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1991

Math Placement Test

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An Addendum To The Math Placement Tests: Relationships To Mathematics Course Performance, Mathematics Course Selection, And Other Predictors Of Academic Achievement, Jacqueline M. Andrieu-Parker, Joseph E. Trimble, Tracy Thorndike-Christ Jun 1991

An Addendum To The Math Placement Tests: Relationships To Mathematics Course Performance, Mathematics Course Selection, And Other Predictors Of Academic Achievement, Jacqueline M. Andrieu-Parker, Joseph E. Trimble, Tracy Thorndike-Christ

Office of Survey Research

The effectiveness of the Math Placement Test, Basic, is analyzed.


The Math Placement Tests: Relationships To Mathematics Course Performance, Mathematics Course Selection, And Other Predictors Of Academic Achievement, Tracy Thorndike-Christ, Jacqueline M. Andrieu-Parker, Joseph E. Trimble May 1991

The Math Placement Tests: Relationships To Mathematics Course Performance, Mathematics Course Selection, And Other Predictors Of Academic Achievement, Tracy Thorndike-Christ, Jacqueline M. Andrieu-Parker, Joseph E. Trimble

Office of Survey Research

Executive Summary: The Math Placement Tests have been used by all four-year institutions in the state of Washington to aid in the placement of students into their first college-level mathematics course since 1984. This report was prepared in response to concerns of Western Washington University's Mathematics Department regarding the usefulness of. the placement tests in correctly placing students in mathematics courses. The relationships of the math placement tests to final mathematics course grade and other indicators of academic achievement, including high school GPA, WPCT-Q score, and SAT-M score were evaluated. The math placement tests were found to be moderately ...


The Math Placement Tests: Relationships To Mathematics Course Performance, Mathematics Course Selection, And Other Predictors Of Academic Achievement, Jacqueline M. Andrieu-Parker, Joseph E. Trimble, Tracy Thorndike-Christ May 1991

The Math Placement Tests: Relationships To Mathematics Course Performance, Mathematics Course Selection, And Other Predictors Of Academic Achievement, Jacqueline M. Andrieu-Parker, Joseph E. Trimble, Tracy Thorndike-Christ

Office of Survey Research

The effectiveness of the Math Placement Tests (Intermediate and Advanced) is anayzed.