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dc.contributor.advisorBall, John
dc.contributor.advisorReynolds, Tom D.
dc.creatorNeal, Linda Marie Dullnig
dc.date.accessioned2020-01-08T17:48:41Z
dc.date.available2020-01-08T17:48:41Z
dc.date.created1974
dc.date.issued1974
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1969.1/DISSERTATIONS-172537
dc.description.abstractThe purpose of this research was to determine if a sixty-minute placement test could be developed which would aid in the placement of College Algebra students at Tarleton State University. It was also the purpose of this study to determine the best single predictor, or set of predictors, of success in Tarleton's College Algebra Course (1043). A placement test consisting of fifty-six multiple choice questions was developed. After an item analysis the test was revised, and the new form of the test, consisting of fifty multiple choice questions, was then administered. In addition to the placement test the following variables were considered: (1) High School Algebra I grades, (2) SAT Combined scores, (3) SAT Verbal scores, and (4) SAT Math scores. The hypotheses of this research were: (1) A sixty-minute placement test can be developed such that its results indicate that a student who makes a grade greater than or equal to a determined raw score can successfully complete Tarleton State University's College Algebra Course. (2) The placement test, together with one or more additional variables will correlate significantly with a student's 1043 College Algebra grade at Tarleton State University. ...en
dc.format.extent139 leavesen
dc.format.mediumelectronicen
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf
dc.language.isoeng
dc.rightsThis thesis was part of a retrospective digitization project authorized by the Texas A&M University Libraries. Copyright remains vested with the author(s). It is the user's responsibility to secure permission from the copyright holder(s) for re-use of the work beyond the provision of Fair Use.en
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dc.subject.classification1974 Dissertation N341
dc.titlePredicting success in college algebra at Tarleton State Universityen
dc.typeThesisen
thesis.degree.disciplineEducational Curriculum and Instructionen
thesis.degree.grantorTexas A&M Universityen
thesis.degree.nameDoctor of Philosophyen
thesis.degree.levelDoctoralen
dc.contributor.committeeMemberHann, Roy W.
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dc.format.digitalOriginreformatted digitalen
dc.publisher.digitalTexas A&M University. Libraries


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