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Osborn, Herbert H. – Educational Research, 1983
A test was given to 322 secondary students to develop a profile of mathematical ability based on four components: computation, pattern recognition, logical reasoning, and symbolic manipulation. These profiles were compared to mathematics test scores; the results verified hypotheses about individual differences in mental processes and knowledge…
Descriptors: Abstract Reasoning, Aptitude, Computation, Individual Differences
Albuquerque Public Schools, NM. – 1980
The New Mexico High School Proficiency Examination covers five general content areas: (1) Community Resources; (2) Occupational Knowledge; (3) Consumer Economics; (4) Mental and Physical Health; and (5) Government and Law. Skills measured by the test are: Identification of Facts and Terms; Reading; Writing; Computation and Problem Solving. These…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Standards, Competency Based Education, Criterion Referenced Tests
McDaniel, Patrick L. – 1983
This report summarizes test results for the objective portion of the 1983 New Mexico High School Proficiency Examination (NMHSPE) in the Albuquerque Public School district. The NMHSPE assesses the mastery of skills and knowledge specified in the New Mexico Basic Skills Plan. A basic skill is the ability to apply one of five designated skills…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Basic Skills, Curriculum Development, Cutting Scores