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Faculty, Perceptions of Students VI. Characteristics of Students for Whom There Is Faculty Agreement on Desirability

Davis, Junius A.
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ETS Research Bulletin
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College Board, College Faculty, Criteria, Evaluation, Interrater Reliability, Student Characteristics, Student Evaluation, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Student Relationship


This final report in the Faculty Perceptions of Students series concerns, in the main, examination of students defined by a consensus of faculty as desirable. A variety of measures were tested for relationship against criteria drawn from frequency of being known and nomination by faculty to several laudatory categories. The major component of general acclaim was revealed to be academic performance, although technical difficulties (size of sample, limited reliability of other criterion measures) may have dampened other potential findings.

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