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Jabbar, Huriya; Epstein, Eliza; Sánchez, Joanna; Hartman, Catherine – Community College Review, 2021
Objective: For many students, community college is a convenient first step toward a bachelor's degree. Yet, although more than 80% of those who enroll in community colleges intend to transfer to a 4-year institution, fewer than 35% do so within 6 years. Quantitative data reveal the presence of a transfer gap and there is extensive research on…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Transfer Students, State Universities, Minority Group Students
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Hodara, Michelle; Martinez-Wenzl, Mary; Stevens, David; Mazzeo, Christopher – Community College Review, 2017
Objective: Problems with credit mobility, or the transfer of credits from a sending to a receiving institution, may be one reason why community college transfer students have low rates of bachelor's degree completion. This study investigates different policy approaches to credit mobility and how college staff and students experience transfer at…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, College Transfer Students, College Credits
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Fink, John; Jenkins, Davis – Community College Review, 2017
Objective: The objective of this study was to describe practices of 2- and 4-year institutional partnerships effective in supporting transfer student success. Method: Using student records from the National Student Clearinghouse (NSC) for the entire 2007 fall cohort of first-time-in-college community college students nationwide, researchers…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Partnerships in Education, Academic Achievement
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Chase, Megan M. – Community College Review, 2011
Using critical policy analysis, this study considers state policies that impede technical credit transfer from public 2-year colleges to 4-year institutions of higher education. The states of Ohio, Texas, Washington, and Wisconsin are considered, and seven policy benchmarks for facilitating the transfer of technical credits are proposed. (Contains…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Policy Analysis, Transfer Policy, Associate Degrees
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Amey, Marilyn J.; Eddy, Pamela L.; Campbell, Timothy G. – Community College Review, 2010
Community college partnerships with institutions in other educational sectors (including schools and universities) are important and strategic ways of meeting the educational needs of college constituents and maximizing resources to achieve local and state economic development goals. Understanding what is required for effective partnerships is…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Community Colleges, Transitional Programs, Articulation (Education)
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Slantcheva-Durst, Snejana; Ivanov, Stanislav – Community College Review, 2010
This chapter traces the development of short-cycle higher education in Bulgaria. An emphasis is placed on (a) the evolution of nonuniversity short-cycle institutes and (b) the challenges of bridging the gap between secondary and higher education and creating links between vocational and academic learning pathways. The case study of Bulgaria may…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Development, Alignment (Education), Articulation (Education)
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Longhurst, Derek – Community College Review, 2010
This chapter traces the history, purposes, and distinctive features of the foundation degree, a short-cycle higher education qualification introduced in England in 2000-2001 and offered by both universities and further education colleges. The key characteristics of the foundation degree are discussed: employer involvement in curriculum development…
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), Foreign Countries, Partnerships in Education, School Business Relationship
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Ignash, Jan M.; Slotnick, Ruth C. – Community College Review, 2007
To address the teacher shortage, some states have developed special associate's degrees in teacher education. This article explores the prevalence and structure of these specialized associate's degrees and presents a case for their development to smooth the transfer pathway for community college students who wish to become teachers. (Contains 3…
Descriptors: Teacher Shortage, Community Colleges, Associate Degrees, Teacher Education
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Zinser, Richard W.; Hanssen, Carl E. – Community College Review, 2006
This article presents an analysis of national data from the Advanced Technological Education (ATE) program regarding articulation agreements for the transfer of 2-year technical degrees to baccalaureate degrees. Quantitative and qualitative data are illustrated to help explain the extent to which ATE projects improve access to universities for…
Descriptors: Technical Education, Articulation (Education), Bachelors Degrees, Access to Education
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Days, Everett A.; Ready, I. E. – Community College Review, 1974
Author stated that education must play a central role in ensuring equal opportunities for black people and evaluated the role that community colleges must take in helping them achieve those objectives. (RK)
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), Black Colleges, Black Students, Community Colleges
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Friedlander, Jack – Community College Review, 1982
Discusses cooperative school-college programs with respect to academic preparations of high school students, strengthening program articulation, heightening high school student interest in liberal arts education, and increasing the number of academically gifted students attending community colleges. Recommends increasing cooperative efforts to…
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), College Bound Students, College Preparation, College School Cooperation
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Ernst, Richard J. – Community College Review, 1978
Defines articulation as systematic coordination between an educational institution and other educational institutions and agencies designed to ensure the efficient and effective movement of students among those institutions and agencies, while guaranteeing the students continuous advancement in learning. Emphasizes proper attitude and…
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), Community Colleges, Cooperative Planning, Definitions
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Richardson, Richard C., Jr. – Community College Review, 1976
Relative newcomers to higher education, community colleges need to assess the past and establish clear future goals. Existing assets need further development. Specific functions should be defined. Integration with the community and program articulation with high schools, vocational and technical schools should be pursued. But conflicts between…
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), College Role, Community Colleges, Conflict Resolution
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Woelfer, Carlyle P. – Community College Review, 1975
In order to coordinate efforts in occupational education, there must be common instructional goals at the high school and postsecondary levels, standardization of skill competencies, and instructor awareness of what others teach and what employers expect. In addition, student proficiency evaluation and interinstitutional counselor communication…
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), Cooperative Programs, Coordination, High Schools
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Waller, Robert A. – Community College Review, 1980
Presents guidelines for the establishment of policies needed to articulate the social science programs offered in high school with those offered in two-year colleges. Focuses on subject matter, the educational needs of transfer and terminal students, students' backgrounds, instructional enrichment, teaching methods, transfer of credit, and…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Articulation (Education), College School Cooperation, Community Colleges
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