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ERIC Number: ED011191
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965-Mar
Pages: 15
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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INTERRELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN SELECTED PSYCHOLOGICAL AND ACADEMIC MEASURES IN AN EXPERIMENTAL PROGRAM FOR "LOW-ABILITY" STUDENTS.
YOUNG, EDWIN A.
GRADES OF 64 STUDENTS IN A SPECIAL PSYCHOLOGY CLASS FOR LOW-ABILITY STUDENTS WERE CORRELATED WITH SCORES ON SELECTED APTITUDE, ACHIEVEMENT, AND MOTIVATIONAL MEASURES. READING COMPREHENSION WAS THE BEST PREDICTOR OF SUCCESS. ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT TEST SCORES PREDICTED GRADES BETTER FOR WOMEN THAN FOR MEN. IN GENERAL, SCORES ON VARIOUS TESTS OF ACADEMIC APTITUDES PREDICTED SUCCESS FOR WOMEN BUT NOT FOR MEN. VERBAL MEASURES APPEAR TO BE BETTER PREDICTORS THAN NONVERBAL. FACTORS RELATED TO SUCCESS IN THIS LOW-ABILITY GROUP TEND TOWARD THE COGNITIVE IN WOMEN AND AFFECTIVE IN MEN. TABLES COMPARE THIS GROUP WITH VARIOUS NORM GROUPS AND SHOW THE CORRELATIONS BETWEEN TESTS AND GRADES. (WO)
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Authoring Institution: Los Angeles City Coll., CA.
Identifiers: California (Los Angeles)