Performance on Raven ’ s Advanced Progressive Matrices by African , East Indian , and White engineering students in South Africa

@inproceedings{Rushtona2003PerformanceOR,
  title={Performance on Raven ’ s Advanced Progressive Matrices by African , East Indian , and White engineering students in South Africa},
  author={J. Philippe Rushtona and Mervyn Skuyb and Peter Fridjhonb},
  year={2003}
}
  • J. Philippe Rushtona, Mervyn Skuyb, Peter Fridjhonb
  • Published 2003
The hypothesis is tested that the Raven’s Advanced Progressive Matrices (APM) has the same construct validity in African university students as it does in non-African university students. Analyses were made of scores from 294 highly select 17–23-year-olds in the Faculties of Engineering and the Built Environment at the University of the Witwatersrand (187 Africans, 40 East Indians, 67 Whites; 70 women, 224 men). Out of a total of 36 problems, the African students solved an average of 22, the… CONTINUE READING