine the relationships among demographic characteristics, standardized achievement test performance, academic performance in college preparatory courses, and learning style preference of economically and educationally disadvantaged students;The data were collected from 804 high school students in grades 9-12 from eight Upward Bound programs located in the midwest, south, and southwest. Six achievement tests, one learning style inventory, and one study habit survey was utilized to report data along with students' high school grade reports;The research design utilized the ex post facto research design--General Linear Models Procedure (GLM), correlational analysis, analysis of variance (ANOVA), and t-tests were employed for testing the hypotheses of the study;Analyses of the data indicate that academic preparation and grade level directly influence performance on achievement tests. Also, this investigation demonstrated a relationship between demographic variables and success as measured by academic and achievement test performance.</p>
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dc.identifier.articleid 11094
dc.identifier.contextkey 6385146
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.31274/rtd-180813-9527
dc.identifier.s3bucket isulib-bepress-aws-west
dc.identifier.submissionpath rtd/10095
dc.identifier.uri https://dr.lib.iastate.edu/handle/20.500.12876/63203
dc.language.iso en
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dc.subject.disciplines Education
dc.subject.disciplines Higher Education and Teaching
dc.subject.disciplines Secondary Education and Teaching
dc.subject.disciplines Student Counseling and Personnel Services
dc.subject.keywords Professional studies in education
dc.subject.keywords Education (Higher education)
dc.subject.keywords Higher education
dc.title A comparative analysis of pre-collegiate students' college preparation determined by academic achievement, achievement test performance, and learning style preference
dc.type article
dc.type.genre dissertation
dspace.entity.type Publication
thesis.degree.level dissertation
thesis.degree.name Doctor of Philosophy
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