Contributions to Education Volume 7

Contributions to Education Volume 7

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...A and Section B, numbering twenty-three and twenty-two, respectively. With respect to age and nationality, the two sections were nearly equal, as shown by the following comparison: Per Cent of Av. Age A.D. Native Parentage Section A 11.28 1.09 100 Section B 11.15.73 95 On Monroe's Standardized Reasoning Test in Arithmetic the two sections made the following scores: Correct Principle Correct Answer Section A 18.5, P. E. 4.5 10.5, P. E. 2.8 Section B 18.7, P. E. 4.9 11.5, P. E. 3.0 Difference.2 1.0 P. E. of Difference 1.4.87 The two sections, therefore, were approximately equal in the ability to solve problems, with a slight advantage in favor of Section B. The Teacher.--Two teachers, known as X and Y, cooperated in this experiment. These teachers were holding similar positions in the school system and were both receiving the same salary. Teacher X was a normal-school graduate, with one year of experience in teaching; while Teacher Y had only an elementary-school education, with two summer terms of special training for intermediate-grade teaching, and had eight years of experience in teaching. In so far as teaching ability can be measured in terms of salary, education, and years of experience, it would seem that Teacher X had a slight advantage over Teacher Y, having had about five years in school beyond the elementary school. On the other hand, Teacher Y had a considerable advantage from the standpoint of years of experience. Method of Procedure.--This experiment was conducted according to Plan I. (See page 27.) The whole group was given the Courtis Standard Tests, Series B, and Monroe's Standardized Reasoning Tests in Arithmetic. These tests were administered and scored by the principal of the school. On the basis of the scores made on these...
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  • Paperback | 26 pages
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
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