ERIC Number: EJ673779
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
Reference Count: 0
Are Placement Tests for Incoming Undergraduate Mathematics Students Worth the Expense of Administration?
Latterell, Carmen M.; Regal, Ronald R.
Primus, v13 n2 p152-64 Jun 2003
Describes the writing of a new placement test and provides detailed results of a validity study on the test. Concludes that placement testing does not work very well. Suggests that undergraduate mathematics departments consider using existing data rather than giving a separate placement test. (Author/KHR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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