- Why use a mathematics placement test?
- What are the characteristics of a good mathematics placement test?
- How is a mathematics test validated?
- How does one choose mathematics placement tests for our array of entry-level mathematics courses?
- Who develops cut-off scores for the mathematics placement test we have chosen? How often should these cut-off scores be reviewed and changed, if necessary?
- What kind of data is needed to develop appropriate cut-off scores for a mathematics placement test?
- Who should administer the mathematics placement test program on our campus?
- What scores should I expect?
- In addition to a mathematics placement test score what other student data can be used in making the decision about the courses a student should take?
- How can my institution get help in establishing its mathematics placement testing program using the Maplesoft-MAA Placement Test Suite?
- Who can answer other questions that I have about mathematics placement testing and about the Maplesoft-MAA Placement Test Suite?
- What is an item?
- How do you write an item?
- How do you refine an item?
- How do you know when you have a bad r-biserial and what do you do about it?
- How do you use delta values for questions?
- What is a power test and what is a speed test?
- How do you modify an existing placement test?
- How do you find a replacement item?
- How do you construct a replacement item?

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