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Ferguson, Janet; Tryjankowski, Anne Marie – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2009
This study examined performance of Master's-level students in an online course in Cognition, Learning and Assessment and compared it with the performance of students in a face-to-face classroom setting of the same course (N = 70). Data were collected from six sections of the course over a two-year period. The same professor taught all sections.…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Online Courses, Statistical Analysis, Conventional Instruction
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Toppino, Thomas C.; Cohen, Michael S.; Davis, Meghan L.; Moors, Amy C. – Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 2009
The authors clarify the source of a conflict between previous findings related to metacognitive control over the distribution of practice. In a study by L. Son (2004), learners were initially presented pairs of Graduate Record Examination (GRE) vocabulary words and their common synonyms for 1 s, after which they chose to study the pair again…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Vocabulary, Difficulty Level, Test Items
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Schmidt, E. A.; Homeyer, Linda E.; Walker, John L. – Counselor Education and Supervision, 2009
This study examined the relationship between 403 counseling graduate students' scores on the Counselor Preparation Comprehensive Examination (CPCE; Center for Credentialing and Education, n.d.) and 3 admissions requirements used as predictor variables: undergraduate grade point average (UGPA), Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) General Test Verbal…
Descriptors: Counselor Training, Graduate Students, Exit Examinations, Predictor Variables
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Wai, Jonathan; Lubinski, David; Benbow, Camilla P. – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2009
The importance of spatial ability in educational pursuits and the world of work was examined, with particular attention devoted to STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) domains. Participants were drawn from a stratified random sample of U.S. high schools (Grades 9-12, N = 400,000) and were tracked for 11+ years; their…
Descriptors: Spatial Ability, Role, Development, Expertise
Paulk, J. Sara – Library Journal, 2009
Over the past year, libraries have made the national news owing to soaring public usage driven by tough economic times. Much of this increased traffic stems from patrons coming to their local branches to use resources that will help them improve their chances at employment. While some demand practical job-hunting and career materials to help them…
Descriptors: Information Needs, College Applicants, College Entrance Examinations, Aptitude Tests
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Bridgeman, Brent; Burton, Nancy; Cline, Frederick – Applied Measurement in Education, 2009
Descriptions of validity results based solely on correlation coefficients or percent of the variance accounted for are not merely difficult to interpret, they are likely to be misinterpreted. Predictors that apparently account for a small percent of the variance may actually be highly important from a practical perspective. This study combined two…
Descriptors: Predictive Validity, College Entrance Examinations, Graduate Study, Grade Point Average
Berube, Michael – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2009
The author, an English professor, shares his experience in retaking the Graduate Record Examination in English literature, 25 years after he entered graduate school at the University of Virginia. He took the practice test instead of the "real" test, for a number of reasons. He wanted to be able to look over the questions afterward; to…
Descriptors: English Literature, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Classics (Literature)
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Chateignier, Cindy; Dutrevis, Marion; Nugier, Armelle; Chekroun, Peggy – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2009
Stigmatized group membership leads to deleterious consequences for individuals. More specifically, according to stereotype threat literature, the awareness of negative intellectual stereotypes can impair stereotyped group members' performance. Based on this framework, two studies were designed to explain the lower grades obtained by French-Arab…
Descriptors: Arabs, Stereotypes, Negative Attitudes, Intelligence
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Kordinak, S. Thomas; Kercher, Melanie; Harman, Marsha J.; Bruce, A. Jerry – Journal on Educational Psychology, 2009
The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) General Tests and GRE advanced Psychology (PSYGRE) Test were correlated with several measures of success in our graduate program at Sam Houston State University including some specific courses. Significant correlations were obtained for several of these measures, but the PSYGRE provided incremental validity…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Graduate Study, College Entrance Examinations, Academic Achievement
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Snyder, Thomas D.; Dillow, Sally A. – National Center for Education Statistics, 2012
The 2011 edition of the "Digest of Education Statistics" is the 47th in a series of publications initiated in 1962. The "Digest" has been issued annually except for combined editions for the years 1977-78, 1983-84, and 1985-86. Its primary purpose is to provide a compilation of statistical information covering the broad field…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Secondary Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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Snyder, Thomas D.; Dillow, Sally A. – National Center for Education Statistics, 2013
The 2012 edition of the "Digest of Education Statistics" is the 48th in a series of publications initiated in 1962. The "Digest" has been issued annually except for combined editions for the years 1977-78, 1983-84, and 1985-86. Its primary purpose is to provide a compilation of statistical information covering the broad field…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Adult Education
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Young, I. Phillip – Journal of Research on Leadership Education, 2008
Empirical studies addressing admission to and graduation from a doctoral program focusing on educational leadership are noticeably absent within the professional literature, and this study seeks to fill partially this void through testing specific hypotheses. Archival data were used to conduct a three group discriminant analyses where the…
Descriptors: Grade Point Average, Predictive Validity, Doctoral Programs, Sampling
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Song, Moohoun; Orazem, Peter F.; Wohlgemuth, Darin – Economics of Education Review, 2008
Students in majors with higher average quantitative graduate records exam (GRE) scores are less likely to attend graduate school whereas students in majors with higher average verbal GRE scores are more likely to attend graduate school. This sorting effect means that students whose cognitive skills are associated with lower earnings at the…
Descriptors: Majors (Students), Graduate Study, Doctoral Degrees, Professional Education
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Walker, Gabriela – College Student Journal, 2008
A quantitative analysis of the admissions requirements guidelines of the education doctoral programs at the top 20 American universities was conducted. An Internet search was used to obtain information on top-ranked world and U.S. universities. Admission requirements typically include, at minimum, an application fee (mean 55.5 USD), previous…
Descriptors: Graduate Study, Universities, Doctoral Programs, Admission Criteria
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Hardison, Chaitra M.; Sackett, Paul R. – Applied Measurement in Education, 2008
Despite the growing use of writing assessments in standardized tests, little is known about coaching effects on writing assessments. Therefore, this study tested the effects of short-term coaching on standardized writing tests, and the transfer of those effects to other writing genres. College freshmen were randomly assigned to either training…
Descriptors: Control Groups, Group Membership, College Freshmen, Writing Tests
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