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ERIC Number: ED431439
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999-Jul
Understanding the Impact of Reverse Transfer Students on Community Colleges. New Directions for Community Colleges, Number 106.
Townsend, Barbara K., Ed.
New Directions for Community Colleges, n106 Sum 1999
This issue describes an enrollment pattern emerging in higher education--students who are matriculated at, or have graduated from, a four-year college who then transfer to a two-year school, a process labeled "reverse transfer." The following articles are included: (1) "What Do We Know about Reverse Transfer Students?" (Barbara K. Townsend and John T. Dever); (2) "Paradoxes: California's Experience with Reverse Transfer Students" (Linda Serra Hagedorn and Consuelo Rey Castro); (3) "Understanding and Recruiting the Reverse Transfer Student: A Presidential Perspective" (James L. Catanzaro); (4) "The Urban Postbaccalaureate Reverse Transfer Student: Giving New Meaning to the Term 'Second Chance'" (John W. Quinley and Melissa P. Quinley); (5) "Reverse Transfer Students in an Urban Postsecondary System in Oregon" (Susan K. Bach, Melissa A. Banks, David K. Blanchard, Mary K. Kinnick, Mary F. Ricks, and Juliette M. Stoering); (6) "Bachelor's Degree Students Attending Community Colleges: A Look at Postbaccalaureate Reverse Transfers in Missouri" (Terry L. Barnes and Laura M. Robinson); (7) "Postbaccalaureate Reverse Transfers in Maryland and Tennessee: Institutional Problems and Possibilities" (Barbara K. Townsend and Rivkah Y. Lambert); (8) "Institutional and Public Policy Implications of the Phenomenon of Reverse Transfer Students" (Daniel J. Phelan); and (9) "Sources and Information on the Scope and Impact of Reverse Transfers" (Christine M. LeBard). (EMH)
Descriptors: College Role, College Transfer Students, Community Colleges, Educational Change, Educational Policy, Enrollment Trends, Higher Education, Reverse Transfer Students, Student Educational Objectives, Two Year Colleges
Jossey-Bass Inc., Publishers, 350 Sansome Street, San Francisco, CA 94104-1342 ($25).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse for Community Colleges, Los Angeles, CA.