A study was performed using a convenience sample of 90 students at a northeastern community college to determine gender differences of math anxiety and its effect on math avoidance. Four sections of an introductory English class were given a...
Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- Connecticut
This causal-comparative study examined factors influencing the mathematical preparedness of first year college students. Gender, ethnicity, mathematics course type, level, and number of years of study during high school were examined. Chi-squared,...
The purpose of this research is to determine how a student's need for relatedness affects his or her motivation and academic achievement in mathematics. In addition, student motivation is examined independently of relatedness to determine its...
One of the major goals of high school curriculum is to better prepare the high school student for college level courses. When alternative curricula programs are available, how can one determine which curriculum better accomplishes this goal? One...
Graphic calculators; Calculus -- Study and teaching (Secondary); Academic achievement
Graphing calculator technology available to teachers of AP Calculus AB courses is rapidly changing. This dissertation explores the impact on student achievement of teacher enthusiasm for, and integration of, the graphing in instruction and...