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Placement Preparation and Math Emporium at El Paso Community College

El Paso Community College

The best place to start.


Fall 2003 Cohort DE Math Placement by Level


PREP ProgramGoal

Decrease the number of first-time-in college students who must enroll in DE courses by assisting them to prepare for the placement test and for successfully starting college

  • Placement Test Overview

  • Case Management Approach

  • Skill Refresher Intervention


Students that complete their intervention program place out of one, two, or three developmental education courses.

PREP ProgramPlacement


Math Emporium

  • Course restructure

    • Studied 4 levels of DE math courses

    • District-wide process – all inclusive

  • Concurrently reviewed alternate ways to schedule DE courses

    • Researched 38 colleges

  • Pilots - Spring and Summer 2009

  • Scaled offerings – Fall 2009

  • Preliminary data – 500 students


Math Emporium

  • Uses 3 restructured courses, with MML

    Diagnoses, creates mastery-based study, assesses in class

  • Allows for just-in-time instruction: students meet with instructors & tutors 3 hours/week

  • Gives students opportunity to finish more than one course

  • Defines clear and rigorous expectations: mandatory attendance, homework, notebooks


Pilot Preliminary Descriptive Data

Pilot: Spring 2009 – Summer 2010, n = 496

91% students stay in course

66% successfully complete (A, B, C)

4% more students stay to complete course

6% students start second course

2% finish two courses

*In summer intensive courses, 15% finish 2

courses.


Next Steps for Evaluation:2010 – 2011 Academic year

  • Persistence rates

  • Retention rates

  • Completion rates in first college-level math course

  • Progression in programs

  • Completion of degree/certificate rates


EPCC’s Commitment

Scalability and sustainability

  • College renovated 3 campus sites

  • 2 more campus sites to be renovated by Fall 2011

  • Tutor funding supported


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