Publications by Elisabeth Barnett2017-11-02T19:47:16-04:00

Publications by Elisabeth Barnett

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.