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Will this Course Increase or Decrease Your GPA? Towards Grade-aware Course Recommendation [article]

Sara Morsy, George Karypis
2019 arXiv   pre-print
The first approach ranks the courses by using an objective function that differentiates between courses that are expected to increase or decrease a student's GPA.  ...  To this end, we propose two different grade-aware course recommendation approaches to recommend to each student his/her optimal set of courses.  ...  This work was supported in part by NSF (1447788, 1704074, 1757916, 1834251), Army Research Office (W911NF1810344), Intel Corp, and the Digital Technology Center at the University of Minnesota.  ... 
arXiv:1904.11798v1 fatcat:mhvyk5qee5ft5ls6bqwhryruki

Will this Course Increase or Decrease Your GPA? Towards Grade-aware Course Recommendation

Sara Morsy, George Karypis
2019 Zenodo  
The first approach ranks the courses by using an objective function that differentiates between courses that are expected to increase or decrease a student's GPA.  ...  To this end, we propose two different grade-aware course recommendation approaches to recommend to each student his/her optimal set of courses.  ...  This work was supported in part by NSF (1447788, 1704074, 1757916, 1834251), Army Research Office (W911NF1810344), Intel Corp, and the Digital Technology Center at the University of Minnesota.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3554677 fatcat:3udqm2mlbzffdd56ly7lit7yha

Perceived Stress, Caffeine Consumption, and GPA of Undergraduate Students at a Large Public University

Emma Simpson, T. Stephenson, D. Brewer, A. Schwartz, S. Bastin
2016 Journal of nutrition education and behavior  
Most students disagreed with (45.11%) or were neutral (42.13%) towards the statement, "I believe that caffeine will help me do better on exams".  ...  recommended daily limit for caffeine, both perceived stress and caffeine consumption did significantly increase during the midterm exam period; failing to cope with this added stress or increased caffeine  ...  The following questions ask you about your feelings and thoughts during the last month. In each case, you will be asked to indicate by circling how often you felt or thought a certain way.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jneb.2016.04.269 fatcat:p3eyvzzrwjdijm7ck7m6y4zat4

First-Year GPA and Academic Service Use Among College Students With and Without ADHD

Matthew J. Gormley, George J. DuPaul, Lisa L. Weyandt, Arthur D. Anastopoulos
2016 Journal of Attention Disorders  
inattention increased GPA decreased.  ...  Given the purpose of this section (i.e., identifying the predictors of academic functioning), ADHD coaching, MSCs and the college survival skill course will be reviewed here.  ...   Will conduct basic psychometric tests on the measure. If psychometric properties are adequate, will use as a predictor of parent attendance at and satisfaction with a new parent training program.  ... 
doi:10.1177/1087054715623046 pmid:26744315 fatcat:mi4yca3zp5hv7kfgfv2q3wcjzq

Are SSATS and GPA enough? A theory-based approach to predicting academic success in secondary school

Elena L. Grigorenko, Linda Jarvin, Ray Diffley, Julie Goodyear, Edward J. Shanahan, Robert J. Sternberg
2009 Journal of Educational Psychology  
The results of this study examined the utility of using quantified indicators other than middle-school GPA and standardized test scores for making admission decisions.  ...  The 1st study focused on the question of whether there are indicators beyond middle school grade-point average (GPA) and standardized test scores that might enhance the validity of measures for predicting  ...  ., grades). An example of an item typical of this scale is "It is important to get the best grades in your class."  ... 
doi:10.1037/a0015906 fatcat:5cozi44inzftdma4pt7wz6rvey

AN ANALYSIS OF QUALITATIVE PARAMETERS TO ENRICH STUDENTS' PERFORMANCE FOR IMMINENT POST GRADUATE COURSE SELECTION

Priti Shailesh Patel, Dr. Dharmendra Bhatti, Dr. Desai S.G.
2018 Indian Journal of Computer Science and Engineering  
planning. [5] Some other researcher's used same parameters as Student's last-term GPA,Course's last-term cumulative GPA, Student's last-term cumulative GPA,Student's high school or transfer GPA,Course's  ...  This Recent era many educational data are using by researchers for fining hidden pattern of students learning ability, students' academic performance, student's behaviour towards study and so many issues  ...  Also Student will be aware whether institute avil ICT based learning methodology or not.  ... 
doi:10.21817/indjcse/2018/v9i2/180902007 fatcat:bnec2sadl5ba5kwzee7ryufoom

Goal Setting, Information, and Goal Revision: A Field Experiment

Max van Lent
2019 The German Economic Review  
Students with midterm grades lower than their goal, decrease their performance.  ...  This effect is driven by students who were motivated to set goals without being made aware that they can revise their goals later.  ...  This experiment was preregistered, see: https://www.socialscienceregistry. org/trials/1684.  ... 
doi:10.1111/geer.12199 fatcat:772kbxb4erdmfjw6ddo3oc3sty

Realising New Open Educational Resources Achievement during Open and Distance Learning of First Year Local Accounting Undergraduates

