ERIC Number: ED400882
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
New York State Transfer and Articulation Association Standards and Guidelines Manual.
New York State Transfer and Articulation Association, Rensselaer.
Addressing policies and concerns related to transfer and articulation, this manual provides guidelines developed by the New York State Transfer and Articulation Association to assist college personnel in serving transfer students. An introduction describes the purpose, goals, and objectives of the Association; identifies the intended audience; and provides suggestions for promoting transfer. The second section focuses on articulation agreements, including the objectives of such agreements and the responsibilities of a college's articulation contact person, while the third reviews activities for engaging in proactive advocacy of transfer. The fourth section provides strategies for reducing barriers to transfer, while the fifth provides key recruitment strategies. The next three sections discuss techniques for facilitating the admissions process for transfer students; strategies for effective academic advising, including the responsibilities of advisors, transfer students, and institutions; and suggestions for facilitating course credit evaluation, including the use of computer-based articulation systems. The ninth section discusses methods for ensuring an accessible and efficient registration process, while the tenth reviews methods for improving access to high-demand programs, such as maintaining high registration caps. The next four sections provide model activities and services to help enhance transfer students' college experience, strategies for ensuring effective student referrals, and procedures for disseminating information to transfer students. The fourteenth section reviews methods for effectively sharing information between schools, while the fifteenth highlights methods for ensuring access to financial assistance and scholarships. The final sections review the importance of professional development for transfer personnel and guidelines for professional and ethical conduct. (HAA)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York State Transfer and Articulation Association, Rensselaer.
Identifiers - Location: New York