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The Administrative Use of Intelligence Test in the High School


by W. S. Miller 1922

In 1914 the writer, under the direction of Dr. Whipple, began the preparation of a thesis on ''Mental Tests and the Performance of High-School Students as Conditioned by Age, Sex, and Other Factors." It was hoped that as a result of the investigation a battery of tests might be developed that could be given to groups of high-school students, thus providing the principal or superintendent with a convenient instrument for predicting probable success in high-school work. At that time no such instrument had been developed. Furthermore, practically no reliable norms had been established for single tests that might be used in such a battery of tests.


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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 21, No. 2.


Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 23 Number 7, 1922, p. 189-222
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 20914, Date Accessed: 8/21/2017 9:42:34 PM

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