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Larson, Carol Novillis; Choroszy, Melisa N. – 1985

Described is the mathematics achievement of 391 elementary education majors at the University of Arizona. Students were administered two subtests of the California Achievement Test: the Mathematics Computation Subtest and the Mathematics Concepts and Application Subtest. The CAT was administered in a non-standard manner. Students were allowed…

Descriptors: Academic Achievement, College Mathematics, Computation, Education Majors

California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. – 1989

This report attempts to discover how students think about and use mathematics in open-ended questions. Part I, "Open-ended Questions in Mathematics," describes the rationale for adding open-ended questions to the grade 12 mathematics test of the California Assessment Program (CAP). Part II describes the findings from students' responses…

Descriptors: High Schools, Mathematical Concepts, Mathematical Logic, Mathematics Achievement