Date of Award
Master of Arts (M.A.)
For many years students have been placed in algebra and mathematics courses in the junior high schools of Santa Rosa on the basis of teacher judgment. intelligence test scores, achievement test scores, and prognostic test scores. Counselors have placed these students in the courses on the basis of their judgment of the above factors. Very little experimental evidence has been presented to weigh the relative importance of the factors which are of prime consideration in the placement of pupils.
Johnson, Ray Irvine Jr.. (1958). An analysis of correlation scores of factors which contribute to success in the study of algebra. University of the Pacific, Thesis. https://scholarlycommons.pacific.edu/uop_etds/1386