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International Journal Of Chemistry, Mathematics And Physics(IJCMP)

A Comparative Study of Developmental Mathematics Pass Rates for Two Student Groups: Emporium Classes and Traditional Lecture-based Classes

David Wang

International Journal of Chemistry, Mathematics And Physics(IJCMP), Vol-6,Issue-4, July - August 2022, Pages 19-23 , 10.22161/ijcmp.6.4.3

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Article Info: Received: 25 Jul 2022; Received in revised form: 13 Aug 2022; Accepted: 19 Aug 2022; Available online: 24 Aug2022


Since the turn of the 21st century, the emporium model has become a popular choice for colleges and universities to reform developmental mathematics. The purpose of this study is to determine overall how successful Northeast Metro College (NMC)’s emporium developmental mathematics program is as compared to its traditional lecture-based program by comparing these two programs’ student pass rates in developmental courses. This research is a non-experimental, secondary data quantitative analysis study with nonrandom convenience samples. The findings indicate that generally emporium classes prepare students for passing developmental mathematics more successfully than traditional lecture-based classes do.

Developmental mathematics, Emporium model, Pass rates.

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