Hall Beck Ph.D.
There are 5 included publications by Hall Beck Ph.D.:
|The College Persistence Questionnaire: Development and Validation of an Instrument That Predicts Student Attrition
||The investigators reviewed the retention literature and developed a 53-item questionnaire and tested its validity. Component analysis of the responses of 2,022 students at four schools yielded six reliable factors: Institutional Commitment, Degree Co...
|Development and Validation of Scores on a Measure of Six Academic Orientations in College Students
||This article describes the development and score validation of a 36-item measure of six
academic orientations in college students: structure dependence, creative expression,
reading for pleasure, academic efficacy, academic apathy, and mistrust of ...
|Finding Little Albert: A Journey to John B. Watson’s Infant Laboratory
||In 1920, John Watson and Rosalie Rayner claimed to have conditioned a baby boy, Albert, to fear a laboratory rat. In subsequent tests, they reported that the child’s fear generalized to other furry objects. After the last testing session, Albert disa...
|Predicting Misuse and Disuse of Combat Identification Systems
||Two combat identification systems have been designed to reduce fratricide by providing soldiers with the ability to "interrogate" a potential target by sending a microwave or laser signal that, if returned, identifies the target as a "friend." Ideall...
|The Relations of Learning and Grade Orientations to Academic Performance
||This investigation assessed the roles of learning orientation (LO)
and grade orientation (GO) in academic performance. Most
important, we found that GO was negatively correlated with
grade point average (GPA) and General Psychology test scores.