ERIC Number: EJ490296
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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Improving the Prediction of College Performance of Ethnic Minorities Using the IRT-Based GPA.
Young, John W.
Applied Measurement in Education, v4 n3 p229-39 1991
Using an adjusted cumulative grade point average (GPA), the item response theory-based GPA improved the predictability of college performance for ethnic minorities according to some statistical criteria but was found equivalent to cumulative GPA for others. The population was 1,462 college freshmen from 4 ethnic groups. (SLD)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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