ERIC Number: EJ539798
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Transfer: The Elusive Denominator.
Spicer, Scot L.; Armstrong, William B.
New Directions for Community Colleges, n96 p45-54 Win 1996
Discusses the difficulty in obtaining transfer rates due to the disagreement over definitions of "transfer." Compares different options to show how manipulating the pool of eligible transfer students influences transfer rates. Describes transfer-ready models for calculating transfer eligibility rate, as well as the Student Right-to-Know formula. (19 citations) (AJL)
Descriptors: College Transfer Students, Community Colleges, Data Interpretation, Evaluation Methods, Institutional Role, Measurement Techniques, Research Methodology, Statistical Analysis, Transfer Programs, Transfer Rates (College), Two Year Colleges
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