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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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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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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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Wolverton, Ben; Shearon, Ronald W. – Community College Review, 1976
A workshop for public school personnel was developed by Central Carolina Technical Institute to provide information and to foster a more positive attitude toward the comprehensive two-year college. Evaluation of the workshop indicated that it was successful in this regard. This technique may be useful with other groups that affect the articulation…
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), Attitude Change, Community Colleges, Intermediate Grades
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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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Bogart, Quentin J.; Murphey, Sue I. – Community College Review, 1985
Reviews past and current transfer articulation efforts between two- and four-year colleges. Traces the evolution of articulation efforts; identifies problems (e.g., the lack of program integration and transferability of credits); and suggests key ingredients to successful program articulation. Underscores the importance of the associate degree in…
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), Colleges, Community Colleges, Cooperative Programs
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Dunford, Terry – Community College Review, 1987
Considers the implications of "Academic Preparation for College" and "Teaching for Transition from High School to College" for community colleges. Suggests that four-year colleges will respond by reevaluating the transferability of community college courses and that a liberal arts curriculum is the best approach to basic skills instruction. (CBC)
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), Basic Skills, College Curriculum, College Transfer Students
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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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Rollyson, Carl E., Jr. – Community College Review, 1986
Describes the development of Wayne State University's Weekend College and the enhancement of its articulation program for community college technical degree graduates. Describes the Capstone general education program, which primarily involves weekend workshops and conferences in a range of lower- and upper-division subjects and electives. (DMM)
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), College Transfer Students, Community Colleges, General Education
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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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Smith, Barbara Leigh; Hunter, M. Rosetta – Community College Review, 1988
Describes a collaborative program initiated by Evergreen State College and Seattle Central Community College in Washington to promote faculty revitalization, curricular reform, and interinstitutional articulation. Examines the new curriculum of Seattle Central, as an intentionally designed "learning community," structured to sustain academic…
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), College Faculty, Community Colleges, Cooperative Programs
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Zelenski, Joseph F. – Community College Review, 1988
Examines the new high school course requirements for admittance to baccalaureate and community college transfer programs established by the Illinois Board of Higher Education. Reviews trends in admissions requirements nationwide. (DMM)
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, Articulation (Education), College Admission, College School Cooperation
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Fadale, LaVerna M.; Winters, Gene M. – Community College Review, 1987
Describes a study of formal curriculum-related articulation agreements for occupational programs existing between secondary and postsecondary institutions in New York. Offers guidelines for initiating or expanding articulation agreements, covering the benefits of articulation, characteristics of successful agreements, procedures for design and…
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), College School Cooperation, Community Colleges, High Schools
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