ERIC Number: ED256398
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985-Mar-4
Reaffirming California's Commitment to Transfer: Recommendations for Aiding Student Transfer from the California Community Colleges to the California State University and the University of California. Commission Report 85-15.
California State Postsecondary Education Commission, Sacramento.
A series of recommendations by the Ad Hoc Committee on Community College Transfer of the California Postsecondary Education Commission is presented. Following introductory material reviewing the Committee's efforts to examine transfer problems in California, part one affirms the key importance of the transfer function of the community colleges and provides a context for the inquiry. Part two deals with methods of improving the high school preparation of transfer students, providing a discussion of the dilemma of the open-door college and addressing institutional, statewide, and intersegmental efforts to strengthen high school preparation. In part three, a discussion and recommendations are provided with regard to assessing, identifying, and counseling potential transfer students. Part four offers a series of recommendations for assuring adequate community college transfer offerings, emphasizing the availability and quality of course offerings, defining baccalaureate-level and other courses, looking at differences among community colleges, and considering issues of program oversight and review. Part five focuses on improving information for students about transfer. In part six, recommendations for coordinating enrollment planning are presented with respect to intersegmental arrangements, undergraduate enrollment planning, course and program coordination, and occupational courses and programs. Finally, part seven underscores the importance of basing transfer policy on information. Appendices include a report on student flow in California postsecondary education and an annotated bibliography of research reports on transfer. (LAL)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California State Postsecondary Education Commission, Sacramento.
Identifiers - Location: California