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Title: Factors Associated with Students' Achievement: A Synthesis of NELS Results
Other Titles: 影響學生學業成就之因素:對美國國家長期教育追蹤調查研究結果之綜合分析
Authors: Ma,Hsen-Hsing
Contributors: 教育系
Keywords: Academic achievement;National educational longitudinal study;NELS;Synthetic analysis
Date: 2008-11
Issue Date: 2014-05-01 16:48:06 (UTC+8)
Abstract: This study synthesizes the effect size of variables having association with students’ academic achievement. Correlation coefficients and data derived from comparison categories based on the National Educational Longitudinal Study were converted to effect sizes. It was found that after students’ prior achievement and demographic factors were separated from those of student, school, and family factors, prior achievement became the most significant factor and its mean effect size grew steadily from Grade 8 through 12. The practical implication for educational policy is that when we want to improve the academic achievement of a low-achiever, such as in the implementation of the “No Child Left Behind” policy, the most efficient way would be to diagnose his or her achievement level and find out the deficiency in the basic knowledge that he or she has, and then this achievement level can be used to estimate the starting point for supplementary instruction.
Relation: 教育政策論壇,11(4),1-31
Data Type: article
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