Congurence among mathematics skills used on the job by practical nurses vs. the prerequisite skills required for admission into the practical nursing program [electronic resource] /

by Clary, G. H.

Abstract (Summary)
ABSTRACT: The standard for evaluating a student's mathematic ability (grade level) for admission to many vocational-technical programs is through the administration of the Tests of Adult Basic Education (TABE). There has come forth a concern from vocational educators, that students entering programs may not be prepared for the mathematics required by the curriculum, even though the student has met the criteria for entry as established by the state curriculum frameworks as evidenced by their scores on a TABE which had recently been administered. Furthermore, questions raised among instructional, administrative and guidance personnel about the congruence of math skills required on the TABE vs.
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School:University of South Florida

School Location:USA - Florida

Source Type:Master's Thesis

Keywords:tabe postsecondary vocational education math skills practical nursing


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