Educational Research Quarterly

Educational Research Quarterly is a magazine focusing on Education

Articles from Vol. 32, No. 2, December

Brief History of the Association for the Advancement of Educational Research (AAER)
The papers presented in this issue of the Educational Research Quarterly represent a sampling of the content presented at programs of the Association for the Advancement of Educational Research (AAER). This Association was founded in Spring 1996 at a...
College Math Assessment: SAT Scores vs. College Math Placement Scores
Many colleges and university's use SAT math scores or math placement tests to place students in the appropriate math course. This study compares the use of math placement scores and SAT scores for 188 freshman students. The student's grades and faculty...
Development of a Measure of Mood State for Children: The MINIMOOD
The purposes of the present study were to develop and validate a mood scale measure for elementary grade school children. Graduate students generated a sampling of mood state items, 30 to use in a pilot study and 60 to use in a study to develop and validate...
Piers Harris and Coopersmith Measure of Self-Esteem: A Comparative Analysis
The purposes of this study were to see if the items from the Piers Harris Self Concept Scale and the Coopersmith Self Esteem Inventory had construct and predictive validity. Items used in this study were 50 items from the Coopersmith Self-Esteem Inventory...
Predictors of Successful Nursing Education Outcomes: A Study of the North Carolina Central University's Nursing Program
The primary purpose of this study was to specify the variables that would play the greatest role in predicting success of North Carolina Central University (NCCU) nursing graduates in the National Certification Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses...
Program Exit Examinations in Nursing Education: Using a Value Added Assessment as a Measure of the Impact of a New Curriculum
To become a registered nurse in the United States, one must pass the National Council License Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). To address the growing national nursing shortage, nurse preparation programs must better prepare students to pass...