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The Relationships of Certain Environmental Factors to Measures of Mechanical Ability


by L. Dewey Anderson 1928

One of the problems in a research dealing with mechanical ability which has been in progress since 1923 at the University of Minnesota was to determine the relationship of environmental conditions to mechanical ability. In the effort to get an inventory of the former the particular-item and the rating-scale methods were studied to determine their relative merits for this purpose. It was finally decided to usc the particular-item method, but to have enough items so that scores might be secured for different specific aspects of the environment.


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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 27, No. 2.


Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 29 Number 10, 1928, p. 137-150
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 21250, Date Accessed: 12/16/2017 9:34:47 PM

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