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The Measurement of Academic Interests - Part II: The Predictive Validities of Academic Interest Measures AIM

Author(s):
Norris, Lila; Katz, Martin R.
Publication Year:
1970
Report Number:
RB-70-67, RDR-70-71, No. 05
Source:
ETS Research Bulletin
Document Type:
Report
Page Count:
189
Subject/Key Words:
College Board, Academic Interest Measures (AIM), Grade Prediction, High School Students, Interest Inventories, Predictive Validity, Student Interests, Validity Studies

Abstract

This study of predictive validities of Academic Interest Measures (AIM) is based on a follow-up through Grade 12 and one year after high school graduation, of students tested in Grade 11. Major topics considered are: prediction of both marks and interests in Grades 12 and 13, emphasizing differential prediction; structure of abilities, interests and values; and relationships between the independent variables and occupational criteria for the subsample which did not continue post-high school education. (PF)

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