The Overview of APS Research Processes and Procedures (CAEE Technical Report #CAEE TR-09-03) provides a detailed picture of the design and implementation of the Academic Pathways Study.
The APS Overview is written in a year-by-year format, starting with study and instrument design activities in 2003 and ending with final data collection in 2008. Appendices containing interview protocols, survey instruments, and other guides to the research can be downloaded separately.
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For additional descriptions of the APS analysis methods and findings, refer to the papers and journal articles listed on the Publications page.
Download Chapters 1-8 and individual appendices separately
Process Guidelines and Forms
Recruitment Plans and Materials
Interview and Engineering Task Protocols and Guides