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ERIC Number: ED010707
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Apr
Pages: 19
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Reference Count: 0
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THE UNDERGRADUATE QUALITY POINT RATIOS OF 1,612 1965 UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT GRADUATES.
FARNER, FRANK
THIS REPORT IS A COMPANION ANALYSIS TO A PRIOR REPORT, AC-65-66-1, APRIL, 1966. THE SOURCE, FORMAT, AND LIMITATIONS OF THIS STUDY ARE GIVEN IN THE PREVIOUS STUDY AND NOT REPEATED HERE. CONNECTICUT UNIVERSITY IS DIVIDED INTO TWO GROUPS FOR THE STUDY, THE COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS AND THE PROFESSIONAL SCHOOLS, BOTH OF WHICH ARE FURTHER DIVIDED INTO 52 MAJORS AND 64 STUDY AREAS. THE RESULTS ARE PRESENTED IN THE FORM OF A QUALITY POINT RATIO MATRIX FOR THESE MAJORS AND STUDY AREAS, COVERING THE STUDENTS' ENTIRE UNIVERSITY CAREERS. THE FOLLOWING SIGNIFICANT RESULTS WERE NOTED--(1) THE OVERALL MEAN QUALITY POINT RATIO (QPR) WAS 2.47, (2) MEAN QPR'S OF MAJORS RANGED FROM 2.94 IN PHILOSOPHY TO 1.99 IN AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS, (3) IN GENERAL, MAJORS HAD HIGHER QPR'S IN THEIR OWN STUDY AREAS THAN THEY HAD IN OTHERS, (4) STUDY AREA MEAN QPR'S RANGED FROM 3.27 IN MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY TO 2.00 IN SOCIAL WORK, AND IN GENERAL THE QPR'S IN PROFESSIONAL SCHOOLS WERE HIGHER THAN THOSE IN THE COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, AND (5) GENERALLY, MAJORS HAD HIGHER QPR'S IN THEIR OWN STUDY AREAS THAN THE REMAINING STUDENTS AS A WHOLE. (HW)
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Authoring Institution: Connecticut Univ., Storrs.
Identifiers: Connecticut (Storrs)