ERIC Number: EJ645494
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Mathematics Placement Tests and Gender Bias.
Dorner, Celine D'Souza; Hutton, Ivan
College and University, v77 n3 p27-31 Win 2002
Examined whether a mathematics placement system accurately predicted success in university mathematics classes for both genders. The placement system used four variables to predict grades a student would receive if placed in various freshman mathematics classes. Found that the multiple predictors added to the gender bias of the Scholastic Assessment Tests-Mathematics (SAT-M). (EV)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Tests, College Freshmen, College Mathematics, Females, Grade Prediction, Higher Education, Males, Mathematics Tests, Predictive Measurement, Sex Bias, Standardized Tests, Student Placement
American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, One Dupont Circle NW, Suite 520, Washington, DC 20036-1135 ($50 non-members).
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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