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ERIC Number: ED167202
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Dec-2
Pages: 27
Abstractor: N/A
Downward Articulation: The Bad and the Good.
Berejikian, Harry
These descriptions of articulation efforts between five community colleges and their feeder high schools were drawn from previous reports and from interviews with community college administrators. Interviews at two Los Angeles (California) community colleges revealed an attitude of unconcern toward maintaining a supply of high school graduates; this attitude was reflected in a lack of innovative procedures, the low financial priority given to articulation programs, and the lack of administrative support of establishing comprehensive programs. Alternately, position on each campus for improving high school-college relations. The study position on each campus for improving high school-college relations. The study revealed other community colleges using imaginative talent to create a productive relationship with their feeder high schools. The academic advisement program at Miami-Dade Junior College in Florida, which involves all faculty and administrative staff, includes the establishment of satellite high school counseling centers. Pasadena City College in California has developed a seven-pronged program to enhance communication which includes possibilities for concurrent enrollment, a quarterly newsletter, conferences, and a high school advisory board. California's Ventura Community College District's articulation program has explicit goals, and uses a mobile counseling center and high school career centers. (AYC)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Graduate seminar paper, Pepperdine University