The effect of a pre-reader on recall of interpretive information from the Strong Interest Inventory (SII) (Harmon et al., 1994) was investigated utilizing 140 first semester college students in a First Year Experience course. All participants completed the SII, and then half of the participants were provided with a pre-reader prior to receiving interpretive information from the SII. Students were assigned to conditions as whole classes with a quasi-experimental design utilizing the pre-existing course sections. After receiving a group interpretation, all students completed a recall questionnaire both immediately after the group interpretation and 6 weeks after the group interpretation. Data was analyzed utilizing ANOVAs, MANOVAs, and Scheffe post-hoc tests. The results indicated no significant difference in recall between the treatment and comparison condition at either the immediate or the six-week recall assessments for total recall or for any of the subscales of the SII. A significant main effect of interest type on immediate recall was found (pThe self-estimation used in this study is analogous to recall in that students who participated were asked to plot their own scores on a blank assessment profile. The study involved 787 students from grades five through 11. The experimentalanbsp;...
|Title||:||Use of a Pre-organizer and Recall of the Strong Interest Inventory: Does Preparation Improve Memory?|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2006|