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Auld, Lawrence – Library Quarterly, 1984
Examines Graduate Record Examination (GRE) Analytical Ability Test as admissions factor for master's degree in library and information science. Correlations of GRE General (Aptitude) Test scores and grade point averages for graduates and denied applicants of University of Illinois master of library science degree program are included. (7…
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, Cognitive Ability, College Entrance Examinations, Correlation
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Hirschfeld, Mary; And Others – Journal of Economic Education, 1995
Asserts that, on average, women score lower on the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) Subject Test in Economics. Reports on a study of 149 student scores on the test to identify factors associated with this differential performance. Finds little support for the notion that men are simply better than women in quantitative areas. (CFR)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Economics, Economics Education, Females
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Stricker, Lawrence J.; Rock, Donald A. – Developmental Psychology, 1987
Evaluated the extent to which the Graduate Record Examinations General Test measures the same constructs for older test takers that it does for younger examinees. Results suggest that the convergent validity of the test is similar across the age groups, but discriminant validity is somewhat different for older examinees. (Author/RWB)
Descriptors: Adults, Age Differences, Comparative Testing, Factor Analysis
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Tolman, Richard R.; And Others – Science Education, 1988
Studies the quality of graduating science education majors at Brigham Young University (BYU) and attempts to identify possible trends in the ability of students who entered secondary school science teaching. Concludes that there was no manifested trend toward lower quality college students entering the science teaching profession at BYU. (CW)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Aptitude, College Entrance Examinations, College Science