The Association Between Testing Strategies and Performance in College Algebra, Attitude Towards Mathematics, and Attrition Rate

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The purposes of the study were: (1) to determine the effects of four testing strategies upon performance in college algebra, attitude towards mathematics, and attrition rate; (2) to determine the effects of two types of frequent testing upon performance, attitude, and attrition rate, (3) to determine the effects of different frequencies of in-class testing upon performance, attitude, and attrition rate; and (4) to draw conclusions which might help in selecting testing methods for college algebra classes.

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Johnson, Charles W. (Charles Windle) May 1987.

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The purposes of the study were: (1) to determine the effects of four testing strategies upon performance in college algebra, attitude towards mathematics, and attrition rate; (2) to determine the effects of two types of frequent testing upon performance, attitude, and attrition rate, (3) to determine the effects of different frequencies of in-class testing upon performance, attitude, and attrition rate; and (4) to draw conclusions which might help in selecting testing methods for college algebra classes.

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Johnson, Charles W. (Charles Windle). The Association Between Testing Strategies and Performance in College Algebra, Attitude Towards Mathematics, and Attrition Rate, dissertation, May 1987; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc330880/: accessed September 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .