An Evaluation of a Guidance-Structured Summer Session for Entering University Freshmen

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The problem of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a guidance-structured summer session for entering university freshmen. The performances of students entering this type of program were compared with those of students entering a traditional type of summer school. Inferences made relating to the contributions of a guidance-structured summer session to entering university freshmen were based on analyses of the following characteristics: (1) performance on standardized tests; (2) certain aspects relating to high school background; (3) academic achievement and retention at Texas A. and M. University; (4) fathers' attendance at Texas A. and M. University; and (5) fathers' ... continued below

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McCandless, Charles Emery, 1931- January 1966.

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The problem of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a guidance-structured summer session for entering university freshmen. The performances of students entering this type of program were compared with those of students entering a traditional type of summer school. Inferences made relating to the contributions of a guidance-structured summer session to entering university freshmen were based on analyses of the following characteristics: (1) performance on standardized tests; (2) certain aspects relating to high school background; (3) academic achievement and retention at Texas A. and M. University; (4) fathers' attendance at Texas A. and M. University; and (5) fathers' occupations.

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McCandless, Charles Emery, 1931-. An Evaluation of a Guidance-Structured Summer Session for Entering University Freshmen, dissertation, January 1966; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164224/: accessed December 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .