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Reviewing the Research on Informed Self-Placement: Practices, Justifications, Outcomes, and Limitations

By Tiffany Morton | June 2022

This brief reviews the existing research on informed self-placement (ISP). It discusses the processes and methods used to implement ISP as well as justifications for its use, provides an overview of the available data about how students behave and perform when ISP is used, and makes recommendations for future study.

2022-06-22T11:51:44-04:00June 16, 2022|

Informed Self-Placement Today: An Exploratory Study of Student Outcomes and Placement Practices

By Jessica Brathwaite, Dan Cullinan, Elizabeth Kopko, Tiffany Morton, Julia Raufman, and Dorota Rizik | June 2022

This brief presents the findings of CAPR’s exploratory study of informed self-placement (ISP), a placement system in which colleges provide information about placement policies, available courses, and other relevant topics to engage students as active participants in their own placement.

2022-06-22T11:52:54-04:00June 16, 2022|

Exploring Informed Self-Placement

This blog post provides an overview of two new CAPR briefs looking at informed self-placement (ISP), a placement system which focuses on educating students about a college’s curriculum and available courses and then asks them to reflect on their skills and experiences before deciding their own placement.

2022-06-16T14:15:40-04:00June 16, 2022|Tags: |

The Importance of Conducting Local Research and Building a Community of Practice for Developmental Education Professionals

In the first of a series of blogs from developmental educators, Katheryn McCoskey of Butler Community College writes about the need for educators to keep up with research on their field and study their local circumstances to improve outcomes for students.

2020-02-10T16:31:44-05:00September 25, 2019|Tags: , , |

Opinion: Math Proposal Would Block More Latino, Black, Rural Students From Cal State

Vikash Reddy of the Campaign for College Opportunity writes in this essay originally published in the Los Angeles Times that a proposal to increase the quantitative reasoning requirement for admission to the California State University system would create barriers for minority and low-income students.

2019-09-18T15:53:25-04:00September 18, 2019|Tags: , , , |
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