ERIC Number: ED029598
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969-Mar
Reference Count: 0
The Use of CLEP Scores in Evaluating Liberal Arts Curriculum.
Beanblossom, Gary F.
General examinations of the College Level Examination Program (CLEP) were administered in Fall 1968 to 333 students who had entered the University of Washington as freshmen in Fall 1966 and had completed 80-100 credits by Spring 1968. The tests were conducted to measure proficiency in lower division studies, particularly in the areas of natural science, social science and humanities. This report describes and analyzes test data bearing most directly on 3 questions: (1) How do students in different fields perform on the 3 general CLEP exams? (2) Does repeated exposure to liberal art courses result in greater knowledge as measured by CLEP exams? (3) To what extent is it possible to equate CLEP performances in different liberal arts areas with credits in these areas? Extensive figures and tables illustrate the findings in the text. (JS)
Publication Type: N/A
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Authoring Institution: Washington Univ., Seattle. Bureau of Testing.
Identifiers: College Level Examination Program