College News and Departmenal Notes: English
by Departmental notes - 1919
A new series of standard tests in English is now being worked out by Professor Abbott and Dr. M. R. Trabue, to measure the ability to discriminate between good and bad poetry. Indications from the field tests so far suggest that they will have a general usefulness in high school and college; one series, in a preliminary form, was used as a final examination in one of the comparative literature courses in Columbia. As soon as the standardization is completed, the tests will be reported in full in the RECORD.
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