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Kathy Haberer wrote:
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> We are gathering some information about using calculators on math placement
> tests.  Please respond to the following questions.  Please feel free to
> e-mail me if you prefer that to answering on-line.
>
> 1.  Do you give a math placement test?
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> 2.  Who is required to take the test?
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> 3.  How many questions are on the test and what levels does it cover?
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> 4.  MOST IMPORTANT - Do you allow the use of calculators?  If yes, what type?
> Do students being their own or do you provide the calculators?
>
> Thanks for responding.
>
> Kathy Haberer
> Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville
1 & 2.  Yes, everyone entering Iowa Lakes Community College must either
take an ASSET, COMPAS or provide ACT or SAT scores.
3.  The ASSET has five levels of math.  Each test is 25 minutes long.
Students choose which one they would like to take.
4.  Students are not allowed to use calculators.