A Study of the Effectiveness of Supplemental Instruction on Developmental Math Students in Higher Education

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This quasi-experimental study examined the effects of participation in a Supplemental Instruction (SI) program on student test performance in a second-level developmental mathematics class in a four-year university setting. This research deviated from past research on Supplemental Instruction in that it examined effects of the program at the end of each test block rather than at the end of the course only. The quasi-experimental design was precipitated by an inability to control factors of participation and limited sample size. Test data were analyzed using analysis of variance; final course grades were analyzed using chi-square.

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Stephens, Jan (Jan Ellen) May 1995.

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This quasi-experimental study examined the effects of participation in a Supplemental Instruction (SI) program on student test performance in a second-level developmental mathematics class in a four-year university setting. This research deviated from past research on Supplemental Instruction in that it examined effects of the program at the end of each test block rather than at the end of the course only. The quasi-experimental design was precipitated by an inability to control factors of participation and limited sample size. Test data were analyzed using analysis of variance; final course grades were analyzed using chi-square.

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Stephens, Jan (Jan Ellen). A Study of the Effectiveness of Supplemental Instruction on Developmental Math Students in Higher Education, dissertation, May 1995; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc279019/: accessed May 27, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .