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ERIC Number: EJ797244
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 22
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 22
ISSN: ISSN-0021-3667
Higher Placement Standards Increase Course Success but Reduce Program Completions
Jacobson, Eric
Journal of General Education, v55 n2 p138-159 2006
A rigorous placement exam introduced into a university Developmental Mathematics program increased course success rates, retention, and enrollment rates in math courses, but reduced completion rates in Developmental Math and standard math courses required for a degree. Results suggest an inverse relationship between course success rates and total program throughput. (Contains 5 tables and 2 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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