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ERIC Number: ED011192
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Jan
Pages: 13
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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PLACEMENT CRITERIA AND ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE IN ENGLISH 1 AND 21, SPRING 1965.
GOLD, BENJAMIN K.
DATA ON 58 REMEDIAL ENGLISH 21 AND 128 ENGLISH 1 STUDENTS WERE FURNISHED BY THE ENGLISH DEPARTMENT OF LOS ANGELES CITY COLLEGE. TABLES WERE CONSTRUCTED INDICATING SCHOOL AND COLLEGE APTITUDE TEST SCORES (SCAT), AND PERFORMANCE IN ANY PREVIOUS COMMUNICATION CLASSES FOR THESE STUDENTS. COMPARISONS ARE MADE AND DIFFERENCES CHARTED BETWEEN THE ENGLISH 21 AND 1 STUDENTS IN PERFORMANCE AND IN VERBAL AREAS. OTHER TABLES SHOW CORRELATION COEFFICIENTS BETWEEN SCAT AND ENGLISH EXPRESSION PERFORMANCES, AND BETWEEN TEST PERFORMANCES AND GRADES. IT WAS FOUND THAT THE SCAT HAD NO USEFULNESS IN PREDICTING ENGLISH 21 GRADES AND LIMITED USEFULNESS IN PREDICTING GRADES IN ENGLISH 1. THE ENGLISH EXPRESSION TEST HAD A CORRELATION OF .44 WITH ENGLISH 1 GRADES AND .52 WITH ENGLISH 21 GRADES. (HS)
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Authoring Institution: Los Angeles City Coll., CA.
Identifiers: California (Los Angeles); School and College Ability Tests