Your assignment is to prepare and submit a paper on the use of placement exams in entrance into colleges or universities. Choi, H. J., & Park, J. (2013). Historical analysis of the policy on the college entrance system in South Korea. International Education Studies, 6(11), 106-121. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/1491430305?accountid=1611
In their article, Choi, & Park describe how the national college admission system has frequently been altered in South Korea since independence. Even so, they still claim that the system can be salvaged. They synthesize the issues associated with the Korean college admission system tackled by successive regimes, relevant policy alternatives coupled with the ensuing consequences of the policy alternatives enacted by the different regimes. In their analytical lens, Choi, & Park conclude that the Korean government is better advised to make continuous progress to complement and stabilize the existing system, despite regime changes. In their analysis of the Korean college admission system, a contribution to the literature is made to policymakers to other nations about reforming the college entrance systems.
Choi, & Park describe how various alterations in the Korean university placement exams have affected the quality of the assessment. The significance of the study to the analysis is that it shows how government and political institutions influence college and university enrollment.
Hacsi, T. A. (2011). Document-based question: What is the historical significance of the advanced placement test? The Journal of American History, 90(4), 1392-1400. Retrieved from .http://search.proquest.com/docview/224893308?accountid=1611
In the script, Hacsi tries to explore the historical importance e of the advanced placement exam. Hacsi claims that the assessment program in general fits into the broader history of assessing in the United States within the century. The author describes various tests that have had significant influences. The impacts have come in the form of shaping the activities that take place in schools or by changing the individual opportunities of the students. .