Faculty Advisor

Heffernan, Neil

Abstract

A study to evaluate the effectiveness of mastery learning for MCAS mathematics tutoring among middle school students was performed. The ASSISTment system was used to create variabilized templates for the creation of mastery learning problem sets. The ASSISTment system was used to generate pre-tests and post-tests to evaluate the overall gain of the students involved in the experiment. The experiment concluded that there was an overall gain in test scores and mastery learning was effective to some extent

Publisher

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

May 2009

Project Type

Interactive Qualifying Project

Accessibility

Unrestricted

Advisor Department

Computer Science

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