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Prediction of the first year college performance of high aptitude students

Robert Cosby Nichols

Prediction of the first year college performance of high aptitude students

by Robert Cosby Nichols

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Published by American Psychological Association in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Prediction of scholastic success

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Robert C. Nichols and John L. Holland.
    SeriesPsychological monographs: general and applied,, v. 77, no. 7; whole no. 570, 1963.
    ContributionsHolland, John L. joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF1 .P8 vol. 77, no. 7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination29 p.
    Number of Pages29
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5903019M
    LC Control Number64000213
    OCLC/WorldCa3409438

    the SAT in predicting college performance of the college applicants (cf. Linn, ). Therefore, being interested in estimating the predictive va-lidity of SAT as a selection tool to select first-year students (high-stakes decisions), Hezlett et al. () made correction for range restriction. The researcher randomly divided fifty first-year college students into two groups. In Group A the instructor lectured to them for three hours per week. Group B received an equal amount of lecturing, but their instructor also met with each student for thirty minutes every week. Each group took the same final exam.

    In the Rainbow Project, my collaborators and I collected data from 15 US institutions, including 8 four-year colleges, 5 two-year colleges, and 2 high schools. A total of 1, students participated in the project. Most were in their first year of college or in their last year of high by: Prediction of 4-Year College Student Performance Using Cognitive and students freshman year. Alternative outcomes such as a self-report of performance on a range of student focused on the prediction of first-year college GPA. Another recent exploration of predictors of college student success is the meta-analytic effort by Crede.

      College student retention and performance in higher education are important issues for educational institutions, educators, and students. The purpose of this study was to determine if student needs for achievement, affiliation, autonomy, and dominance measured by the Needs Assessment Questionnaire (Heckert et al., ) could predict academic performance and retention beyond Cited by: The project was a follow-on to research undertaken last year by the same organization to examine developmental education placement rates and how well high school grade point average and exam performance predicted performance in college-level courses among first-time students entering two- and four-year programs at the University of Alaska system.


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Aptitude and first year college performance: Responsibility: by Robert C. Nichols and John L. Holland. Psychol Monogr. ;77(7) Prediction of the first year college performance of high aptitude students.

Nichols RC, Holland JL. PMID:Cited by: Predicting Academic Performance in an Introductory College -Level IS Course 11 contributed to the explanation of performance in an introductory college -level financial accounting class. Marcal and Roberts ( 0) found, however, that a computer literacy prerequisite was not associated with student performance in a business communication class.

jority class predictions extends across higher aptitude stu-dents, while the TBP method provides the most accurate predictions over students in the lower aptitude bins. Table 2: Average RMSE of the skill level analysis divided by bin. Bin of New Skill Majority Class SBP TBP 1 2 3 4 0. The empirical investigation departed from a positivist paradigm to determine which variables contributed the best towards the prediction of academic success of first year NCV Level 2 students at FET Colleges and a quantitative non-experimental, ex post facto approach was results of the General Scholastic Aptitude Test (GSAT), the Author: Colleen Smit.

increment ( percent and percent, respectively) to the prediction of first year college academic performance if they were used as predictor variables along with CEA scores during the final admission decision.

Based on the findings it was recommended that admission guide lines needs to be revised and mere reliance onFile Size: KB. Predicting Student Aptitude Using Performance History Anthony F.

Botelho Worcester Polytechnic Institute Institute Rd. students in order to provide aid where it is needed; it is jority class predictions extends across higher aptitude stu-dents, while Author: Anthony F.

Botelho, Seth Akonor Adjei, Hao Wan, Neil T. Heffernan. First, data from the College Board, with observations on all California SAT-takers from the high school cohorts, are used to estimate σ, the population variance-covariance matrix of SAT scores and high school Size: KB. Aptitude Test (SAT).

Of these, many see the SAT as College Performance Predictions and the SAT students from high income, predominantly white high schools, even relative to less advantaged students with sim-ilar academic qualifications. This rule - essentially, affirmative action for socioeconomi. The results contradicted the prediction, based on SLODR, that predictive validity would be lower for high ability subjects.

SAT–GPA correlations (adjusted for range restriction) from three SAT scales were modestly higher for high (M r) than low ability subjects (M r) (Bridgeman et al.,Table 3, p.

5).Cited by: P) was the most important predictor of first year college academic performance followed by SAT scores (B=, P) for all participants [25][26] [27]. Author: Jesse Rothstein. Prediction of students’ academic performance resents a predictive approach to make predictions on values of data using know results found from different data [20].

Also, the output from the prediction model using NB can be easily interpreted into the understandable human language [16,Cited by:   This study examined the statistical and institutional influences on the prediction of first-year college grades, using data from College Board validity studies and the College Handbook.

The criterion was the size of the multiple correlation between academic predictors and first-year college grades. The independent variables were the statistical data of the validity study and college Cited by: Prediction of the first year college performance of high aptitude students by Robert C Nichols Academic and non-academic accomplishment in a representative sample taken from a population ofby John L Holland (Book) 20, 2-year college students were added to Holland's sample of 4-year college students; data for some employed.

First, we examine the gender gap in performance in tournament versus pass/fail-type exams. In contrast, the focus of the literature on academic performance is on the prediction of college or.

First-year-college GPA's were collected for students, and students completed the survey. Interest measures from the CGP battery were combined with high school GPA's and aptitude scores (WPC) to predict first-year-college GPA's and responses to the survey.

Findings included: traditional aptitude and achievement measures predicted academic Cited by: 2. Now for his arguments and the facts he presented. First, the SAT scores on average differed significantly, but the GPA differences were only points.

Second, this comparison and prediction was for first year college; if the SAT has any predictive power, one would expect the correlation to be strongest first by: Compared with traditional college entrance exams, assessments that include tests of Sternberg's three intelligences reveal ____ ethnic group differences in intelligences and ___ accurate prediction of American students' first-year grade.

Different Levels of College Performance Jennifer L. Kobrin and Rochelle S. Michel. The College Board, New York, SAT scores and high school grades to first-year college grades. Many of these studies find that SAT scores make Noble and Sawyer expected that predictions of moderate first-year college grades would be better when based File Size: KB.

Elert noted that the strength of college entrance exams is in the prediction of first-year college grade point averages, and that their predictive power disappears after the first year.

reported both scholastic aptitude test scores and high school marks as significant predictors of college, and that a one-point increase in high school mark Author: Zebdewos Zekarias, Nasser Aba-Milki, Fisseha Mikre.

1. Introduction. There is a history of research regarding various personality constructs as they related to academic performance (Lavin, ).Some recent studies reflect an increasing interest in the validity of measures of normal personality, particularly the Big Five traits, (i.e., openness to experience, conscientiousness, extraversion, agreeableness, and neuroticism).Cited by:   Standardized tests such as the SAT and ACT have long been used in college admissions to sort through thousands of applications.

Whether or not such tests accurately assess a student's ability to succeed in higher education is up for debate, but a Penn State expert says that, ultimately, current classroom performance is what prepares a student for admission -- and test day -- better than.The American College Test 12 Use of test scores by institutions 13 Use of test scores by students 15 Aptitude testing in Israel 16 The Psychometric Entrance Test (PET) 17 Aptitude testing in Sweden 17 The SweSAT 18 Aptitude testing in Singapore 18 3.

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