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Getting It Right: The Emerging Assessment and Placement Landscape

Conference: American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) Annual Convention
Date and Time: April 11, 2016 3:00–4:00 PM
Location: Chicago, IL
Venue: Hyatt Regency Chicago | Wrigley

Many colleges are concerned about problems with current assessment and placement practices, and there is widespread discussion of using multiple measures. This panel featured information on why assessment needs to change and a discussion with panelists who have done innovative thinking on how to improve student placement using “big data,” noncognitive assessments, decision bands, and other emerging approaches.


Elisabeth A. Barnett
Senior Research Scientist
Community College Research Center
Chad Brown
Zane State College
John J. Hetts
Senior Director of Data Science
Educational Results Partnership
Belinda Miles
Westchester Community College

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