Automated Math Placement Testing – MAA Placement Test Suite – Maplesoft

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Partnering with the MAA to Revolutionize Placement Testing

Place your incoming students in the right mathematics courses quickly and painlessly using the renowned Mathematical Association of America (MAA) placement tests offered online exclusively through the Maple T.A. testing environment.

Why Use the Placement Test Suite?

  • Standard, calculator-based, and algorithmic tests available
  • For standard and calculator-based tests
    • Each test is carefully balanced and real-life tested by the MAA to provide consistent and reliable results
    • Parallel forms of these tests are available for many topics
  • Algorithmic tests
    • Each question contains one or more variables whose values are randomly chosen according to the constraints specified in the question template.
    • Every student is presented with a randomized version of the same problem, so answers cannot be shared.
    • Based on the original algorithms used to create the parallel forms of the standard placement tests.
    • Reviewed and approved by the MAA.
  • Each test available as a built-in assignment
  • Instant grading of results
  • Results can be analyzed with automated tools
  • Standard math notation used in questions, so they appear just as they would on paper
  • User's Guide provides guidelines on selecting the appropriate test, and analyzing the results to set cutoff scores
  • Can be incorporated into virtually any course management system, including Blackboard®, Canvas, Moodle™, Brightspace™, and more!
  • Flexible licensing allows for hosted and locally run solutions
Recorded Webinar: Maple T.A. MAA Placement Test Suite
Find out how the Maple T.A. MAA Placement Test Suite will give you easy administration, instant results, and flexible scheduling for your incoming students.

Looking for an alternative to Compass?
You've probably heard that ACT is discontinuing the Compass placement testing product line. The Maple T.A. MAA Placement Test Suite provides an alternative to Compass users for mathematics placement testing.

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