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No. 84-04 and Academic Progress of Students at Miami-r a Who Were Initially Not Eligible to Enroll

By Losak John

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Two studies were conducted at Miami-Dade Community College (MDCC) to assess the academic performance of students who entered the college with low skill levels or test scores. The first study sought to assess the proportion of associate of arts (AA) graduates 'mixing at least three of four of the College Level Academic Skills Test (CLAST) subtests who had taken prior developmental course work. The study found that among students who passed three of four CLAST subtests there was virtually no difference in the percentage pass rate between students who took no developmental courses and those who took only one, though the pass rate for those who took more than one developmental class dropped dramatically. Using the criterion of passing four of four CLAST subtests, there was a difference between students who took one developmental class (57.8 % passed) and those who took n

Topics: DESCRIPTORS *Achievement Tests, Community Colleges, High Risk Students, Scores, Two Year Colleges, Tiro Year
Year: 1984
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