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Kaeley, Gurcharn S. – Educational Studies in Mathematics, 1990
Investigated was the influence of socioeconomic status, entry style, and instructional variables on postsecondary mathematics performance of students in New Guinea. The pattern of results indicated that the performance of students could be more meaningfully grouped based on entry style rather than on mode of instruction. (Author/CW)
Descriptors: College Mathematics, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Mathematics Achievement
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Kaeley, G. S. – Educational Studies in Mathematics, 1988
Investigated are the enrollment disparities and sex differences in the learning of post-secondary mathematics course. This article reports a disparity in the enrollment of females, however no significant difference in the mathematics achievement of males and females was seen. (Author/YP)
Descriptors: Attitude Measures, College Mathematics, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Lean, Glen; Clements, M. A. (Ken) – Educational Studies in Mathematics, 1981
Analysis of 116 students revealed those who preferred to process mathematical information by verbal-logical means outperformed more visual students on tests. Spatial ability and knowledge of spatial conventions had less influence on performance than expected. (MP)
Descriptors: Ability, Cognitive Ability, Cognitive Processes, College Mathematics