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Ingalls - A COMPARISON STUDY OF PLACEMENT STRATEGIES FOR COLLEGE MATHEMATICS COURSES Dr Victoria Ingalls Tiffin University Issue of placement 56 of

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Unformatted text preview: A COMPARISON STUDY OF PLACEMENT STRATEGIES FOR COLLEGE MATHEMATICS COURSES Dr. Victoria Ingalls Tiffin University Issue of placement 56% of faculty members indicated that working with underprepared students was a source of stress placed too low, they may be bored, feel penalized and frustrated, and drop the class placed too high, there is little chance of success, and if they do pass, they are not likely to apply what they have learned frustration with the course and mathematics in general disables a student from achieving at an individual level, thereby reducing the chance of retention and success at the university No published case studies of accuracies, especially with subjective judgment Demographics Location Size Diversity Level of selectivity Specific Math Course levels: Foundations of Mathematics Beginning Algebra Finite Mathematics or College Algebra (depends on students Placement History ACT ACTs Course Placement Service (CPS) Folder analysis/Informed judgment Faculty-developed test There is a need to periodically...
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This note was uploaded on 11/11/2011 for the course MATH 112 taught by Professor Jarvis during the Winter '08 term at BYU.

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Ingalls - A COMPARISON STUDY OF PLACEMENT STRATEGIES FOR COLLEGE MATHEMATICS COURSES Dr Victoria Ingalls Tiffin University Issue of placement 56 of

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