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College Board, 2011
This catalog lists research reports, research notes, and other publications available from the College Board's website. The catalog briefly describes research publications available free of charge. Introduced in 1981, the Research Report series includes studies and reviews in areas such as college admission, special populations, subgroup…
Descriptors: Research Reports, Publications, Educational Research, College Students
New Mexico Higher Education Department, 2016
In March, 2016, the state of New Mexico established a Remediation Task Force to examine remediation reform efforts across the state's higher education institutions. On March 11, the Task Force met for the "New Mexico Corequisite Remediation at Scale Policy Institute" in order to learn about the results of the latest national reform…
Descriptors: Remedial Instruction, Remedial Programs, Educational Change, Higher Education
Murtaugh, Kelly S. – ProQuest LLC, 2010
In recent years, legislative constituents have made requests of public colleges and universities that place them center stage in the debate over the value of the financial investment of state monies and the documented outcome of institutions of public higher education. The purpose of this study was to investigate the factors affecting success…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Technical Institutes, Grade Point Average, Public Colleges
Cole, Jason C.; Lutkus, Anthony D. – Research in the Schools, 1997
A college administered the computer-adaptive ACCUPLACER (College Board, 1995) reading placement test to 399 entering students and its paper-and-pencil version, COMPANION, to 481 students. When the age of the two groups was held constant, no differences were found between the groups. (SLD)
Descriptors: Adaptive Testing, Age Differences, College Freshmen, Comparative Analysis
North East Association for Institutional Research. – 2002
This proceedings contains papers from the 2002 annual conference of the Northeast Association for Institutional Research, a meeting devoted to assessment in the 21st century and the challenges that face institutional research. The papers are: (1) "Putting Community College Enrollment Trends in Perspective by the Use of Census Data and Market…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Conferences, Educational Assessment, Educational Research
Sireci, Stephen G.; Patelis, Thanos; Rizavi, Saba; Dillingham, Alan M.; Rodriguez, Georgette – 2000
Setting standards on educational tests is extremely challenging. The psychometric literature is replete with methods and guidelines for setting standards on educational tests; however, little attention has been paid to the process of setting standards on computerized adaptive tests (CATs). This lack of attention is unfortunate because CATs are…
Descriptors: Adaptive Testing, College Bound Students, Computer Assisted Testing, Higher Education
North East Association for Institutional Research. – 2001
The theme of the 2001 annual conference of the Northeast Association for Institutional Research was Institutional Research: Leadership through Excellence. These proceedings represent the intellectual content and insights shared during the conference. The papers are: (1) The Rocky Road to Graduation: An Academic Career Flow Model for Tracking…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Research, Higher Education, Institutional Research
College Entrance Examination Board, Princeton, NJ. – 1990
This guide is designed to enable the beginner, as well as the advanced user, to understand and use the Computerized Placement Management Software (CPMS). The CPMS is a system for evaluating information about students and recommending their placement into courses best suited for them. It also tracks their progress and maintains their records. The…
Descriptors: Adaptive Testing, College Entrance Examinations, College Students, Computer Assisted Testing
College Entrance Examination Board, Princeton, NJ. – 1991
This user manual describes procedures for using Version 3.0 Computerized Placement Tests (CPTs) software and provides information about the hardware required to operate it. The software features the College-Level Mathematics (CLM) test, Seamless Serial Testing branching capabilities, new system installation and uninstallation procedures, and new…
Descriptors: Adaptive Testing, College Entrance Examinations, College Mathematics, College Students
College Entrance Examination Board, Princeton, NJ. – 1990
This guide is designed to provide essential background material about the College Board's Computerized Placement Tests (CPTs). It is recommended for administrators and staff alike. It contains the theory on which the tests are based, information concerning how to administer them, and discussions of the reports produced and how to interpret the…
Descriptors: Adaptive Testing, Algebra, Arithmetic, College Entrance Examinations
College Entrance Examination Board, Princeton, NJ. – 1991
This document is a compilation of background readings for the user of Computerized Placement Tests (CPTs) developed by the College Board for student placement purposes. CPTs are computerized adaptive tests that test the individual abilities and backgrounds of examinees. CPTs are part of the ACCUPLACER student information management system. The…
Descriptors: Adaptive Testing, College Entrance Examinations, College Students, Community Colleges