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ERIC Number: ED506225
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Feb
Pages: 81
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Transfer and Articulation in Higher Education
Washington Higher Education Coordinating Board
This report fulfills the biennial requirements of RCW 28B.76.250, which directs the Higher Education Coordinating Board (HECB) "to submit a progress report on the development of transfer associate degrees to the higher education committees of the House of Representatives and Senate each odd-numbered year." The HECB report monitors progress on the indicators describes development of additional transfer associate degrees, and provides other data on improvements in transfer efficiency. The report: (1) Addresses progress toward achieving goals for transfer and articulation found in the "2008 Strategic Master Plan for Higher Education"; (2) Charts progress made on transfer and articulation since the last transfer report in December 2006; (3) Includes responses to improvements identified by the 2008 Legislature and recommended by the Governor; and (4) Presents useful information for those interested in the state of transfer and articulation in Washington. An Executive Summary providing overview of main points is followed by sections on context (master plan transfer and articulation goals, legislative background information, and groups serving transfer students in Washington state); transfer indicators; and progress on policy initiatives, future work to be done. Materials to improve transfer coordination and communication are included in eleven appendices: (1) Revised Code of Washington (RCW) Related to Transfer and Articulation; (2) Organizations and Offices Addressing Transfer Issues in Washington; (3) Sector to Sector Transfer--AY 2005-2006; (4) Process for Revisions and Changes to the Statewide Transfer Associate Degree Agreements; (5) Advanced Standing Placement, Awarding of Transfer Credit, and Prior Learning Assessment; (6) Draft Transfer Rights and Responsibilities; (7) Current DTA Associate Degree Guidelines; (8) Associate of Science Transfer Degree #1; (9) Associate of Science Transfer Degree #2 Revised; (10) 2007-08 Transfer Degrees by Category; and (11) Academic Guidance and Planning System Desired Features. (Contains 39 footnotes and 8 figures.)
Washington Higher Education Coordinating Board. 917 Lakeridge Way SW, P.O. Box 43430, Olympia, WA 98504-3430. Tel: 360-753-7800; Fax: 360-753-7808; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; Two Year Colleges
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Washington Higher Education Coordinating Board
Identifiers - Location: Washington