Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Investigating Collegiate Academic Achievement Part Two: A Longitudinal Study
by Jensen, Audra P., M.S., University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 2017, 85; 10615440
Abstract (Summary)

This study follows incoming freshmen students for three semesters, tracking their GPA along with several psychological constructs. Theory of Intelligence, Performance Goals, Learning Goals, Confidence in Intelligence, Campus Connectedness, Sense of Belongingness: Antecedents, School Coherence, Leadership, and Followership were assessed. Results are discussed for each semester, along with the three-semester differences in scores and GPA. Retention is addressed in correlation with the measures.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: MacGyvers, Valanne L.
Commitee: Brown, Amy L., Perkins, D. Richard, Wozencraft, Theresa
School: University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Department: Psychology
School Location: United States -- Louisiana
Source: MAI 57/05M(E), Masters Abstracts International
Subjects: Social psychology, Educational psychology, Higher education
Keywords: Collegiate, GPA, Goals, Mindset, Motivation, Retention
Publication Number: 10615440
ISBN: 9780355853841
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