The University of North Carolina Record; Extension Series

The University of North Carolina Record; Extension Series

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ...of statistics was carried on by Mr. L. L. Lohr, Jr., until he was called into the service of the United States, when the work was carried to completion by Miss Ernestine Kennette. Method of Arrangement The first set of tables gives the median scores for each grade for both the October and the May series of tests, and also gives the increase or decrease of the May results as compared with those in October. These tables are designated A'.I, A3, A4, A5. The table corresponding to Table A1 in the previous report is omitted because so few schools made any report on the results in third grades. Another set of tables appears as Tables B1, B2, B3, etc., to B12, which gives median results in each subject, grade by grade, for both the October and the May series of tests, and also gives the increase or decrease made in the score. Table C summarizes the results and gives the May state medians which might serve as the tentative standards for attainment by the end of a school year for the several grades in the several subjects. Parallel to these scores is given the standard scores for purposes of comparison. For further information another summary table, designated D, is given which summarizes the amount of improvement made in each subject during the year by the different grades. In this table there is shown the smallest amount of improvement, the median amount, and the greatest amount made by any system. This table may be used as a general sort of gauge by which to judge as to whether or not any given grade has made desirable or possible progress during the year in any one or more of the subjects tested. As in the first report, results have been expressed for the most part in whole numbers and by the use of uncorrected medians. Lack of...show more

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  • Paperback | 162 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 299g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236859146
  • 9781236859143