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Normative Influence and its Effect on Goal Commitment and Task Performance
(Drake University, 1995-05)
The Problem. This study investigated the effect of need for achievement (nAch), need for approval (nAp), social influence, and depression on goal commitment and postperformance. It was hypothesized positive social influence ...
Relationship of the IBM Writing to Read Program to Lower Elementary Academic Achievement
(Drake University, 1990-07)
The problem. This study measures kindergarten and first grade Iowa Tests of Basic Skills (ITBS) reading, language, and composite scores for student cohorts. One group received kindergarten reading instruction through IBM's ...
The Relationship Among Test Anxiety, Academic Achievement, and Age in Associate Degree Nursing Students
(Drake University, 1993-07)
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship among test anxiety, academic achievement and age in Associate Degree Nursing students. To test the relationship among the variables, two hypotheses were posed. Employing ...
How Does Heterogeneous Ability Grouping and Homogeneous Ability Grouping Compare in Academic Growth and in Building Self-Esteem?
(Drake University, 1993-03)
In the last few years, educators have questioned the concept of ability grouping. While many schools are still using homogeneous ability grouping of students believing that this is the best way for students to learn and ...
The Relationship Between Academic Confidence and Academic Achievement of Selected First Time Students at Grand View College
(Drake University, 1994-05)
The problem. Colleges and universities experience limited success using traditional criteria for identifying academically at-risk students. This study used College Student Inventory, Nelson Denny Reading Test scores, and ...