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ERIC Number: EJ661995
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0305-5698
Identification of Underachievers in Hong Kong: Do Different Methods Select Different Underachievers?
Lav, Kit-Ling; Chan, David W.
Educational Studies, v27 n2 p187-200 Jun 2001
Presents a study comparing different selection methods in the identification of underachievers: (1) absolute split method; (2) simple difference score method; (3) regression method; and (4) nomination. Focuses on 12- to 15-year-old Chinese students (n=126) in Hong Kong. Reports that the statistical methods had the highest congruence for selecting underachievers. (CMK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Hong Kong