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Engin, Gizem – Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research, 2019
This study aims to determine the pre-service teachers' burnout levels, their anxiety about not to be appointed to teacher profession, their academic achievements and the relation of these variables with each other. In accordance with this purpose, this study was designed according to correlational survey model. "It has been found that…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Burnout, Anxiety, Academic Achievement
Cin Seker, Zeynep – Online Submission, 2019
In this study, it was aimed to determine the attitudes of secondary school students towards Turkish course activities according to various variables. In order to determine the sample of the study, deviant case sampling, which is one of the purposeful sampling methods, was used. With the mentioned sampling method, the sample of the study consists…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Turkish, Learning Activities, Middle School Students
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Hahn, William; Leslie, Beth – Journal of Education for Business, 2017
The authors explore the results of the Comprehensive Business Exam (CBE) administered to business majors during their senior-year business capstone course. The study results identified students' SAT and grade point average as a predictor of CBE performance, and variables that explain the correlation between CBE performance, SAT score, and grade…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Business Administration Education, Majors (Students), Standardized Tests
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Soria, Krista M.; Fransen, Jan; Nackerud, Shane – College & Research Libraries, 2017
The purpose of this paper was to investigate whether there are relationships between first-year college students' use of academic libraries and four academic outcomes: academic engagement, engagement in scholarly activities, academic skills development, and grade point average. The results of regression analyses suggest students' use of books…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, College Libraries, Use Studies, Users (Information)
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Steenman, Sebastiaan C.; Bakker, Wieger E.; van Tartwijk, Jan W. F. – Studies in Higher Education, 2016
The first-year grade point average (FYGPA) is the predominant measure of student success in most studies on university admission. Previous cognitive achievements measured with high school grades or standardized tests have been found to be the strongest predictors of FYGPA. For this reason, standardized tests measuring cognitive achievement are…
Descriptors: Selective Admission, Grade Point Average, College Freshmen, Grade Prediction
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Bakoban, R. A.; Aljarallah, S. A. – Educational Research and Reviews, 2015
Extracurricular activities (ECA) are part of students' everyday life; they play important roles in students' lives. Few studies have addressed the question of how student engagements to ECA affect student's grade point average (GPA). This research was conducted to know whether the students' grade point average in King Abdulaziz University,…
Descriptors: Extracurricular Activities, Grade Point Average, Statistical Analysis, Academic Achievement
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Spisak, Art L.; Squires, Suzanne Carter – Journal of the National Collegiate Honors Council, 2016
High-ability entering college students give three main reasons for not choosing to become part of honors programs and colleges; they and/or their parents believe that honors classes at the university level require more work than non-honors courses, are more stressful, and will adversely affect their self-image and grade point average (GPA) (Hill;…
Descriptors: Grade Point Average, Honors Curriculum, Academic Achievement, Program Attitudes
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Loeb, Emily; Hurd, Noelle M. – Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice, 2019
Underrepresented college students are more likely than majority students to underperform and drop out of college. Perceptions of status relative to other students may play a key role in this process. The current study uses subjective social status (SSS) to predict underrepresented students' grade point average via their sense of academic…
Descriptors: Social Status, Academic Achievement, Disproportionate Representation, Competence
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Dennie, David; Acharya, Parul; Greer, Deirdre; Bryant, Camille – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
The study examined the extent that teacher-student relationships (TSR) influenced basic psychological needs, engagement, and student growth using the self-systems process model as a framework using structural equation modeling. Based on prior research, it was hypothesized that context (TSR) influenced self (basic psychological needs), which…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Class Activities, Learner Engagement, Grade 7
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Obeidat, Mohammed M. – World Journal of Education, 2019
This study aimed to investigate undergraduate students' attitudes towards studying English as a specialization in terms of attitude toward English-speaking people, the emotional aspect of attitude, interest, and motivation. It also aimed to explore if there were any significant differences between students' responses according to gender, study…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, English (Second Language), Specialization, Language Attitudes
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Simpson, Denise Balfour; Burnett, Dana – Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice, 2019
This study focused on the relationship between living arrangement (residential vs. commuter) and the academic performance (grade point average) of first-year, full time undergraduate students at one public, 4-year university in the Southeast. Additionally, we analyzed five educationally effective practices as described by the National Survey of…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Learner Engagement, Academic Achievement, Grade Point Average
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Whittinghill, Jonathan C.; Slovacek, Simeon P.; Flenoury, Laura P.; Miu, Vivian – Scholarship and Practice of Undergraduate Research, 2019
The programs Minority Access in Research Careers (MARC) and Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement (RISE) are funded by the National Institutes of Health to increase the number of students from underrepresented backgrounds earning degrees in the biomedical sciences. This article estimates the impact of participation in MARC and RISE on…
Descriptors: Biomedicine, Public Colleges, Program Effectiveness, Minority Group Students
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Gibbison, Godfrey A.; Henry, Tracyann L.; Perkins-Brown, Jayne – Economics of Education Review, 2011
Freshman grade point average, in particular first semester grade point average, is an important predictor of survival and eventual student success in college. As many institutions of higher learning are searching for ways to improve student success, one would hope that policies geared towards the success of freshmen have long term benefits…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Grade Point Average, Recreation, Intramural Athletics
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Griffin, Tyler J.; Hilton, John, III.; Plummer, Kenneth; Barret, Devynne – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2014
One of the most contentious potential sources of bias is whether instructors who give higher grades receive higher ratings from students. We examined the grade point averages (GPAs) and student ratings across 2073 general education religion courses at a large private university. A moderate correlation was found between GPAs and student evaluations…
Descriptors: Grade Point Average, Correlation, Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, Religious Education
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Wallis, Aaron L.; Gretz, David P.; Rings, Jeffrey A.; Eberle, Kiersten M. – Journal of College Counseling, 2019
This article examines the relationship between marijuana use and anxiety symptoms among college students, with a secondary focus on marijuana use and grade point average (GPA). A secondary analysis was conducted on data obtained from the American College Health Association--National College Health Assessment. Results indicated that marijuana use…
Descriptors: College Students, Anxiety, Marijuana, Drug Use
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