ERIC Number: ED519811
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Dec-6
Abstractor: As Provided
The Thurgood Marshall School of Law Empirical Findings: A Report of the Statistical Analysis of the July 2010 TMSL Texas Bar Results
Kadhi, Tau; Holley, D.
The following report gives the statistical findings of the July 2010 TMSL Bar results. Procedures: Data is pre-existing and was given to the Evaluator by email from the Registrar and Dean. Statistical analyses were run using SPSS 17 to address the following research questions: 1. What are the statistical descriptors of the July 2010 overall TMSL Bar students? a. What was the difference in scoring of the overall versus the First-Time Bar students? 2. What is the relationship of the subcategories, Times Taken the Bar, and Final Bar Score for the July 2010 TMSL Bar test takers? 3. What five subcategories were the best predictors of the July 2010 TMSL overall Bar test scores? 4. What were the statistical descriptors of the July 2010 TMSL First-Time Bar students (FTBs)? a. What was the difference in scoring of the Overall versus the First-Time Bar students? 5. What is the relationship of the subcategories and the Final Bar Score for the TMSL FTBs? 6. What five subcategories were the best Predictors of the July 2010 TMSL Bar Test Scores for the FTBs? Additional data is provided in six appendixes.
Descriptors: Scoring, Statistical Analysis, Scores, High Stakes Tests, Predictor Variables, Educational Objectives, School Statistics, Educational Indicators, Law Schools, Law Students, Licensing Examinations (Professions), Repetition, Test Results, Legal Education (Professions), Black Colleges, Followup Studies
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Texas
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Bar Examinations