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Holly, Keith A.; Michael, William B. – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1973
The Structure-of-Intellect Tests are shown to represent promising alternatives to the traditional commercial standardized tests now widely used in predicting success in modern algebra. (Author/NE)
Descriptors: Algebra, Measurement Techniques, Multiple Regression Analysis, Predictive Measurement
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Michael, William B.; And Others – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1971
Descriptors: Cognitive Tests, Educational Programs, Evaluation Criteria, Grade Point Average
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Darakjian, Gregory P.; Michael, William B. – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1983
Comparative predictive validities of 147 secondary school students were examined for six subtests of the SRA Assessment Survey and for five subscales of the Dimensions of Self-Concept relative to overall/grade point average (GPA) earned and to GPA achieved in English and mathematics courses. (Author)
Descriptors: Academic Aspiration, Achievement Tests, English Instruction, Grade Point Average
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Bloland, Ruth Marian; Michael, William B. – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1984
This study compared the validity of chronological age, a standardized algebra prognosis test, standardized verbal and quantitative scales derived from an achievement test battery, and an objective measure of formal or concrete stages of Piagetian cognitive development for predicting final examination scores and course grades in high school…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Age, Algebra, Cognitive Development
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Swyter, LaVonne J.; Michael, William B. – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1982
The hypothesis that four measures selected to represent the field dependence-independence construct would be positively intercorrelated was supported by the presence of statistically significant positive correlation coefficients in the total sample as well as in the subgroups differentiated by ethnicity, intelligence level, and sex. (Author/PN)
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Cognitive Processes, Cognitive Style, Factor Analysis
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Michael, William B.; Bachelor, Patricia – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1988
Analysis of data from standard affective measures showed both an orthogonally rotated and an obliquely rotated factor solution yielded psychological dimensions that correspond to instrument's scales. Study Attitudes and Methods Survey was studied, using data on a total of 483 eleventh graders. Both solutions afforded comparable inferences about…
Descriptors: Affective Measures, Factor Analysis, Grade 11, High School Students