ERIC Number: ED099399
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
An Evaluation of the Use of the Miller Analogies Test at UW-SP [University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point]. Report No. 340.
Clements, William H.
The Miller Analogies Test, speeded and somewhat powerized, is a highly verbal test that calls for analogies using words drawn from various academic disciplines. It has been given since 1961 to those who requested it and to all those who proceeded through the Master's program at the University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point. Of 821 students who took the test, 558 had entered a graduate program at Stevens Point. It was found that men and women did about equally well; women outnumber men slightly. There were sharp variances in mean scores by year Bachelor's degree was received and by year the test was taken, but there appeared to be no significant quality trends during the 1961-72 test period studied. Average scores were highest for BA degree holders, with BS holders a second, and the BE clearly lower. Present active graduate students averaged about six points higher than did inactive graduate students. Forms K, L, and M of the test appeared about equal. English and biology majors ranked highest, and communicative disorders, home economics, and elementary education majors averaged lowest. (Author/RC)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ., Stevens Point. Office of Institutional Research.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Miller Analogies Test