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A Comparison Of Two Methods Of Teaching A Remedial Mathematics Course At The Community College, James C. Olsen
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This study was concerned with the effectiveness of two different programs for teaching remedial mathematics to community college students. An individualized instruction program, making use of independent study and the small group setting, was compared with the traditional lecture-textbook instruction program to determine if there existed significant differences in (a) the rate of attrition, and (b) mathematics performance. A secondary objective was to determine if significant differences existed between students enrolled in remedial mathematics classes at 9 AM and those enrolled at 12 Noon.
The target population consisted of all students in fourteen community colleges in the Los ...