ERIC Number: ED045761
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Aug
Reference Count: 0
A Research Report of the North Carolina Advancement School: Spring Semester 1968.
North Carolina Advancement School, Winston-Salem.
This research report of the North Carolina Advancement School includes a description of the selection of students and the instructional program; a statistical analysis of the students; an evaluation of the counseling and instructional programs; a discussion of research in progress; and recommendations. The School's purpose is to carry on experimentation and research on the causes and possible remedies of underachievement as well as to help individual students realize their potential. For the Spring, 1968, semester, 108 eighth-grade boys, representing all areas of the state, constituted the resident student body; thirty-six boys from the local area were admitted as day students. The students were given individualized and exploratory instruction working closely with a counselor. In summary, the results of this study tend to indicate that personality characteristics are highly correlated with achievement. It is recommended that further research be done in this area and that diagnostic methods continue to be explored. For related reports see UD 011 076 and 011 078-081. [Because of the size of the print, the tables on pages 31-33 will not be easily readable in hard copy.] (Author/JW)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Tests, Boarding Schools, Disadvantaged Youth, Educationally Disadvantaged, Experimental Programs, Experimental Schools, Intelligence, Intelligence Tests, Junior High School Students, Low Achievement, Program Evaluation, Psychological Testing, Residential Schools, Self Concept, Student Attitudes, Student Motivation, Underachievement
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: North Carolina Advancement School, Winston-Salem.
Identifiers: North Carolina Advancement School; North Carolina (Winston Salem)