Possible Influences on Final Exam Results As Figure 1 indicates, the exam results of 705 students vary in a large range. Different students have different marks. Therefore, universities are interested in researching that how the following elements such as gender, type of degree, Quiz and report results affect the final exam outcomes. 5.1 Influence of Gender on Final Exam Results According to The Daily Telegraph (2013), gender “stereotyping” is resulting in the division of many main subjects including English and physics. However, the influence of gender differences on the learning of BSB123 need more evidence and will be demonstrated with the following analysis.
4. Do you think Dr. Zak has a good sample on which to norm his test? Why or why not? What are your suggestions? Doing a sampling of the demographics in college around the United States in 2009 it can be seen that 65% of the students are women and 45% are male.
Name: Date: February 24, 2014 HIST 2220—OL1: Midterm Examination Directions: This exam is based on your textbook and also some video documentaries I had you view for the first half of this semester. You may use your assigned textbook chapters and the video documentary, The Way West, Episode 3: The War for the Black Hills you had to watch in answering these short answer questions. Use 12-font, New Times Roman style for typing this exam. Question 1: How was the Reconstruction Period a slave-like existence for African Americans? Whites continued to discriminate against African American during the Reconstruction Period and were segregated.
Sources: Maria Dugandzic. Against all odds: School offers hope, opportunity for young men. CNN. http://www.cnn.com/2008/US/06/25/bia.urban.prep/index.html The main argument the author wants to exhibit here is that although nowadays blacks have much poorer performance in the United States, there is still hope that they can make a difference if offered necessary opportunities. This news story makes me realize a question: what determines blacks’ bad academic performance, like D'Souza says in the end of racism?
In the article, " Using tests ans an incentive to motivate procrastinators to study", written by Bruce W. Tuckman, in winter 1998, the purpose of using tests as an incentive is investigated to determine if using tests as an incentive can motivate people to study. In order to compare two groups of college student, Tuckman seprate eight two college student in to two groups. One group was giving a spot test for each cheapter through out the smester, the other was told to writing a outline of each cheapter in the textbook for a homework assignment. In the end of the smester, we could compare the overall score on a final achievement examination. The ropic of this study leads the readers to question: Why is this study important to our lives?
The road to college readiness began approximately three decades ago with a report commissioned by President Ronald Reagan on the state of secondary schools and students in America. Although the report was intended to create avenues for academic success for students in the U.S., little did the authors know that hey set the course to high-stakes standardized testing and stringent accountability measures without considerations for fueling other requisite skills and strategies necessary for college success—creativity, critical thinking, self-efficacy, and self-regulation (Amrein-Beardsley, 2009; Bell, 1993; Berliner, 1993; Bracey, 1998, 2003; Crosby, 1993; National Commission on Excellence in Education, 1983; Ravitch, 2009, 2010; U.S. Department of Education, 2008a; Zhao, 2009a, 2009b). Although success in rigorous academic courses and high scores on standardized tests are good indicators of academic preparedness, high school and college personnel must work together to help students develop an understanding of the academic and non-academic expectations of entering and succeeding at postsecondary institutions, thereby internalizing a college-going attitude. Tinto (1993) indicated that an important component of persistence is the willingness of students to work toward the attainment of their goals. Similarly, Astin (1975) reported that first year college students who strived for a doctorate or professional degree were most likely to persist in
Sovisal Sen Fry Capstone, P4 September 17, 2013 Compare and Contrast Colleges and Universities Name of college | Location | Admission Application Requirements | Program offered (that you want to apply) | Why are you qualified or not qualified | University of Washington | Seattle, WA 98195 | * All applicants must complete a minimum level of preparation in six subject areas. * Written essay or personal statement * 2.GPA or higher * Transcript of high school record (required for some program) * SAT or ACT is required * | * Business Management * Pharmacy | * I have a 4.0 GPA. * I can get a copy of my transcript. * I will write an essay and a personal statement to apply for the college. * I have taken the SAT test.
In other words, can too much black television kill you?” –Huey Freeman, Boondocks Season 1 This examination was moved by my response of a class entitled ‘Cultural, Race and Media’ a course I took last year during the fall semester 2010. The course enables students to analyze, refined and concealed messages about culture, race, ethnicity, gender, religion, class, and ability as presented to us through the media. One of the topics that were discussed was the history of
Running Head: SUBSTANCE ABUSE 1 Substance Abuse: The Misuse of Adderall in College Students Taylor Brown Francia Noble PSYCH 1300 SUBSTANCE ABUSE 2 Abstract The following paper consists of research obtained from two newspaper articles and one academic journal about a growing drug problem among your everyday college students across the nation. It will cover how so many students are obtaining the stimulant drug Adderall and what the abuse and/or misuse means for their future. It will cover how getting such enhancement pills is just as easy as getting the common cold. Also contained in the research all three sources have come to the conclusion that the use of this drug is inevitable among