Placement

Goals

To assist students in being prepared for COMPASS testing so they place into the highest level math course in which they can be successful.

Stratagies

  • Stress importance of COMPASS and provide review information
  • Provide more information and links on website
  • Offer COMPASS preparation course
  • Give COMPASS test to 11th graders to encourage remediation
  • Give challenge test on faculty duty day

Timeline

Placement  
Set COMPASS placement scores September 26, 2013
Call Frank Porter February 3-7
Take COMPASS test February 3-7
Include educational background questions on COMPASS May 2014
Publicize placement information February 14, 2014
  • Link to sample test on CVCC’s website
August 2013
Offer COMPASS prep courses (OnBoard) May 2014
  • Research possible structures
began September 20, 2013
  • Under discussion in developmental studies subcommittee
beginning October 2013
  • Visiting Calhoun Community College
February 14, 2014
  • May use MyMathTest (for free)
 
Create challenge tests May 2014
  • Created new MTH090 challenge test for use spring
January 9, 2014
  • Creating new MTH098 for use summer
April 2014

Resources

COMPASS Testing at CVCC (Registration info & dates)
Sample COMPASS test questions
Khan Academy (Video tutorials for math)
Interact Math (Exercises for math objectivies) Click ENTER, then select any of the textbooks to practice.