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Predicting Success in Law School With Moderators

Author(s):
Evans, Franklin R.; Klein, Stephen P.; Rock, Donald A.
Publication Year:
1967
Report Number:
RM-67-24, LSAC-67-01
Source:
ETS Research Memorandum
Document Type:
Report
Page Count:
22
Subject/Key Words:
Law School Admission Test Council, Admission Criteria, Law Schools, Predictor Variables, Test Validity

Abstract

The placing of individuals into homogeneous groups, rather than treating all students alike, may have a significant impact on predictor-criterion relationships. A grouping variable, that can function in this manner is generally called a "moderator," since it can exert an important but indirect influence on how well a given selection instrument will work.

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