Here are some additional resources about remedial ed. If you have any thoughts on the research or additional studies worth noting, send us a message on Twitter at @CAPR_deved.
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.
Welcome to the new blog of the Center for the Analysis of Postsecondary Readiness (CAPR)! We intend it to be a place where CAPR researchers and our partners can discuss issues around college readiness and developmental education in community colleges and open-access four-year institutions. Find out more about what we have planned.
Multiple Measures Assessment for Placement: Understanding Their Construction and Implementation in a Policy Context
November 12, 2016 | Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE) Annual Conference
This session included three papers about the use of multiple measures to place students who are entering college for the first time.
November 2, 2016 | OCTAE Convening for Minority Serving Community Colleges
This presentation focused on CAPR's study of the use of multiple measures for placing students into college-level or developmental courses, sharing initial data from the study's first semester of enrollment and highlighting emerging themes from interviews and focus groups.
In a one-hour webinar, Elisabeth A. Barnett from CCRC and Rashida Welbeck from MDRC described what they have learned about multiple measures assessment through an exploration of college practices in four Midwestern states.
April 11, 2016 | American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) Annual Convention
This panel focused on why assessment needs to change and how to improve student placement using “big data,” noncognitive assessments, decision bands, and other emerging approaches.