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Kisker, Carrie B. – Community College Review, 2007
This qualitative study of a community college--university partnership employs network embeddedness theory to examine the processes involved in creating and sustaining partnerships to enhance transfer and baccalaureate attainment. In particular, this article describes the challenges inherent in partnership management and governance, the importance…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Intercollegiate Cooperation, Community Colleges, Universities
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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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Palmer, Jim – Community College Review, 1987
Examines recent efforts to smooth the flow of students from community colleges to baccalaureate-granting institutions. Describes a cooperative, multidimensional program involving high schools, community colleges, and four-year institutions in efforts to hone the skills of high school students; improve course and program articulation; and develop…
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), College School Cooperation, College Transfer Students, Community Colleges
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Vaala, Leslie D. – Community College Review, 1991
Describes an ongoing investigation of student mobility from four-year to two-year colleges in Alberta, Canada, presenting a profile of the characteristics of community college students who had previously attended other postsecondary institutions. Includes interview findings related to students' university and community college experiences. (DMM)
Descriptors: College Transfer Students, Community Colleges, Interviews, Postsecondary Education
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Clagett, Craig A.; Huntington, Robin B. – Community College Review, 1992
Reviews methods of collecting transfer information. Describes a voluntary effort undertaken by several community colleges and senior institutions in Maryland to exchange data about transfer and community college students. Considers issues involved in defining transfer rates, including transfer goal, transfer program, student course load, and…
Descriptors: College Transfer Students, Community Colleges, Cooperative Programs, Data Collection
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Vaala, Leslie – Community College Review, 1989
Describes a study of transfer students attending a large university in western Canada, which investigated students' satisfaction with their community college and university experiences, their academic success, and reasons students were glad they had begun at the two-year college or wished they had begun at the university. (DMM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, College Environment, College Transfer Students, Community Colleges