An investigation of critical factors that influence the success rate of students passing the regents' exam mandated by the university system of Georgia board of regents, 2011

Collection:
Atlanta University and Clark Atlanta University Theses and Dissertations
Title:
An investigation of critical factors that influence the success rate of students passing the regents' exam mandated by the university system of Georgia board of regents, 2011
Creator:
Porter, Lakeisha
Contributor to Resource:
Norman, Moses
Turner, Trevor
Groves, Darrell
Date of Original:
2011-05-01
Subject:
Degrees, Academic
Dissertations, Academic
Location:
United States, Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, 33.749, -84.38798
Medium:
dissertations
theses
Type:
Text
Format:
application/pdf
Description:
Degree Type: dissertation
Degree Name: Doctor of Education (EdD)
Date of Degree: 2011
Granting Institution: Clark Atlanta University
Department/ School: School of Education, Physics
The purpose of this phenomenological study was to investigate the critical factors that influence the success rate of students passing the Georgia Board of Regents Exam. The target audiences of this study were college and university students and the University System of Georgia employees, to include professors at select colleges and universities as well as Board of Regents staff The study comprised qualitative analysis from two 2- year institutions and one 4-year institution. The results from this research suggest that such factors as college/university leadership and admission criteria, Regents Courses and Regents Courses Instructors, test anxiety, testing environment and exam weight/importance may influence the success rate of students taking the Regents exam. Practical implications and recommendations for educational leaders concerning the exam are offered.
Metadata URL:
http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12322/cau.td:2011_porter_lakeisha
Language:
eng
Holding Institution:
Clark Atlanta University
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