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Sawtell, Ellen A.; Gillie, Jacqueline M.; Smith, Patricia Z. – College Board, 2012
In February 2012, the College Board published The 8th Annual AP Report to the Nation. This session provides a deeper dive into key information for the United States with an emphasis on Florida, and participants hear how one school in Florida utilizes AP Potential™ to help build their AP Program. Participants also learn about AP participation and…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement Programs, STEM Education, Student Participation, Racial Differences
Sawtell, Ellen A.; Handwerk, Philip; Gillie, Jacqueline M. – College Board, 2007
Presented at the Advanced Placement Annual Conference (APAC) in Las Vegas, July 2007. This presentation explores the demographic and course-taking patterns that have been identified behind what students take AP exams and how to best reach the population of students that are not currently taking AP exams.
Descriptors: Advanced Placement Programs, Course Selection (Students), Standardized Tests, High School Students
Sawtell, Ellen A.; Sathy, Viji; Skrobela, David A. – College Board, 2007
Presented at the Association for Institutional Research (AIR) in Kansas City in June 2007. This presentation explores what has been learned in the effort to maintain the ability to collect demographic information on SAT test takers when registration moved to the web. The information which is collected for research purposes include student's…
Descriptors: Response Rates (Questionnaires), Computer Assisted Testing, Testing Problems, Questionnaires
Sawtell, Ellen A. – College Board, 2005
Presented at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Conference in San Diego in May 2005. This presentation explores the issues and problems with declining response rates to the questionnaire once test registration moved from paper format to a web platform. A decline would affect research over time so interventions were put in place…
Descriptors: Response Rates (Questionnaires), Computer Assisted Testing, Testing Problems, College Entrance Examinations