Expanding access to college-level courses: early findings from an experimental study of multiple measures assessment and placement

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Colleges throughout the United States are evaluating the strategies used to decide whether students should be placed into college-level or developmental education courses. Usually, colleges use standardized placement tests to determine if students need developmental, or remedial, courses, which are designed to develop the reading, writing, or math skills of students deemed underprepared for college-level courses. However, increasing numbers of colleges are using multiple measures - including additional types of placement tests, high school transcripts, and evaluations of student...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Students; Providers of education and training; Skills and knowledge; Outcomes; Assessment

Keywords: Academic achievement; Admission requirements; Community college; Enrolment; Case study

Geographic subjects: United States; North America

Published: New York, New York: CCRC and MDRC, 2019

Physical description: xi, 44 p. (report) + vii, 7 p. (executive summary)

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https://ccrc.tc.columbia.edu/publications/expanding-access-college-level-courses.html

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 139.659

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