Accession Number : AD0783810

Title :   Predictors of Academic Success of Graduate Students in the Communications Management Curriculum of the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School.

Descriptive Note : Master's thesis,


Personal Author(s) : Cook,Jon Leslie

Report Date : SEP 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 95

Abstract : A study of communications management students was conducted using a specially constructed biographical questionnaire, the Strong Vocational Interest Blank, the Graduate Record Examination and undergraduate academic performance to develop a procedure for selecting U.S. naval officers for the Communications Management curriculum at the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School. The variables selected for predicting academic success were: third and fourth year undergraduate grade-point averages, undergraduate major in engineering (yes or no), and graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy (yes or no). Tables are presented to facilitate the use of the method developed. The report also summarizes the relationship to two criteria, academic performance and satisfaction, of all the instruments and information used and recommends the direction of future research. (Modified author abstract)

Descriptors :   *Students, *Graduates, *Personnel selection, Management training, Aptitudes, Achievement tests, Performance(Human), Computer programming, Predictions, Questionnaires, Theses

Subject Categories : Humanities and History

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE