ERIC Number: ED166199
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973-Dec-5
Reference Count: N/A
Conceptual Model of the National Longitudinal Study. RTI Project No. 22U-884-11.
Research Triangle Inst., Durham, NC. Center for Educational Research and Evaluation.
The conceptual model of the National Longitudinal Study of the High School Class of 1972 (NLS) has been modified from James Trent's General Educational Development Model. The NLS model is presented and briefly compared with the General Educational Development Model. The major portion of this document consists of NLS questionnaire items or variables studied in 24 categories: physical (constitutional) factors; sex; academic ability; socioeconomic status; home environment; race or religion; community environment; significant other (family, peers, or school) influencing plans (base-year and followup); high school characteristics; high school experience; work experience while attending high school; self concept (base-year and followup); high school achievement; goal orientation (base-year and followup); postsecondary school characteristics; postsecondary school experience; postsecondary work experience; marriage and family; postsecondary community characteristics; postsecondary academic performance; and work performance and job satisfaction. The source of each variable is also indicated--Base Year Survey, Follow-up Survey, Student Record Information Form, Counselor Questionnaire, or School Questionnaire. (Author/GDC)
Descriptors: Followup Studies, Goal Orientation, High School Graduates, High Schools, Institutional Characteristics, Longitudinal Studies, Models, National Surveys, Participant Characteristics, Postsecondary Education, Predictor Variables, Research Design, Student Characteristics, Student Experience, Work Experience
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Research Triangle Inst., Durham, NC. Center for Educational Research and Evaluation.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: National Longitudinal Study of the High School Class of 1972