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@article{(International Science Index):http://waset.org/publications/2974,
  title    = {The Importance of Class Attendance and Cumulative GPA for Academic Success in Industrial Engineering Classes},
  author    = {Suleiman Obeidat and  Adnan Bashir and  Wisam Abu Jadayil},
  country   = {Jordan},
  institution={Hashemite University},
  abstract  = {The affect of the attendance percentage, the overall
GPA and the number of credit hours the student is enrolled in at
specific semester on the grade attained in specific course has been
studied. This study has been performed on three courses offered in
industrial engineering department at the Hashemite University in
Jordan. Study has revealed that the grade attained by a student is
strongly affected by the attendance percentage and his overall GPA
with a value of R2 of 52.5%. Another model that has been
investigated is the relation between the semester GPA and the
attendance percentage, the number of credit hours enrolled in at
specific semester, and the overall GPA. This model gave us a strong
relationship between the semester GPA and attendance percentage
and the overall GPA with a value of R2 of 76.2%.},
    journal   = {International Journal of Social, Behavioral, Educational, Economic, Business and Industrial Engineering},  volume    = {6},
  number    = {1},
  year      = {2012},
  pages     = {120 - 123},
  ee        = {http://waset.org/publications/2974},
  url       = {http://waset.org/Publications?p=61},
  bibsource = {http://waset.org/Publications},
  issn      = {eISSN:1307-6892},
  publisher = {World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology},
  index     = {International Science Index 61, 2012},