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Explaining Mathematics Achievement of Mature Internal and External Students at the University of Papua New Guinea.
Kaeley, Gurcham S. – Educational Studies in Mathematics, 1993
Develops a causal model that explains over 40% of the variance in matriculation mathematics achievement of mature internal and external students at the University of Papua New Guinea. Background variables seem more important in the learning of mathematics compared to mediating variables for external students than for internal students. (MDH)
Descriptors: Causal Models, College Students, Correlation, Foreign Countries
The Influence of Socio-Economic Status, Entry Style and Instructional Variables on the Learning of Mathematics in a Neo-Literate Society.
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