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Westrick, Paul – ACT, Inc., 2017
Building upon the research findings in an earlier ACT Research Report (Westrick, 2016), this study used data from 119,131 students at 26 four-year institutions to make comparisons between STEM majors earning semester GPAs of 3.0 or higher and their STEM peers earning semester GPAs less than 3.0. The results indicate that the higher-performing…
Descriptors: STEM Education, High Achievement, Majors (Students), College Students
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Aslan, Sevda; Gelbal, Selahattin – Educational Research and Reviews, 2016
The aim of this study was to demonstrate the change in separation-individuation between late adolescents in the first, second, third and fourth year of higher education. The study sample used for this longitudinal study consisted of 148 students attending class studies, computer education and science education departments of Kirikkale University.…
Descriptors: Late Adolescents, Longitudinal Studies, College Students, Statistical Analysis
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Mustapha, Aida; Samsudin, Noor Azah; Arbaiy, Nurieze; Mohammed, Rozlini; Hamid, Isredza Rahmi – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2016
In programming, one problem can usually be solved using different logics and constructs but still producing the same output. Sometimes students get marked down inappropriately if their solutions do not follow the answer scheme. In addition, lab exercises and programming assignments are not necessary graded by the instructors but most of the time…
Descriptors: Programming, Computer Science Education, Scoring Rubrics, Grading
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Roberts, Ashley – National Center for Education Statistics, 2016
This Data Point examines the persistence and attainment of students who enrolled in postsecondary education for the first time in 2003-04, focusing on subbaccalaureate students (those seeking a certificate or associate's degree) and, among subbaccalaureate students, those who pursue occupational education. Their progress was tracked over 6 years.…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Student Surveys, Two Year College Students, Educational Attainment
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Chen, Xianglei – National Center for Education Statistics, 2016
Every year, millions of new college students arrive on campus lacking the necessary academic skills to perform at the college level. Postsecondary institutions address this problem with extensive remedial programs designed to strengthen students' basic skills. While much research on the effectiveness of remedial education has been conducted,…
Descriptors: Remedial Instruction, Program Effectiveness, Statistical Analysis, College Students
Westrick, Paul – ACT, Inc., 2016
Using date from 120,612 students at 26 four-year institutions, this report provides a description of STEM majors entering four-year postsecondary institutions and those who persist through four years of study. The results indicate that persisting STEM majors enter college with very high levels of pre-college academic achievement as measured by the…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Majors (Students), Academic Persistence, College Students
National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2015
VET FEE-HELP is an income-contingent loan scheme that assists eligible students undertaking certain vocational education and training (VET) courses (diploma, advanced diploma, graduate certificate and graduate diploma) with an approved provider by paying for all or part of their tuition costs. The tuition costs are paid directly to the provider.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Income Contingent Loans, Outcomes of Education
Scott-Clayton, Judith; Minaya, Veronica – Center for Analysis of Postsecondary Education and Employment, 2014
Student employment subsidies are one of the largest types of federal employment subsidies, and one of the oldest forms of student aid. Yet it is unclear whether they help or harm students' long term outcomes. This document contains the appendices to the report "Should Student Employment Be Subsidized? Conditional Counterfactuals and the…
Descriptors: Student Employment, Financial Support, Student Financial Aid, Program Effectiveness
National Student Clearinghouse, 2013
In late 2007, the National Student Clearinghouse (NSC) expanded its Enrollment Reporting service to include several additional data elements (commonly referred to as the "A2" or "expanded" data elements). One of these expanded data elements is student gender. Although gender is potentially important to a number of research…
Descriptors: Enrollment, Data, Sex, Statistical Analysis
Sanchez, Edgar I. – ACT, Inc., 2013
This study examines the differential effects on student subgroups of using the ACT® College Readiness Assessment Composite (ACTC) score and high school grade point average (HSGPA) for making admission decisions. The subgroup characteristics investigated include race/ethnicity, gender, and income. For each student subgroup, we examine the effect of…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Scores, Grade Point Average, High School Students
Center for Collegiate Mental Health, 2012
This report is based on the 2011-2012 Center for Collegiate Mental Health (CCMH) data set, which closed on June 30, 2012. Data was contributed by 120 colleges and universities describing 81,000 unique college students seeking treatment, 2,823 clinicians, and over 730,567 appointments. In addition to summarizing data, these annual reports are…
Descriptors: College Students, Mental Health, Mental Health Programs, Counseling Services
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Wine, Jennifer; Janson, Natasha; Wheeless, Sara – National Center for Education Statistics, 2011
This report describes and evaluates the methods and procedures used in the 2004/09 Beginning Postsecondary Students Longitudinal Study (BPS:04/09). BPS:04/09 is the second and final follow-up interview for the cohort of first-time beginning postsecondary students identified in the 2004 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study. For the first time…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Postsecondary Education, College Students, Research Methodology
Dow, Daphne – University of North Carolina Office of the President, 2009
The University of North Carolina presents the forty-first annual "Statistical Abstract of Higher Education in North Carolina." This abstract covers the breadth of higher education activities in the State in their quantitative aspect, from simple counts of enrollment and degrees conferred to complex analyses of the flow of student…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Institutional Research, Enrollment, College Housing
Bridgeman, Brent; Pollack, Judith; Burton, Nancy – College Board, 2008
The ability of high school grades (grade point average) and SAT® scores to predict cumulative grades in different types of college courses was evaluated in a sample of 26 colleges. Appended are: (1) Sample Sizes, Means, and Standard Deviations for Subgroups Defined by Gender, Race/Ethnicity, and Course Type; and (2) Prediction of Cumulative GPA by…
Descriptors: College Entrance Examinations, Standardized Tests, Grade Point Average, High School Students
Yang, Xiaoyun – University of North Carolina Office of the President, 2007
The University of North Carolina presents the thirty-ninth annual "Statistical Abstract of Higher Education in North Carolinaa." This abstract covers the breadth of higher education activities in the State in their quantitative aspect, from simple counts of enrollment and degrees conferred to complex analyses of the flow of student…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Institutional Research, Enrollment, College Housing