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Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Doctor of Education (Ed.D.)


Graduate School

First Advisor

W. Preston Gleason

First Committee Member

Hazel M. Lewis

Second Committee Member

J. Marc Jantzen

Third Committee Member

Philip R. Calanchini

Fourth Committee Member

Roy Childs, Jr.


PURPOSE: Weaknesses in theory of self and in research design and measurement have been noted in previous self-concept studies. This current investigation was designed to study certain relationships between self-concept and academic achievement while incorporating the improvements suggested by previous researchers to overcome the weaknesses.



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