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McQuarrie, Fiona A. E. – British Columbia Council on Admissions and Transfer, 2016
It is generally assumed by educators that the K-12 curriculum--the curriculum used in primary, elementary, and secondary education--will affect students' post-secondary educational experiences and their ability to enter the workforce. This report takes a multi-faceted approach to addressing the impact of changes in the K-12 curriculum on students'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Postsecondary Education
Karpinsky, Val – British Columbia Council on Admissions and Transfer, 2016
A 2013 British Columbia Council of Admissions and Transfer (BCCAT) research report suggested the need to continue research on mature students for the sake of ensuring access to postsecondary education (PSE) for adults and other categories of non-traditional students. The 2013 report laid a basis for this study which investigates key elements of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adult Students, Nontraditional Students, Academic Achievement
Pardy, Linda – British Columbia Council on Admissions and Transfer, 2016
The term "advising" has been used by various areas within post-secondary education institutions in British Columbia (BC) and across Canada to describe a variety of activities and tasks that result in providing information to students. The postsecondary education environment in BC has evolved over the past number of years and student…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Advising, Postsecondary Education, Literature Reviews
British Columbia Council on Admissions and Transfer, 2016
"Advising" consists of those activities and tasks that result in providing information to students. British Columbia's (BC) post-secondary education has evolved over the past number of years and student advising has changed along with it. Post-secondary institutions are currently challenged to increase student engagement, improve…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Advising, Postsecondary Education, Literature Reviews
Andres, Lesley – British Columbia Council on Admissions and Transfer, 2015
At both the provincial and federal levels, a lively policy debate on the types of education, training, and skill acquisition required to meet the demands of the British Columbia and Canadian workforce is taking place. Despite acknowledgement of the need for lifelong learning and reskilling in light of frequent career changes over the life course,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Longitudinal Studies, Questionnaires, Surveys
British Columbia Council on Admissions and Transfer, 2015
Assessing credits that transfer students bring to an institution may require a significant amount of institutional resources. The increased mobility of students among post-secondary institutions in British Columbia (BC), and the need to ensure efficient admission processes for both the student and the institution, makes transfer credit assessment…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Transfer Students, College Credits, Transfer Policy
FitzGibbon, John – British Columbia Council on Admissions and Transfer, 2015
There has been considerable interest in British Columbia in improving secondary to post-secondary transitions, and the provincial government and secondary and post-secondary institutions have adopted a number of strategies intended to aid in successful student transition from one system to the other. This paper looks specifically at the policy and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Dual Enrollment, High School Students, College Credits
Tikina, Anna – British Columbia Council on Admissions and Transfer, 2015
The British Columbia (BC) Council on Admissions and Transfer has been periodically publishing BC College Transfer Student Profile reports for almost 25 years. Historically, these reports tracked the mobility of students from colleges and institutes to degree granting research-intensive universities in BC, the pathway which is often referred to as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Transfer Students, Profiles, Student Characteristics
James, Ted; McMillan, Allan – British Columbia Council on Admissions and Transfer, 2015
This report was commissioned jointly by the British Columbia Council on Admissions and Transfer (BCCAT) and the British Columbia Registrar's Association (BCRA) to create a background document to further dialogue among stakeholders regarding any proposed changes to the secondary school graduation program in BC. The scope of the report includes only…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Admission, College Applicants, Admission Criteria
British Columbia Council on Admissions and Transfer, 2013
Over the last several years, there has been a wealth of new data on student mobility in British Columbia's postsecondary system. Quantitative information from the Student Transitions Project (STP) has allowed current and prospective students, the BC Council on Admissions and Transfer (BCCAT), public post-secondary institutions, the Ministry…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Transfer Students, Student Mobility, Articulation (Education)
British Columbia Council on Admissions and Transfer, 2013
Thanks to the Student Transitions Project (STP) there is a wealth of data on student mobility in BC's post-secondary system; however, these data do not explain why students are moving, and how their educational goals are being supported. In early 2012, the BC Council on Admissions and Transfer commissioned BC Stats to survey over 1,600 students…
Descriptors: College Transfer Students, Student Mobility, Research Universities, Attribution Theory
British Columbia Council on Admissions and Transfer, 2013
This annual newsletter summarizes the work of the Post-secondary Student Mobility (PSM) Subcommittee of the Student Transitions Project (STP) . In an effort to better understand student mobility in the B.C. public post-secondary system, the Student Transitions Project continues to describe and quantify the numerous education pathways of students…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Postsecondary Education, Public Education, Student Mobility
McQuarrie, Fiona – British Columbia Council on Admissions and Transfer, 2012
In recent years, there has been increased interest within British Columbia in the issue of whether or how trades qualifications might transfer into academic post-secondary programs. Some BC institutions have already started, or will be starting, programs which incorporate this form of transfer credit. Colleagues at British Columbia Council on…
Descriptors: Academic Education, Credentials, Credits, Vocational Education
British Columbia Council on Admissions and Transfer, 2012
The BC Council on Admissions and Transfer is always seeking ways to improve the transfer system for the benefit of students. Doing so is often informed by research in one form or another. Questions were added to the 2011 Diploma, Associate Degree, and Certificate Student Outcomes (DACSO) survey to help us gain a better understanding of why some…
Descriptors: College Transfer Students, Associate Degrees, Feedback (Response), Transfer Policy
Andres, Lesley; Offerhaus, Judith – British Columbia Council on Admissions and Transfer, 2012
Because of its diversity, the BC post-secondary system offers many routes to credential completion. However, to capture the dynamics of institutional attendance requires a long view of individuals' journeys through the various post-secondary institutions over time. In this report, the authors employ data from the "Paths on Life's Way"…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Postsecondary Education, Foreign Countries, Attendance
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