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Carnell, Lisa; Graham-Squire, Adam; O'Hara, Karen; Piechnik, Lindsay – PRIMUS, 2018

This study examined the impact of restricting Calculus 1 and Business Calculus classes based upon whether students had prior calculus experience. We compared the performance and experience of students in sections comprised entirely of those who had previously taken calculus, those who had not previously taken calculus, and those in traditional…

Descriptors: Calculus, Prior Learning, Performance, Undergraduate Study

Hauk, Shandy; Powers, Robert A.; Segalla, Angelo – PRIMUS, 2015

College algebra fulfills general education requirements at many colleges in the United States. The study reported here investigated differences in mathematics achievement between undergraduates in college algebra classes using one of two homework methods: "WeBWorK," an open-source system for web-based homework, or traditional…

Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, College Mathematics, Homework, Algebra

Norman, Ke Wu; Medhanie, Amanuel G.; Harwell, Michael R.; Anderson, Edwin; Post, Thomas R. – PRIMUS, 2011

Recent "math wars" have drawn attention to how well various high school mathematics curricula prepare students for college-level mathematics. The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between the high school mathematics curricula and students' post-secondary mathematics placement recommendation, specifically how…

Descriptors: High Schools, College Mathematics, Student Placement, Mathematics Curriculum

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Odell, Patricia; Schumacher, Phyllis – Primus, 1995

Correlations of a test of algebra skills, SAT mathematics scores, and final mathematics grades indicated that most college freshmen would be better placed in mathematics courses by using the test of algebra skills and SAT scores than by using SAT scores alone. (18 references) (Author/MKR)

Descriptors: Algebra, College Freshmen, Correlation, Higher Education