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Hlinka, Karen R. – Community College Review, 2017
Objective: Traditional-age students attending a rural community college in Kentucky's Appalachian region were interviewed, along with faculty members and administrators, to identify phenomena serving as sources of encouragement or as barriers to retention from the point of entry to the point of transfer. Method: Students' perspectives were…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year Colleges, Two Year College Students, College Faculty
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Cohen, Arthur M. – Community College Review, 1983
Reviews the development of the transfer function in California community colleges, supplying data confirming that community colleges function not only as career, community, and compensatory education centers, but as institutions in which students desiring baccalaureate degrees matriculate, albeit differently from a generation ago. (DMM)
Descriptors: College Role, College Transfer Students, Community Colleges, Student Educational Objectives
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Lee, Robbie – Community College Review, 1976
Reviews recent research on the characteristics of reverse transfer students. Reverse transfer students are defined, their reasons for reverse transfer are discussed, and their academic activities and achievements are noted. Suggestions for additional research in this area are presented. (Author/JDS)
Descriptors: College Choice, College Transfer Students, Community Colleges, Literature Reviews
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Gragg, William L.; Stroud, Patricia M. – Community College Review, 1977
This report presents the characteristics of students who failed in their first four-year college attempt, then transferred into community colleges, and subsequently moved on to a four-year college and succeeded. While the numbers who moved on through each stage dropped, they were large enough to identify recovery as a valuable community college…
Descriptors: College Role, College Students, College Transfer Students, Community Colleges
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Friedlander, Jack – Community College Review, 1980
Reviews the literature relating the decline in transfer education to: increased enrollments in occupational programs; the growth of remedial and community education; the increase in the number of part-time, older students; and competition from four-year colleges. A bibliography is included. (AYC)
Descriptors: College Transfer Students, Community Colleges, Educational Change, Enrollment Trends
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Moore, E. B., Jr.; Hartsell, Horace E. – Community College Review, 1974
The 948 university-bound sophomores at six public community colleges in Florida ranked 10 variables of influence on their choice of transfer institutions. The availability of desired curricula was rated the first priority. Recruitment was unanimously rated at the bottom. Location and expense are the second and third priorities, respectively. (DC)
Descriptors: College Students, College Transfer Students, Goal Orientation, Student Attitudes
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Fredrickson, Janyth – Community College Review, 1998
Describes a study that compares the performance of community college and technical students who transferred to four-year universities. Indicates that technical college students had higher grade point averages but community college students had higher persistence rates. Contains 8 data tables and 17 references. (JDI)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Persistence, College Transfer Students, Community Colleges
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Montondon, Lucille; Eikner, A. Elaine – Community College Review, 1997
Describes a study that attempts to determine whether transfer students from community colleges are less successful than native students in a four-year university intermediate accounting class. Indicates that, despite significant differences in age and course load, there was no significant difference in final grade between the two groups. Includes…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Accounting, College Students, College Transfer Students
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Harbin, Carey E. – Community College Review, 1997
Describes results of a survey of 85 California community college students who transferred to four-year institutions. Students were highly satisfied with their academic preparation but desired more information on the transfer process. Demographic data, ratings of adjustment experiences, and student academic standings are included. Appendix includes…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, College Transfer Students, Community Colleges, Educational Assessment
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Cejda, Brent D. – Community College Review, 1999
The different roles that community colleges play in baccalaureate attainment are defined. Data is presented on 577 baccalaureate graduates who used credits earned at a community college toward their four-year degree. The findings support the contention that aggregate data masks community college contributions to baccalaureate education. Contains…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Bachelors Degrees, College Credits, College Outcomes Assessment
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Laanan, Frankie Santos – Community College Review, 1996
Describes a study investigating the academic performance and adjustment of students who transferred from California community colleges to the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in fall 1993. Reviews student characteristics and community college and UCLA experiences. Highlights the special needs of college transfer students. (16…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Articulation (Education), College Transfer Students, Community Colleges
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Piland, William E. – Community College Review, 1995
Describes a study of community college transfer students who completed bachelor's degrees to determine whether they followed the stereotyped pattern of enrollment in a community college directly after high school and in a university after two years. Indicates that many students do not follow a direct route from high school to community college to…
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), College Attendance, College Transfer Students, Community Colleges
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Richardson, Richard C., Jr. – Community College Review, 1993
Describes the ways in which the particular duties and orientations of two- and four-year college faculty tend to remove faculty from the transfer process. Suggests the importance of an increased faculty role in the transfer process through such means as faculty advising of students and increased two- and four-year faculty interaction. (MAB)
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), College Faculty, College Transfer Students, Community Colleges
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Ortiz, Anna M. – Community College Review, 1995
Reviews student development theories and their application to different student populations, including underrepresented students. Discusses students who are transfer-bound, those of nontraditional ages, and those involved in vocational education. (MAB)
Descriptors: College Transfer Students, Community Colleges, Counseling Services, Educational Theories
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Turner, Caroline Sotello Viernes – Community College Review, 1992
Reviews literature describing the complexity and difficulty of two- to four-year college transfer. Describes a comparative study of the transfer process for Hispanic and white students in three California community colleges. Discusses the impact of interinstitutional linkages and networks on articulation and transfer. (DMM)
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), College Transfer Students, Community Colleges, Cooperative Programs
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