ERIC Number: ED402976
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Assessment/Advisement Center Handbook for Community College Testing Centers.
Developed by the Assessment/Advisement Center (AAC) at Missouri's Crowder College (CC), this handbook is designed as a model for other community college testing and advisement centers in establishing assessment policies and practices. First, an introduction is provided, describing changes in the role of assessment since the advent of on-line testing and Internet resources. Next the handbook for CC's Assessment/Advisement Center (AAC) is provided, including the following sections: (1) CC's philosophy statement; (2) the AAC's mission statement; (3) a description of services provided by the AAC for students, administrators, faculty, staff, and the college's Board of Trustees; (4) information on the Center's hours of operation, scheduling procedures, and available testing dates from August 1995 to December 1996; (5) a discussion of the Center's policy on providing special testing for disabled students and students without high school diplomas; (6) a description of resource materials available at the AAC for career exploration and skill descriptions; (7) course placement tables for English, reading, numerical skills, and elementary algebra at CC; (8) overviews of the ASSET test, C-Base test (for admission to teacher education programs), American College Testing placement test, high school equivalency test, and other tests provided by the Center; (9) information on procedures for taking tests, general test-taking strategies, and pretest study strategies; and (10) the Center's policy on the confidentiality of test results and interpretations. (TGI)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Crowder Coll., Neosho, MO.