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The Short-Term Predictive Validity of a Standardized Reading Test and of Scales Reflecting Six Dimensions of Academic Self-Concept Relative to Selected High School Achievement Criteria for Four Ethnic Groups.
Lehn, Thomas; And Others – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1980
Based on a sample of eleventh grade students from different ethnic backgrounds, (1) a reading test was a more valid predictor of academic success than academic self-concept; (2) aspiration and academic interest were valid predictors of school achievements; and (3) a combination of cognitive and affective measures was the most valid predictor.…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Aspiration, Anxiety, Cognitive Tests
Cognitive and Affective Factor Dimensions in Each of Four High School Samples of Different Ethnicity.
Michael, William B.; And Others – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1980
This investigation is an extension of TM 506 002. A factor analysis of the intercorrelations of academic self-concept and reading scores revealed three factors: Academic Achievement, Positive Academic Affect, and Anxiety. The results also showed that the factor structure served to explain the criterion-related validity coeffecients obtained in the…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Aspiration, Affective Measures, Anxiety