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A Study of Scores Other Than Number Right

Mollenkopf, William G.
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ETS Research Memorandum
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Aptitude Tests, Military Service, Navy, Research Proposals, Scores, Scoring Formulas, Vocational Aptitude


This research proposal presents in outline format the arguments for ETS as contractor for a research project on "scores other than number right" on tests to be given at the Naval Academy in July 1951. The arguments include: 1) general information about ETS; 2) a general statement as to why consideration of the proposal is requested, including the field of research proposed, previous research work in this field at ETS, and current related research work at ETS; 3) an outline of the proposed research project, including the object of the project, the procedure to be followed, the expected period of performance, the facilities available at ETS, and where the work will be performed; 4) the personnel to be attached to the project; 5) the estimated cost, including overhead; 6) the contractor's participation; and the proposed commencement date of the project.

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