Effects of Instructional Methods on Student Performance in Postsecondary Developmental Mathematics

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This study examined success rates and end-of-semester grades for three instructional methods used in developmental algebra and college algebra. The methods investigated were traditional lecture, laboratory, and computer mediated learning. The population included the 10,095 students who had enrolled in developmental algebra and college algebra at Richland College in Dallas, Texas, for five semesters. Success was defined as earning a grade of A, B, C, or D in a course.

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Hernandez, Celeste Peyton May 1999.

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This study examined success rates and end-of-semester grades for three instructional methods used in developmental algebra and college algebra. The methods investigated were traditional lecture, laboratory, and computer mediated learning. The population included the 10,095 students who had enrolled in developmental algebra and college algebra at Richland College in Dallas, Texas, for five semesters. Success was defined as earning a grade of A, B, C, or D in a course.

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Hernandez, Celeste Peyton. Effects of Instructional Methods on Student Performance in Postsecondary Developmental Mathematics, dissertation, May 1999; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc279244/: accessed October 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .