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ERIC Number: ED011008
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Jul
Pages: 60
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Reference Count: 0
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SCHOLASTIC LEVEL OF NEW GRADUATE MATRICULANTS IN TEACHER EDUCATION AND IN ARTS AND SCIENCES, FALL SEMESTER 1965.
LIU, B. ALFRED
THIS INQUIRY INTO THE SCHOLASTIC LEVEL OF TEACHER EDUCATION VERSUS OTHER STUDENTS EXAMINED THE RECORDS OF 2,660 FALL 1965 MATRICULANTS TO GRADUATE STUDY IN TEACHER EDUCATION AND IN ARTS AND SCIENCES IN THE FOUR SENIOR COLLEGES OF THE UNIVERSITY (BROOKLYN, CITY, HUNTER, AND QUEENS). ALTHOUGH THERE WAS SOME VARIATION AMONG THE FOUR COLLEGES, TAKEN TOGETHER, IT WAS FOUND THAT (1) AT LEAST THREE-FOURTHS OF THE MATRICULANTS MET THE MINIMUM ADMISSION REQUIREMENT OF A "B-" AVERAGE, (2) NEARLY TWO-THIRDS MAINTAINED A "B" AVERAGE IN GRADUATE COURSES IN THE MAJOR, (3) THERE WERE NO SUBSTANTIAL DIFFERENCES IN SCHOLASTIC LEVEL BETWEEN TEACHER EDUCATION AND ARTS AND SCIENCE STUDENTS OR BETWEEN THOSE WHOSE GRADUATE AND UNDERGRADUATE WORK WAS NOT DONE IN THE SAME COLLEGE OR BETWEEN CITY UNIVERSITY UNDERGRADUATES VERSUS THOSE FROM OTHER COLLEGES, (4) THERE WERE ONLY SMALL DIFFERENCES AMONG VARIOUS MAJORS WITHIN TEACHER EDUCATION, WHEREAS SCHOLASTIC AVERAGES RANGED SOMEWHAT MORE WIDELY FOR SPECIALIZATIONS WITHIN ARTS AND SCIENCES, AND (5) THE VARIOUS FINDINGS WERE HEAVILY INFLUENCED BY THE MORE THAN TWO-FIFTHS OF THE MATRICULANTS WHO WERE ADMITTED ON PROBATION WHO, FOR EXAMPLE, TENDED TO HAVE LOWER GRADE POINT AVERAGES. (RP)
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Authoring Institution: City Univ. of New York, NY. Div. of Teacher Education.
Identifiers: New York (New York)