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Geise, Mary Jo; Knight, William E. – Association for Institutional Research (NJ1), 2011
Dual enrollment programs, once created for the most advanced students, are now seen as a way to provide an accessible and affordable bridge to postsecondary education for a broader range of students. Research on the outcomes of such programs has been limited in scope and exists for only a few states. This quantitative study used Astin's I-E-O…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Dual Enrollment, Statistical Analysis, Access to Education
Saupe, Joe L.; Eimers, Mardy T. – Association for Institutional Research (NJ1), 2010
The purpose of this study is to illustrate techniques for correcting a correlation between a predictor of success in college (admission test score or indicator of high school performance) with a measure of success in college (one-year retention or first-year GPA) given the restricted variances in the population used to calculate the correlations.…
Descriptors: Success, Grade Point Average, Academic Achievement, Predictor Variables
Engberg, Mark E.; Allen, Daniel J. – Association for Institutional Research (NJ1), 2010
The purpose of this study is to examine resource allocation patterns and the predictive power of these resources in increasing the likelihood of four-year college enrollment among academically qualified, low-income students. Using data from the Educational Longitudinal Study, college choice decision-making is conceptualized in relation to an…
Descriptors: College Choice, College Attendance, Enrollment, Resource Allocation
Saupe, Joe L.; Curs, Bradley R. – Association for Institutional Research (NJ1), 2008
This study is an investigation of the derivation of scores that predict whether or not prospective first-time freshmen will apply or will enroll and whether or not first-time freshman enrollees will graduate using data from the ACT (American College Testing) assessment. Using a regression methodology, four basic scores are derived to be…
Descriptors: Enrollment Management, Student Characteristics, Academic Ability, Scores
Luo, Jiali; Jamieson-Drake, David – Association for Institutional Research (NJ1), 2005
Using a typological schema derived from freshman survey data and other empirical measures, this study examines the link between students' traits upon entry to college and their college academic performance and skill development in various areas as measured at the exit point. The findings indicate the typological schema is predictive of student…
Descriptors: Institutional Mission, Student Interests, Skill Development, Institutional Characteristics