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This report describes policies and practices than can help administrators, faculty, and states improve the rate of transfer between two- and four-year colleges. Sections of the report focus on: (1) "Helping Students Who Transfer from Two-Year to Four-Year Colleges," focusing on the important of transfer programs and opportunities in southern states; (2) "How Do We Know If Transfer Policies and Practices Are Working," describing ways of measuring transfer activity; (3) "Who Attends Two-Year Colleges," offering a profile of students at a typical public two-year college in the southern region; (4) "What Do Two-Year College Students Study"; (5) "What Policies and Practices Are Likely To Help Students Transfer," focusing on transfer admission policies, early access to accurate transfer information, transferability and applicability of credit, institutional agreements, statewide agreements, general education core courses, common courses and course-numbering systems, credits from vocational/technical programs; and (6) two examples of comprehensive statewide guidelines and practices--North Carolina and Florida. The final section summarizes steps to a successful approach to developing transfer policies and practices. (KP)

Descriptors: Articulation (Education), College Attendance, College Transfer Students, Community Colleges, Higher Education, Intercollegiate Cooperation, School Policy, Statewide Planning, Student Mobility, Transfer Policy, Transfer Students, Two Year Colleges

Southern Regional Education Board, 592 Tenth Street, N.W., Atlanta, GA 30318-5790 ($2.50 handling fee).









Author: Creech, Joseph D.

Source: https://eric.ed.gov/?q=a&ft=on&ff1=dtySince_1992&pg=11340&id=ED379015



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