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ERIC Number: ED178607
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Pages: 7
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Quality of ROTC Accessions to the Army Officer Corps.
Gilbert, Arthur C. F.; And Others
Comparisons are made of the groups of Army officers that were procured through various programs and of various categories within the Army Reserve Officers' Training Program (ROTC). The criterion for these comparisons was the final course grades in the Officer Basic Courses (OBC) of the 13 career branches. Two samples were studied; one sample completed the course in 1977 and the other in 1974. For both samples, comparisons of mean course grades were made for ROTC graduates, Military Academy (West Point) graduates, Officer Candidate School graduates, and officers with direct appointments. In addition, for the 1977 sample, comparisons of mean grades were made for male and female officers, and for ROTC graduates from four regions of the United States. For both samples, scholarship recipients in ROTC were compared with non-recipients. Significance tests were made by analysis of variance. Conclusions indicated that although there were differences in grades of graduates from different institutions, the ROTC program was producing graduates whose quality was comparable to those from the other institutions. (CTM)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Reserve Officers Training Corps
Note: Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Military Testing Association (20th, Oklahoma City, OK, October 30-November 3, 1978)