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ERIC Number: ED012624
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Mar-17
Pages: 213
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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A SUPPLEMENTAL GUIDANCE MANUAL BASED ON INSTITUTIONAL REASEARCH.
NIELSEN, MARJORIE L.
THE GUIDANCE MANUAL HAS BEEN ORGANIZED TO PROVIDE A STATISTICAL BASIS FOR ANALYZING (1) THE NONSELECTIVE ADMISSION POLICY, (2) THE PERFORMANCE OF NATIVE, EVERETT JUNIOR COLLEGE STUDENTS WHO TRANSFER TO 4-YEAR COLLEGES, (3) THE PERFORMANCE OF TRANSFER STUDENTS TO THE JUNIOR COLLEGE WHO LATER ENROLL AT A 4-YEAR COLLEGE, (4) THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE GRADE DIFFERENTIAL BETWEEN EVERETT JUNIOR COLLEGE AND THE 4-YEAR TRANSFER SCHOOLS, (5) THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE STUDENT'S RESIDENCE AND THE 4-YEAR INSTITUTION SELECTED, (6) THE PERCENTAGE OF STUDENTS WHO PERFORM ABOVE AND BELOW THEIR PREDICTED ALL-COLLEGE AVERAGE ON THE WASHINGTON PRECOLLEGE TEST AT THE JUNIOR AND SENIOR LEVELS, AND (7) THE FEASIBILITY OF THE USE OF THE TESTING PROGRAM DATA FOR MANDATORY PLACEMENT IN REMEDIAL CLASSES IN ENGLISH AND MATHEMATICS AT THE JUNIOR COLLEGE LEVEL. THE HYPOTHESIS THAT LENGTH OF TIME SPENT IN A JUNIOR COLLEGE IS DIRECTLY RELATED TO SUCCESS IN THE TRANSFER INSTITUTION COULD NOT BE VERIFIED BY THIS STUDY BECAUSE OF TIME LIMITATIONS. THE HYPOTHESIS THAT JUNIOR COLLEGE TRANSFER EXPERIENCE AN INITIAL DROP IN GRADE AVERAGE AFTER TRANSFER WAS VERIFIED. THE KNOELL-MEDSKER STUDY IS SUMMARIZED, AND SELECTED TERMS ARE EXPLAINED. (HS)
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Authoring Institution: Everett Junior Coll., WA.
Identifiers: Washington (Everett); Washington Precollege Testing Program