5 Things You Need to Know About Placement Testing...Retesting


Featured presenters: Jim Wollack and Sonya Sedivy, UW-Madison/Tailwind Placement Exams
Retesting policies for placement tests vary considerably from institution to institution. However, all too often, retest policies are designed to maximize students' satisfaction with their score, but fail to consider the intended purpose of retesting. When determining an appropriate and fair retest policy, it is important for campuses to consider the psychometric objective of retesting, the expected outcomes of a retest, and the potential impact of those outcomes. Join us, as the fourth installment of "5 Things You Need to Know About Placement Testing", turns its attention to the topic of retesting.