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Goldhaber, Dan; Koedel, Cory – National Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research (CALDER), 2018
In the summer of 2013, the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) issued public, highly-visible ratings of teacher education programs as part of their ambitious and controversial Teacher Prep Review. We provide the first empirical examination of NCTQ ratings, beginning with a descriptive overview of the ratings and documentation of how they…
Descriptors: Accountability, Teacher Education Programs, Intervention, Teacher Effectiveness
Wallace, Terri Lynn – ProQuest LLC, 2018
A significant amount of research has been documented on both attrition and retention of doctoral students. The attrition of doctoral students is a loss to society and academia when the prospective scholar does not complete the rigors of the dissertation journey. The time and money invested by the graduate students and the university is of no true…
Descriptors: College Entrance Examinations, Graduate Study, Correlation, Universities
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Liaghat, Farahnaz; Biria, Reza – International Journal of Instruction, 2018
This study aimed at exploring the impact of mentor text modelling on Iranian English as a Foreign Language (EFL) learners' accuracy and fluency in writing tasks with different cognitive complexity in comparison with two conventional approaches to teaching writing; namely, process-based and product-based approaches. To this end, 60 Iranian EFL…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis, Teaching Methods, Writing Instruction
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Zimmermann, Judith; von Davier, Alina; Heinimann, Hans Rudolf – International Journal of Educational Management, 2017
Purpose: Graduate admission has become a critical process for quality assurance in tertiary education. Hitherto, most research has investigated the validity of admissions instruments. However, surprisingly little work has been conducted on the overall organization of admission, which often remains "informal, ad hoc, and lacking in…
Descriptors: College Admission, Decision Making, Validity, Admission Criteria
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Sun, Yanyan; Franklin, Teresa; Gao, Fei – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2017
This study explored how the GRE Analytical Writing Section Discussion Forum, an informal online language learning community in China, functioned to support its members to improve their English writing proficiency. The Community of Inquiry (CoI) model was used as the theoretical framework to explore the existence of teaching presence, cognitive…
Descriptors: Informal Education, Foreign Countries, College Entrance Examinations, Graduate Study
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Hatchett, Gregory T.; Lawrence, Christopher; Coaston, Susannah C. – International Journal for the Advancement of Counselling, 2017
The purpose of this study was to re-evaluate the validity of traditional admissions criteria--UGPA and GRE scores--in predicting academic success for students admitted to a counselor education program in the United States. In contrast to prior research, we also included the newer GRE-Analytical Writing scores in our analyses. In general, we found…
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, Counselor Training, Academic Achievement, Predictive Validity
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Bejar, Isaac I.; Deane, Paul D.; Flor, Michael; Chen, Jing – ETS Research Report Series, 2017
The report is the first systematic evaluation of the sentence equivalence item type introduced by the "GRE"® revised General Test. We adopt a validity framework to guide our investigation based on Kane's approach to validation whereby a hierarchy of inferences that should be documented to support score meaning and interpretation is…
Descriptors: College Entrance Examinations, Graduate Study, Generalization, Inferences
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Breyer, F. Jay; Rupp, André A.; Bridgeman, Brent – ETS Research Report Series, 2017
In this research report, we present an empirical argument for the use of a contributory scoring approach for the 2-essay writing assessment of the analytical writing section of the "GRE"® test in which human and machine scores are combined for score creation at the task and section levels. The approach was designed to replace a currently…
Descriptors: College Entrance Examinations, Scoring, Essay Tests, Writing Evaluation
Cho, Euna – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The present study examined the effects of multimedia enhancement in video form in addition to textual information on L2 vocabulary instruction for high-level, low-frequency English words among Korean learners of English. Although input-based incidental learning of L2 vocabulary through extensive reading has been conventionally believed to be…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Vocabulary Development, Retention (Psychology), Multimedia Instruction
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Potvin, Geoff; Chari, Deepa; Hodapp, Theodore – Physical Review Physics Education Research, 2017
Graduate admissions play a critical gatekeeping role in the physics community not only because they select students who are allowed to begin their graduate studies, but also because they influence how students perceive graduate school, and in some cases whether or not they will even choose to apply. In conjunction with the APS Bridge Program, we…
Descriptors: Physics, College Applicants, Doctoral Programs, Admission Criteria
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Klieger, David M.; Belur, Vinetha; Kotloff, Lauren J. – ETS Research Report Series, 2017
This survey study investigated how graduate school admissions committees perceive and use the "GRE"® General Test and "GRE"® Subject Tests after the launch of the "GRE"® revised General Test in August 2011. These perceptions and uses impact the validity of the tests. Prior research about the perceptions and uses of…
Descriptors: Research Reports, College Entrance Examinations, Evaluation Utilization, Graduate Study
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Oliveri, Maria Elena; Lawless, Rene; Molloy, Hillary – ETS Research Report Series, 2017
The literature and the employee and workforce surveys rank collaborative problem solving (CPS) among the top 5 most critical skills necessary for success in college and the workforce. This paper provides a review of the literature on CPS and related terms, including a discussion of their definitions, importance to higher education and workforce…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Problem Solving, College Readiness, Career Readiness
Hopkins, Julie A. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The purpose of this study was to determine the impact of the continuous improvement of the leadership program on the outcome of graduate students. The study compared the SLLA Praxis scores obtained prior to the redesign of the 31 leadership competencies of the leadership program to the data retrieved after the program design. The practices of the…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Alignment (Education), Leadership Qualities, Church Related Colleges
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Fedynich, LaVonne – Research in Higher Education Journal, 2017
This article discussed the accuracy of nationally normed entrance examinations such as the Millers Analogy Test and the Graduate Record Examination at predicting graduate student academic success in Master's and Doctoral programs. Academic success was defined as maintaining the required minimum or higher graduate program grade point average and…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Academic Achievement, College Entrance Examinations, Graduate Study
Michalski, Daniel S.; Cope, Caroline; Fowler, Garth A. – American Psychological Association, 2017
The 2018 Graduate Study in Psychology Summary Report reflects data collected from more than 500 departments and programs offering master's and doctoral degrees in psychology and related training. This report features aggregate data from the 2015-2016 academic year that are summarized in the following areas: survey participation; admissions review,…
Descriptors: Graduate Study, Graduate Students, College Admission, College Applicants
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