Noor Saatila Mohd Isa, Norliana Omar, Siti Marlia Shamsuddin, Irda Syahira Khair Anwar
2022 International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences  
This is when Open Educational Resources (OER) gained its popularity.  ...  This study investigated the experiences of the first year local Accounting undergraduates from a local public university in using OER during their ODL session.  ...  Due to these ODL courses, awareness about OER is gradually growing.  ... 
doi:10.6007/ijarbss/v12-i1/11206 fatcat:6k62ynf5undszfcz36r7dkonre

Assessing Collaborative, Project-based Learning Models in Introductory Science Courses

Kristin Huysken, Harold Olivey, Kevin McElmurry, Ming Gao, Peter Avis
2019 The Journal of Scholarship of Teaching and Learning  
Preliminary results suggest that student performance and attitudes towards course material benefitted from this learning model.  ...  This case study evaluates the use of highly collaborative project- and problem-based learning models in introductory courses in the geosciences and biology.  ...  Biology While numerical increases in student assessments, or meaningful decreases in DFW rate, were not seen in our intervention, we did see an increase in course GPA.  ... 
doi:10.14434/josotl.v19i1.26777 fatcat:octsonpgqzer5p3knzcwlvpboe

Gender differences in the effects of a utility-value intervention to help parents motivate adolescents in mathematics and science

Christopher S. Rozek, Janet S. Hyde, Ryan C. Svoboda, Chris S. Hulleman, Judith M. Harackiewicz
2015 Journal of Educational Psychology  
However, the intervention did not increase course-taking for low-GPA girls (trending toward a negative effect), and it had no effect for high-GPA boys.  ...  decreased girls' perceptions of parents' values; however, this twoway interaction was qualified by the three-way interaction among the intervention, adolescent's gender, and ninth-grade STEM GPA, which  ... 
doi:10.1037/a0036981 fatcat:enbk4wyamjg7jjcqlaxlcckn4m

Faculty perceptions of characteristics needed for clinical success at military nurse anesthesia programs

B L Clayton, D J Lypek, L M Connelly
2000 AANA journal  
All categories contained characteristics rated important or higher, with personal characteristics and clinical awareness receiving the highest ratings.  ...  The faculty rated 28 of the 35 characteristics as essential or important for clinical success.  ...  In her study, Heupel (1994) looked at prerequisite courses, sophomore, junior, and senior theory courses, and grade point averages (GPA) for each year.  ... 
pmid:11272958 fatcat:6s54oa5fq5aglh53ea4pmrxkzq

Should we make them study Czech while they study here? Change of Students' Attitudes towards Learning Czech during Study Abroad

Silvie Převrátilová
2019 Studie z Aplikované Lingvistiky  
Elementary Czech Course as a part of their compulsory syllabus.  ...  The findings imply some pedagogic suggestions regarding the syllabus and course design.  ...  Ushioda (2017) recommends increasing the students' positive attitudes towards the ideal multilingual self.  ... 
doaj:a47d0b47f21f47619ab0b57b10e19517 fatcat:zqirxdvxbvgtdnhxmed3x3vwby

The Impact of Duration of Sleep on Academic Performance in University Students

Heather Raley, Jessica Naber, Summer Cross, Michael Perlow
2016 Madridge Journal of Nursing  
Shifting to later bedtimes leads to later rise times, missing early morning classes, decreased awareness and lower grades (Sexton-Radek, & Hartley, 2013) .  ...  By doing this, students are made aware of the habits they need to obtain to increase overall quality of sleep.  ...  You may keep the cover letter for your records. Once you have finished, please return the questionnaire to the primary investigator.  ... 
doi:10.18689/mjn-1000103 fatcat:kmguif53hfe7xigshvsl5hctcq

SEX DIFFERENCES IN SAT®PREDICTIONS OF COLLEGE GRADES

Lawrence J. Stricker, Donald A. Rock, Nancy W. Burton
1991 ETS Research Report Series  
This trend seems to be due at least in part to increases in the variety of different courses taken by freshmen and to increases in the variability of grading standards from course to course.  ...  The decrease has affected a number of tests as well as high school grades.  ...  w1ll not be included on your score report or on the reports sent to your high school or any colleges.  ... 
doi:10.1002/j.2333-8504.1991.tb01405.x fatcat:ydb2bwquvzazrb6cr2yrock5i4

The dilemma of English as a medium of instruction policy in science college programs

Munassir Alhamami, Abdullah Almelhi
2021 Studies in English language and education  
It is also recommended that universities provide science students with more English courses.  ...  The results of alumni records indicated that grades of the intensive English program in the first year predict the alumni cumulative grade point average (GPA) once they finish their four-year program.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The authors extend their appreciation to the Deanship of Scientific Research at King Khalid University for funding this work through General Research Project under grant number (G.R.P-  ... 
doi:10.24815/siele.v8i3.21218 fatcat:z5p75wvhrfbfdieesib4mo2dui
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