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Title:  Psychometric Report for the NELS:88 Base Year Through Second Follow-up
Description: Using cognitive test data collected during the base-year, first follow-up, and second follow-up of NELS:88 this report will examine cognitive growth over time. Major topics covered by this report include: 1) types of gains (lower level computational vs. higher level problem solving) reported for students with different characteristics and experiences; 2) techniques for measuring gains over time; and 3) suggestions for using NELS:88 cognitive test data for purposes of longitudinal analysis.
Online Availability:
Cover Date: August 1995
Web Release: August 24, 1995
Print Release:
Publication #: NCES 95382
General Ordering Information
Center/Program: NCES
Type of Product: Technical/Methodological Report
Survey/Program Areas: National Education Longitudinal Study of 1988 (NELS:88)
Questions: For questions about the content of this Technical/Methodological Report, please contact:
Elise Christopher.