Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

A Meta-Analysis of Relative Age Effects on Academic Outcomes
by Maynard, Dalton R., M.S., Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, 2013, 54; 1545708
Abstract (Summary)

A meta analysis was conducted on available research regarding the consequences of students' relative age within a grade based educational cohort. Findings were consistent with reviews of the literature, suggesting a significant impact of relative age on academic outcomes up to middle school.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Meinz, Elizabeth J.
Commitee: Everett, Gregory, Jewell, Jeremy
School: Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville
Department: Psychology
School Location: United States -- Illinois
Source: MAI 52/02M(E), Masters Abstracts International
Subjects: Education Policy, School administration, Educational psychology
Keywords: Academic achievement, Age position effect, Birthday effect, Relative age
Publication Number: 1545708
ISBN: 978-1-303-41556-2
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