Bridgeman, B., Wendler, C..
This Policy Information Report finds that, regardless of race/ethnicity, students who take rigorous courses and actively participate in their high schools can achieve high scores on the SAT.
Rosenfeld, M., Courtney, R., Fowles, M..
The authors conducted a large-scale survey to confirm that the writing skills being assessed in the GRE® General Test can be linked to writing tasks that were judged to be important by graduate faculty from a variety of subject...
Walters, A.M., Lee, S., Trapani, C..
The study investigated the applicability of previous experimental research on stereotype threat to operational Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) General Test testing centers. The goal was to document any relationships between features of the testing environment that might cue stereotype...
Gallagher, A., Levin, J., Cahalan, C..
A two-part study was conducted to determine whether theoretical work examining gender differences in cognitive processing can be applied to quantitative items on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) to minimize gender differences in performance. In Part I, the magnitude...
This Policy Information Report provides a variety of comparisons that describe the differences between males and females within racial/ethnic groups on a number of important education-related domains.
Millett, C.M., Stickler, L.M., Wang, H..
The New Careers in Nursing (NCIN) Alumni Survey was designed to advance knowledge in the field of nursing education by looking at post-degree experiences of NCIN scholarship recipients, such as employment and graduate degree attainment. The NCIN Alumni Study...
Ackerman, D.J., Tazi, Z..
Dual language learners, or DLLs, may have greater school readiness needs due to the key role English oral language skills play in the development of emerging literacy skills in English and their overall academic achievement. This especially can be...
Didion, C., National Research Council, Frehill, L.M., Pearson, W., Committee on Status and Participation of Women in STEM Disciplines and Careers, Committee on Women in Science, Engineering, and Medicine, Policy and Global Affairs.
The scientific work of women is often viewed through a national or regional lens, but given the growing worldwide connectivity of most, if not all, scientific disciplines, there needs to be recognition of how different social, political, and economic...
Coley, R.J., Scatton, L.H., McBride, A..
This issue of ETS Policy Notes (Volume 15, No. 2) provides highlights from an ETS Achievement Gap Symposium cosponsored by ETS and the National Center for Learning Disabilities.
Shaywitz, S., Hahm, J..
This report is the proceedings of a July 2002 workshop of the Committee on AXXS 2002: A Workshop for Clinical Societies to Enhance Women's Contributions to Science and their Profession. The workshop gathered representatives of clinical societies and identified...
Walpole, M., Burton, N.W., Kanyi, K., Jackenthal, A..
This study analyzed interviews with over 100 graduate school staff and faculty in 26 disciplines and 20 institutions who use the Graduate Record Examinations (GRE). The interviews covered admissions and admissions-related topics, such as recruitment, retention, and measurement of...
National Academy of Sciences, Committee on Women in Science and Engineering, National Research Counc.
Who Will Do the Science of the Future? is the summary of a symposium on careers of women in science. The symposium incorporated three panels of presenters: one focusing on the next generation, Science for All Students; a second...