WWC review of this study

Addendum to effectiveness of Cognitive Tutor Algebra I at scale (Working Paper WR-1050-DEIES) (high school experiment).

Pane, J. F., Griffin, B. A., McCaffrey, D. F., & Karam, R. (2014). Santa Monica, CA: RAND Corporation. Retrieved from: https://eric.ed.gov/?id=ED559621

  • Randomized controlled trial
     examining 
    5,738
     Students
    , grades
    9-12

Reviewed: June 2016



Evidence Tier rating based solely on this study. This intervention may achieve a higher tier when combined with the full body of evidence.

Study sample characteristics were not reported.

Reviewed: October 2015

No statistically significant positive
findings
Meets WWC standards with reservations
General Mathematics Achievement outcomes—Statistically significant positive effects found
Outcome
measure
Comparison Period Sample Intervention
mean
Comparison
mean
Significant? Improvement
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Evidence
tier

CTR/McGraw-Hill Algebra Proficiency Exam

Cognitive Tutor® Algebra I vs. Business as usual

Posttest

High school cohort 2;
5,738 students

N/A

N/A

No

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More Outcomes

CTR/McGraw-Hill Algebra Proficiency Exam

Cognitive Tutor® Algebra I vs. Business as usual

Posttest

High school cohort 1;
5,328 students

N/A

N/A

No

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Evidence Tier rating based solely on this study. This intervention may achieve a higher tier when combined with the full body of evidence.

Characteristics of study sample as reported by study author.


  • 9% English language learners

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    Alabama, Connecticut, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, New Jersey, Texas
  • Race
    Asian
    2%
    Black
    37%
    White
    49%
  • Ethnicity
    Hispanic    
    12%
    Not Hispanic or Latino    
    88%
 

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