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The problem here attempted is that of defining and measuring academic success and of discovering and measuring the elements that compose it. The definition as made is "intellectual achievement" and the measure used is college grades as indicated by honor points. The elements chosen for study are...
This study inquires into the advisability of using a group test with low grade intellects and finds for the affirmative. The Dearborn group tests and the Stanford revision of the Binet were given to the same children, with a few discrepancies but on the whole satisfactory results. The group test...
This article argues for the probable error of measurement as the best criterion of the reliability of an educational test; the alternate methods being to use the coefficient of correlation obtained by giving two forms of the test to the same group, or to use the probable error of estimate of...
This article, concluded from the September issue, has a wealth of material on the correlation of tests and subtests that cannot be covered in this brief review. A selected bibliography bearing on correlations, which includes sixty-two references, is also given. A few of the results set forth may...
The reliability of the "Downy Will Profile Test" is put to a rigid check by the method of estimates. First, the test was administered to a group of 106 students whose names were chosen at random from the files in a high school office. At no time were these students who acted as subjects aware of...
This statistical investigation starts with the accepted fact that for a team or battery of tests to yield the maximum prediction there must be as high a correlation as possible between each test and the criterion, with at the same time as low a correlation as possible among the individual tests....
Discusses new publications in educational psychology, including those pertaining to measurements of mental ability, mental tests, classroom teachers, verbalism and formalism, vitalized instruction, and the measurement of intelligence.
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