ERIC Number: ED511344
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010-May-20
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
The Thurgood Marshall School of Law Empirical Findings: A Report of the Correlational Analysis of Bar Passing Rates and Final GPA of Years 2005-2009
Kadhi, T.; Holley, D.; Palasota, A.; Garrison, P.; Green, T.
The following analysis was done to investigate the findings of the Correlational Relationship (R) between the Bar Passing Rates and GPAs of the Years 2005-2009. This report of findings was done to see if there are any significant relationships between the three variables (Bar Pass/Fail/Unknown, Overall GPA, and Bar GPA). The following procedures were followed during Data collection and Analysis: 1. TMSL Registrar queried student information from Banner, collecting Name, Graduation Date, Overall GPA, Bar Pass/Fail/Unknown for all Graduates 2005-2009. 2. Spreadsheet given to TMSL Asst. Dean of Academic Support and Bar GPA supplied for a smaller sample of students. 3. Pass/Fail/Unknown information included on spreadsheet for smaller sample. 4. Bar Pass/Fail/Unknown (P/F/U) relabeled Bar 2/1/0 for analysis as Nominal Data. 5. The most common R (Pearson Correlation Coefficient) is given for all results. In addition, a summary of results is given after each table.
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Texas
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Bar Examinations