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Establishing Placement Testing at your school

Why use a placement test?

A placement test like the Maplesoft - MAA Placement Test Suite allows one to determine the appropriate entry-level course in mathematics for students based on their knowledge of techniques and concepts required in entry-level courses.

 

Establishing Placement Testing at your school

Your institution can get help in establishing a mathematics placement testing program by using the Maplesoft-MAA Placement Test Suite.

The MAA maintains a panel of placement testing experts who are available as consultants to the users of the program. For details about math placement testing, please contact:

Michael Pearson
pearson@maa.org
Toll Free: 1-800-741-9415
Phone: 1-202-319-8470

 

Selecting your local Placement Testing Administrator

Your local administrative and departmental conditions usually determine who should administrator for the Placement Testing for the campus. Typically, the closer the process is to the mathematics faculty and the course instructors, the better the resulting placements will be.

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