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Same Course, Different Outcomes: The Mysterious Case of Computerized Developmental Math in Tennessee

Maggie Fay of CCRC discusses lessons learned from SAILS, a computer-mediated developmental math program implemented at high schools and community colleges in Tennessee.

Moving to Multiple Measures

Vikash Reddy and Elisabeth Barnett, who recently authored a CAPR working paper on the use of multiple measures for assessment and placement, discuss data points that can be used in placing students, ways in which these measures can be combined, and more varied ways in which colleges might employ assessment results.

Strategies for Dev Ed: The IES Practice Guide and Promising Reforms

CAPR Director Thomas Bailey writes about the recommendations in the Department of Education's practice guide on developmental education. Of the six recommended practices discussed in the report, the implementation of comprehensive, integrated, and long-lasting support programs was backed by the strongest evidence and had the biggest impacts.

College Placement Strategies: Evolving Considerations and Practices (A CAPR Working Paper)

By Elisabeth A. Barnett and Vikash Reddy | February 2017

This paper provides an overview of the history of college placement testing, with a focus on nonselective colleges. The authors discuss the limitations of placement tests, the consequences of placement errors, and the movement toward changing systems of placement; a typology of approaches to assessment and placement is also described.

2017-05-31T18:09:49+00:00 February 15, 2017|

CAPR Link Roundup: Recent Developmental Ed Reports and Resources

One goal we have for the new CAPR blog is to highlight new and interesting studies on developmental education—from both inside and outside of CAPR, CCRC, and MDRC—and other resources for researchers and college officials seeking to understand dev ed and work on reforms. Here’s the latest.