ERIC Number: ED170325
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976-May
Reference Count: N/A
Reports of LSAC Sponsored Research: Volume II, 1970-1974. Law School Admission Research.
Law School Admission Council, Princeton, NJ.
Thirty-four research reports and summaries of projects studying law school admission and the Law School Admission Test (LSAT) are presented. These research projects were supported by the Law School Admission Council between 1970 and 1974. A subject index and an author index for volume I, covering 1949-1969, and for this volume are also provided. The topics reported in this volume involve: predictors of LSAT performance and of law school achievement; correlates of LSAT subtest grades; predictive ability of the Graduate Record Examinations; testing of foreign students; sources of test bias; sex differences; prediction using transcript data, individual characteristics, and recommendation forms; law school grading practices; analysis and interpretation of test data; racial differences; factor analysis of law school grades; predictive validity of test items; characteristics and grades of minority group law students, and of males and females. (GDC)
Descriptors: College Entrance Examinations, Grade Prediction, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Institutional Research, Law Schools, Legal Education, Predictive Validity, Predictor Variables, Professional Education, Research Reports, Research Reviews (Publications), Success
Law Programs, Educational Testing Service, P.O. Box 40, Newtown, Pennsylvania 18940 ($10.00)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Collected Works - General; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Law School Admission Council, Princeton, NJ.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Law School Admission Test