Many colleges are concerned about problems with current assessment and placement practices, and there is widespread discussion of using multiple measures. This panel featured information on why assessment needs to change and a discussion with panelists who have done innovative thinking on how to improve student placement using “big data,” noncognitive assessments, decision bands, and other emerging approaches.
Elisabeth Barnett, Community College Research Center and CAPR
Chad Brown, Zane State College
John J. Hetts, Educational Results Partnership
Belinda Miles, Westchester Community College