ERIC Number: EJ1121316
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Nov
Abstractor: As Provided
Preparing for College Success: Exploring the Impact of the High School Cambridge Acceleration Program on U.S. University Students
Shaw, Stuart D.; Werno, Magda A.
College and University, v91 n4 p2-18, 20-21 Nov 2016
This case study sought to gain a better understanding of the impact of the Cambridge Acceleration Program on students' transition from high school to college at one American university. The findings from an online questionnaire indicate that many participants develop a range of skills that are perceived as important in the context of university study. The program also facilitates the process of transition to an increased level of college demand.
Descriptors: Transitional Programs, Acceleration (Education), High School Students, College Students, Online Surveys, Questionnaires, Skill Development, Program Effectiveness, International Programs, Academic Standards, Difficulty Level, College Preparation, Grade Point Average, Educational Quality, Academic Achievement, Student Attitudes, Decision Making, Curriculum
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: High Schools; Secondary Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Identifiers - Location: Florida
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