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What is the NC DAP?

The North Carolina Diagnostic and Placement Assessment or NC DAP is a placement test created by Accuplacer and the College Board.  The NC DAP evaluates a student's current skills in reading, writing, and mathematics. Placement test scores are used for academic advising and correct course placement.

Here are online resources to help you prepare for the NC DAP and find out more about it.

 

Grammar Resources @ Your Library:

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The Little, Brown Handbook - H. Ramsey Fowler; Jane E. Aaron
Call Number: REF PE 1112 .F64 2012
ISBN: 9780205213078
Publication Date: 2012
Copies at Main, South, Franklin, and Warren Campus Libraries.

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Grammar Girl Presents the Ultimate Writing Guide for Students - Mignon Fogarty; Erwin Haya (Illustrator)
Call Number: PE 1112 .F6127 2011
ISBN: 9780805089431
Publication Date: 2011
Copies at Main, South, Franklin, and Warren Campus Libraries.

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Grammatically Correct - Anne Stilman
Call Number: REF PE 1112 .S748 2010
ISBN: 9781582976167
Publication Date: 2010
Copies at Main, South, Franklin, and Warren Campus Libraries.

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Writer's Digest Grammar Desk Reference - Gary Lutz
Call Number: PE 1112 .L88 2010
ISBN: 9781599632209
Publication Date: 2010
One copy at the Main Campus Library.

Online Test Preparation Resources:

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  • GrammarBook.com
    GrammarBook.com is your site for helpful rules, real-world examples, and fun quizzes.
  • Grammar Girl : Quick and Dirty Tips
    Covering the grammar rules and word choice guidelines that can confound even the best writers, Grammar Girl makes complex grammar questions simple with memory tricks to help you recall and apply those troublesome grammar rules.
  • Khan Academy
    Khan Academy is a not-for-profit organization that provides a free world-class education for anyone. It doesn't matter if you are a student, teacher, home-schooler, principal, adult returning to the classroom after 20 years, or a friendly alien just trying to get a leg up in earthly biology. Khan Academy's materials and resources are available to you completely free of charge.
  • Math.com : The World of Math Online
    Math.com offers a unique experience that quickly guides the user to the solutions they need and the products they want. These solutions include assessment, on-demand modular courses that target key math concepts, 24/7 live online tutoring, and expert answers to math questions.
  • Purplemath
    A math study site that focuses on algebra. Lessons illustrate important concepts by walking the student through problems step-by-step.
  • Wake Tech MOOC Introductory Algebra Review
    A free online course created by Wake Tech instructors to help students review algebra basics. Includes instructor videos. Requires signing up for a free Udacity account.
  • BPCC Open Campus
    Free online courses focusing on developmental skills, including math and English.
 

Math Resources @ Your Library:

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Practice Makes Perfect : Basic Math - Carolyn Wheater
Call Number: QA 135.6 .W44 2012
ISBN: 9780071778459
Publication Date: 2012
One copy at the Main Campus Library.

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Pre-Algebra Demystified - Allan G. Bluman
Call Number: QA 107.2 .B59 2011
ISBN: 9780071742528
Publication Date: 2011
Copies at Main, South, and Warren Campus Libraries.

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Algebra Demystified - Rhonda Huettenmueller
Call Number: QA 152.3 .H85 2011
ISBN: 9780071743617
Publication Date: 2011
Copies at Main, South, Franklin, and Warren Campus Libraries.

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College Algebra - Robert Moyer; Murray R. Spiegel
Call Number: QA 159.2 .S65 2011
ISBN: 9780071745840
Publication Date: 2011
Copies at Main, South, Franklin, and Warren Campus Libraries.

 

For Testing Information, Contact:

LINDA FLETCHER 
Director, Academic and
Career Assessment
(252) 738-3466
 
VGCC TESTING CENTER
 Main Campus
Building 7, Room 7340
(252) 738-3370

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