NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Does not meet standards2
Showing 1 to 15 of 553 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Worsham, Rachel – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2022
Beginning with the revision of the existing Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (CAA) in 2014, North Carolina policymakers have implemented several articulation agreements that create structured pathways between two- and four-year colleges. The purpose of this article is to detail the demographic makeup and post-transfer outcomes of transfer…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Transfer Students, Transfer Rates (College), Student Characteristics
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Daddona, Mark F.; Harris, Charlie L.; Mondie-Milner, Celena; Goodson, Jonathon – College and University, 2022
Historically, the most common type of transfer student was described as traditional; they enrolled in a community college, earned an associate's degree, and transitioned to a four-year institution for degree completion. The highest degree of departure from one institution to the next occurs within the second year of enrollment (Hossler, et al.…
Descriptors: College Transfer Students, Student Mobility, Transfer Rates (College), College Credits
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Zhu, Zhengren – Education Finance and Policy, 2022
In the United States, transferring from a two-year program to a four-year program has become an increasingly important route toward a bachelor's degree. However, the pathway has an extremely high attrition rate. Utilizing two recent institutional reforms in the University System of Georgia, I show that allowing community colleges to offer…
Descriptors: Graduation Rate, Two Year Colleges, College Transfer Students, Bachelors Degrees
Johnson, Hans; Mejia, Marisol Cuellar – Public Policy Institute of California, 2020
This document includes two technical appendices that accompany the full report, "Increasing Community College Transfers: Progress and Barriers." The two appendixes include: (1) Data and Methods; and (2) Figures and Tables. [For the full report, "Increasing Community College Transfers: Progress and Barriers," see ED608004.]
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Transfer Students, Transfer Rates (College), Enrollment
Robles, Silvia; Gross, Max; Fairlie, Robert W. – National Bureau of Economic Research, 2019
One frequently cited yet understudied channel through which money matters for college students is course availability--colleges may respond to budgetary pressure by reducing course offerings. Open admissions policies, binding class size constraints, and heavy reliance on state funding may make this channel especially salient at community colleges,…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Courses, Access to Education
Lumina Foundation, 2020
While final enrollment numbers for this fall are still unclear, states and institutions can anticipate shifts in enrollment and transfer patterns for different student populations. To maximize higher education's potential as a pathway to economic recovery--and to make good on the promise of equitable opportunity for all students--policymakers must…
Descriptors: College Transfer Students, Transfer Rates (College), Enrollment, School Closing
US Department of Education, 2020
On March 21, 2019, President Donald J. Trump issued Executive Order (EO) 13864, "Improving Free Inquiry, Transparency, and Accountability at Colleges and Universities" which, among other things, required the Secretary of Education to compile information about successful State and institutional efforts that promote students' timely and…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Educational Attainment, Graduation Rate, College Credits
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Morrill, Sammi; Somers, Patricia A. – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2020
The Post-9/11 GI Bill provides unprecedented federal funding for veterans to attend post-secondary education and make the transition to the civilian workforce. However, there is little empirical research on recipients' educational outcomes, especially in community colleges. This study investigated the variables that influence completion and…
Descriptors: Veterans, Outcomes of Education, Federal Legislation, Community Colleges
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Felix, Eric R.; Trinidad, Adrián – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2018
This article examines transfer center practices at a historically vocational community college to understand how transfer to four-year institutions happens. By focusing on the transfer center, this study explores the practices that could support transfer goals in a vocational and technical environment. Drawing on concepts of organizational…
Descriptors: College Transfer Students, Academic Aspiration, Technical Institutes, Urban Areas
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Cohen, Richard; Kelly, Angela M. – Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 2020
Community colleges serve a vital role in the education of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) majors in the United States, however, most research to date on STEM pipeline persistence from academia to the workforce has focused on four-year colleges, which limits understanding of the potential of two-year pathways in…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, STEM Education, Performance Factors, Academic Persistence
Heslop, Joanne – Student Transitions Project, 2019
The Student Transitions Project (STP) is British Columbia's collaborative research project that measures student success from the K-12 to post-secondary systems. This report features selected research findings on student mobility in the B.C. public post-secondary system, using data from the most recent annual STP update in Fall of 2018. All B.C.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Mobility, College Students, Public Colleges
Johnson, Hans; Mejia, Marisol Cuellar – Public Policy Institute of California, 2020
California enrolls a much larger share of students in community college than other states; ensuring more of these students transfer to four-year institutions can strengthen the economic security of California workers. This transfer role is especially important for low-income students, first-generation college students, and students from…
Descriptors: College Transfer Students, Community Colleges, Paying for College, Transfer Policy
Hyman, Cheryl L. – Harvard Education Press, 2018
"Reinvention" chronicles an unprecedentedly comprehensive approach to community college reform and the leadership challenges encountered along the way. The book addresses cultural clashes over the role and purpose of community colleges and argues for an emphasis on success and access. As chancellor of the City Colleges of Chicago, Cheryl…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational Change, Program Implementation, Graduation Rate
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Handel, Stephen J. – College and University, 2017
Community college transfer--rooted in the notion that any individual, regardless of background or academic preparation, could enroll at an open access college, transfer to a four-year institution, and earn a bachelor's degree--is the most transformative educational experiment of the century. Even for a nation that prides itself on second chances,…
Descriptors: College Transfer Students, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Access to Information
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Horn, Aaron S.; Horner, Olena G.; Lee, Giljae – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
Researchers in higher education frequently evaluate institutional effectiveness as the difference between an actual and predicted graduation rate, but little is known about whether such a method is reliable or valid. This study examines the measurement properties of effectiveness scores derived from regression residuals for community colleges in…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Two Year Colleges, Comparative Analysis, Raw Scores
Previous Page | Next Page »
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7  |  8  |  9  |  10  |  11  |  ...  |  37