El Centro Community College * Title V Testing Component Outreach through Testing: Early Intervention to Achieve College Readiness By Monty Francis, Director of Testing . Path Finders : Improving the Quality of Our Services. Our Mission, Strategy and Goal.
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El Centro Community College * Title V Testing ComponentOutreach through Testing: Early Intervention to Achieve College ReadinessBy Monty Francis, Director of Testing
Path Finders: Improving the Quality of Our Services
whose deficiencies and competencies have been measured.
The College Board is looking for some model programs that use the new ACCUPLACER Diagnostic tests. To participate in the ACCUPLACER Diagnostic Pilot they ask that we send us a proposal that describes our proposed pilot including
If your proposal is approved, the College Board will provide you with up to 4000 test units to use in the pilot.
Develop a program that has the following in mind:
Our aim is to do the following :
We will track the following quantitative data elements:
We will assess the following qualitative measures of success or completion of tasks:
What will improve through this proposed goal? How will this goal makes a difference?
Outreach through Testing Budget
( contingent upon which database program)
Administer the diagnostic tests:
Administer the diagnostic tests:
The ACCUPLACER diagnostic tests are designed to provide detailed information about students’ skills in reading, English and mathematics.
Linear Equations, Inequalities, and Systems
Quadratic Expressions and Equations
Algebraic Expressions and Equations
Word Problems and Applications
For more details on each domain, see the Program Manual found under the Resources tab.
It was determined that a score scale of 1 to 15 would be used in order to emphasize the difference in the two assessment types. (Placement vs. Diagnostic)
The information provided by the diagnostic domain scores is not comparable to corresponding placement test scores.
It was visually different than ACCUPLACER placement test scores.
It provided sufficient score points to accommodate the number of items that are administered for each diagnostics test domain.
Domain Scores Cannot Be Used In Placement Rules Or As A Condition In A Branching Profile
Standard Error of Measure (SEM)
SEM’s can be reported for each domain, or they may be turned off in Test Settings.
See the ACCUPLACER Program Manual for complete list of proficiency statements for each diagnostic test.
Shows the percent of students by domain who scored in each of the categories.
Provides mean and standard deviation of domain scores.
Results can be used
Name: M. E. Francis
By mail: El Centro Community College
801 Main Street
Dallas, TX 75202
By phone: 214-860-2245
for general questions
By mail: College Board – ACCUPLACER
45 Columbus Ave
New York, NY 10023
By phone: 866-607-5223
By email:email@example.com for general questions or technical support
To order tests: firstname.lastname@example.org