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Thesis - University Access Only
Master of Science (MS)
studying and teaching nursing, prediction of scholastic success, academic achievement
Selection and retention of nursing students who are able to achieve academic success in their educational pursuits is a key concern for many faculty. This study looked at the relationship and differences of selected input, throughput, and output variables and academic success for a group of Midwestern associate degree nursing students. The independent variables Nelson Denny Reading Test Score, ACT Composite Score, High School Grade Point Average, and College Transfer Grade Point Average were found to have a significant, but weak, positive relationship to Cumulative Nursing Grade Point Average. High School Grade Point Average and College Transfer Grade Point Average were also found to have a significant relationship to Cumulative Nursing Grade Point Average. All nursing courses were found to have a significant relationship to the Cumulative Nursing Grade Point Average. Nursing Process I and Nursing Process II were found to have the highest correlation coefficients to the Cumulative Nursing Grade Point Average. No difference in the Cumulative Grade Point Average for students enrolled in are medial reading course and students not enrolled in are medial reading course was found. A difference was found in the Cumulative Grade Point Average for students enrolled in are medial vocabulary course and students not enrolled remedial vocabulary course.
Library of Congress Subject Headings
Nursing -- Study and teaching (Associate degree)
Prediction of scholastic success
Number of Pages
South Dakota State University
Copyright © 1995 Susan L. Reinhart. All rights reserved
Reinhart, Susan L., "Selected Input, Throughput, and Output Variables and Their Relationship to Academic Success in an Associate Degree Nursing Program" (1995). Theses and Dissertations. 780.