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Educational leadership

Educational Administration and Supervision

2003

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An Analysis Of Academic Performance By Discipline Of Community College Transfer Students , Bob R. Emley Jan 2003

An Analysis Of Academic Performance By Discipline Of Community College Transfer Students , Bob R. Emley

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

This study analyzed the academic performance of successful community college transfer students by academic discipline courses. Grade distributions were compared between Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) and Iowa State University (ISU) by matched disciplines. A T-test for equality of means and chi-square analysis was used to determine significant differences in the grade distributions.;The participants included 837 transfer students that graduated with a bachelor's degree from ISU between 1998 and 2002. Descriptive analysis of student demographics identified overall patterns and unique features of successful transfer students. Analysis of grade distributions of specific disciplines and community college general education ...