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A Description of the Satisfaction Questionnaire for Junior Colleges in Terms of Rotated Factors CGP

Author(s):
Modu, Christopher C.
Publication Year:
1970
Report Number:
RB-70-17, RDR-69-70, No. 01
Source:
ETS Research Bulletin
Document Type:
Report
Page Count:
18
Subject/Key Words:
College Board, Comparative Guidance and Placement Program (CGP), Factor Analysis, Participant Satisfaction, Questionnaires, Student Attitudes, Two Year College Students

Abstract

This report describes the dimensions of a Satisfaction Questionnaire administered to junior college students during the experimental phases of the Comparative Guidance and Placement Program of the College Board. Apart from investigating the stability of their factor structure, the scales were correlated with college grades to determine whether they measure something other than grades. The results produced relatively homogeneous scales indicative of the extent of a student's satisfaction or dissatisfaction with his or her English courses, Mathematics courses and Major Field and whether he or she had switched to a lower or more advanced section in English or Mathematics. The scales were also found to bear no relationship with college grades.

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