ERIC Number: EJ463470
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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Japanese University Entrance Examination Problems in Mathematics.
Wu, Ling-Erl Eileen T.
American Educator: The Professional Journal of the American Federation of Teachers, v17 n1 p25-35 Spr 1993
For comparison with tests and curriculum in the United States, excerpts from mathematics sections of university entrance examinations in Japan are presented. The impact of tests tightly tied to curriculum is discussed, and test results are summarized. Sample student responses to the examinations are also reviewed. (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, College Entrance Examinations, Cross Cultural Studies, Equations (Mathematics), Foreign Countries, High School Students, High Schools, High Stakes Tests, Higher Education, International Studies, Mathematics Achievement, Mathematics Tests, Problem Solving, Test Results, Test Use, Testing Problems, Word Problems (Mathematics)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
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Identifiers - Location: Japan