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CTM and SKE Exit Exam Development Committee

Per the NFA Contract, Article 10, TMCC is announcing to all eligible Academic and Administrative faculty that a need exists for a CTM and SKE Exit Exam Development Committee (4 positions).

Posting Date

January 18, 2019

Description

This committee of four (4) members will be selected to create a common final exam for students preparing to complete SKC 80 or CTM 86. This final exam will be comprised of basic arithmetic content covered in SKC 80 and CTM 86 courses. The final exam content will represent the prerequisite material needed to enroll in and successfully complete Math 95. This exit exam will replace re-taking the Accuplacer at the end of the course. The Accuplacer test currently serves as the exit exam for these courses even though it is designed as a placement test and not a post-assessment.

The committee of four will include a member with CTM teaching experience, a member with SKC teaching experience, and at least one member of the Math Department with developmental math teaching experience.

Scope of Work

The work will need to be completed by August 31, 2019.

Responsibilities and Deliverables

  • Create the SKC 80 and CTM 86 final exam
    • Determine quantity and content of exam questions
    • Incorporate basic arithmetic content
    • Incorporate prerequisite Math 95 material
  • Create multiple versions of the final exam
  • Determine the best and most efficient method to administer final exam
  • Determine the best and most efficient method of grading the final exam
  • Pilot the exam with test group of students and assess effectiveness

Qualifications

Two years of full-time or part-time teaching experience in the TMCC Math Department, Math Skills Center, and/or College Transition Math.

Compensation

Each member will receive a 2 credit stipend or 2 credits of reassigned time upon completion.

Reports To

Dean of Sciences

Accountability

Upon completion, the committee members will submit a final report and meet with the Dean of Sciences, chair of Mathematics department, and coordinators for Math Skills Center and College Transition Math to review the common final exams and the pilot group outcomes to ensure the test meets the appropriate standards for SKC 80 and CTM 86, as well as prerequisite standards for Math 95.

Application Process

Interested part-time or full-time faculty will submit a letter of interest including a description of relevant experience to the Sciences Division dean no later than March 31, 2019.

Selection Process

Sciences Division dean will notify applicants of the hiring decision on or before April 15, 2019.

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