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Ready for College?. March 15, 2013 Early Assessment Program Breakfast Rosie Villafana-Hatcher, EAP Director, SDSU . Number of 1 st Time Freshmen Entering the CSU needing remediation in English and math (Fall 2012). 18,690. 17,011. Math Remediation. English Remediation.

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Ready for College?

March 15, 2013

Early Assessment Program Breakfast

Rosie Villafana-Hatcher, EAP Director, SDSU


Number of 1st Time Freshmen Entering the CSU needing remediation in English and math (Fall 2012)

18,690

17,011

Math Remediation

English Remediation


The Early Assessment Program (EAP)

  • Giving students an early signal of college readiness

  • Collaborating with the high school community

  • Providing 12th grade interventions


Components of EAP

  • 11th grade testing

  • Supplemental high school preparation

  • Teacher/administrator professional development

  • Parent/family communication

  • Preservice teacher preparation


What’s on the test?


Test Determinations

  • Students are identified as

    • Ready for CSU college-level courses in English or mathematics

    • Not yet demonstrating readiness…

  • Conditionally Ready in English or mathematics.

    -Students must fulfill requirements in 12th grade in order to

    maintain exemption from placement testing.

  • Students whose results indicate readiness are exempted from placement exams

    • English Placement Test (EPT)

    • Entry Level Math Exam (ELM)


Test Results

  • Students whose results indicate readiness are exempted from the CSU Placement Test (EPT & ELM) and are eligible to enter credit bearing courses

  • At participating community colleges, students are eligible to enter transfer-level courses


Conditionally Ready – English (beginning 2012-2013)

Completion of an approved senior English course with a grade of C or better:

  • Expository Reading and Writing Course (ERWC course)

  • AP English Language and Composition

  • AP English Literature and Composition

  • International Baccalaureate (IB) English

  • Weighted Honors English course (indicated on UC doorways with a )


Conditionally Ready-Math

Completion of an approved senior English course with a grade of C or better:

-Trigonometry and Math Analysis

-Pre-Calculus

-Calculus

-AP Calculus AB

-AP Calculus BC

-AP Statistics

-AP Physics

-ALEKS online learning course


11th Grade Testing: Status Reports

  • EAP results appear on the lower left corner of the second page of the STAR Student Reports that are mailed home in August.

  • Students are referred to a website for additional advising.


Online EAP Status Check

http://www.calstate.edu/eap/results

  • Students can get their EAP math and English results online from this website

  • Available any time from anywhere

  • Provides advice for getting ready for CSU math and English.


EAP Math Statewide Results

14%

77%

43%

77%

44%

15%

79%

14%

48%

http://eap2012.ets.org/Viewreport.asp


EAP English Statewide Results

83%

24%

26%

81%

26%

16%

82%

http://eap2012.ets.org/Viewreport.asp


English Proficiency

SAT Critical Reading:500 or above

SAT Writing Skills:

ACT English test:22 or above

AP English:3 or above

A “C” or better in a community college English course that satisfies the general education requirement in English composition (English 1A).

A status of READY (or CONDITIONALLY READY) on the CSU’s Early Assessment in English

A passing score on the CSU’s English Placement Test (EPT)


Mathematics Proficiency

SAT Reasoning Test :550 or above

SAT Subject Test (IC or IIC):550 or above

ACT Mathematics test:23 or above

AP Calculus or Statistics:3 or above

A “C” or better in a community college mathematics course that satisfies the quantitative reasoning requirement (GE requirement B-4).

A status of READY (or CONDITIONALLY READY) on the CSU’s Early Assessment in Mathematics

A passing score on the CSU’s Entry Level Mathematics examination (ELM)


http://www.csusuccess.org

Math and English Success Websites


Professional Development Opportunities

  • SMI-Strengthening Mathematics Instruction Math Professional Development

    -http://www.csumathsuccess.org/counselors/smi

  • ERWC-Expository Reading and Writing course workshops for teachers interested in course adoption

    • http://www.calstate.edu/eap/support_hs_teachers.shtml

    • http://writing.csusuccess.org


English-Language Arts

Supplemental High School Preparation

  • Expository Reading and Writing Course(ERWC) for students in grades 11 and/or 12

    • Emphasizes in-depth study of expository, analytical, and argumentative reading and writing

    • Approved to fulfill the “b” English requirement of the UC and CSU “a-g” college entrance requirements

    • Intended for broad usage (not as an honors or remedial course and not necessarily tied to EAP results)


12%

15%

85%

16%

66%


Adoption is Easy

  • The CSU has Program Status, making adoption easy

  • Go to: https://doorways.ucop.edu/update

  • The following EAP course has been approved by UC: Approved Course Title

    • CSU Expository Reading and Writing  

  • “a-g” Subject Area b –

    • English

  • Follow the directions


Questions?

  • Rosie Villafana-Hatcher

    rvillafa@mail.sdsu.edu


Micah Jendian

  • Associate Professor of English, Grossmont College

  • ERWC Statewide Advisory Committee Member and Liason to the English Council of California's Two Year Colleges (ECCTYC)

  • Former Director of SDSU's Collaborative Academic Preparation Initiative

    micah.jendian@gcccd.edu


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