21 mai 2017

Demanding Results on Transfer

HomeBy Paul Fain. Unusual foundation grant will pay for community colleges and four-year institutions to improve their transfer pathways, with goal of 30 percent bump in four-year degrees earned by community college graduates. More...

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20 mai 2017

Common Application Plans New Transfer Application

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The Common Application announced Tuesday that it is planning a new application for transfer students. The announcement said that with larger and larger populations of students moving from college to college, or returning to college after attending years before, prospective students and institutions need more application features focused on transfer. More...

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18 mai 2017

Reducing Barriers to Transfer for Community College Students

Community colleges are among the most democratic institutions in the United States. Each year, these colleges ensure millions of students, many of whom are first-generation, low-income, or racial/ethnic minorities, have access to the keys of upward mobility: a postsecondary education. And while access to a high-quality and affordable college education is essential, access means little if students are unable to meet their educational goals once they arrive. More...

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17 mai 2017

The Knowledge and Learning Transfer Problem

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. The Knowledge and Learning Transfer Problem
Charles Jennings, Workplace Performance, 2017/05/03
Charles Jennings is right at the outset of this post. "Learning takes place in our heads. We alone make it happen... The same could be said of the phrase ‘knowledge transfer’. We can’t and don’t transfer knowledge between people." Quite so. More...

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19 mars 2017

Colleges cooperate in providing transfer agreements

University Business LogoSubmitted by Tim Goral. Traditionally, many students attended the same university for their entire college career. More...

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Connecticut college credit transfer proposal to be aired

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. A proposal to streamline the process for transferring credits from community colleges to state universities will be aired Thursday by the legislature’s Higher Education and Employment Advancement Committee. More...

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19 février 2017

Why so many college students decide to transfer

University Business LogoSubmitted by Steven Wyman. “The best four years of your life!” How often I heard this refrain when I was a senior in high school.  By the time move-in day arrived, I was convinced that my college experience would be day after day of fun, excitement and meaningful interactions with classmates and professors.  Spoiler alert: it was not. More...

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Conn. bill designed to ensure transfer of college credit

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Community college students are penalized to the tune of $3 million to $7 million in extra tuition and fees when transferring to the University of Connecticut, a 2015 study shows. More...

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Transfer trailblazers in higher ed

University Business LogoBy Elaina Loveland. 14 percent of students started their postsecondary education in a community college, then transferred to a four-year school and earned a bachelor’s degree within six years of entry. More...

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18 février 2017

College Can Improve Transfer Rates

HomeBy Josh Wyner and Alison Kadlec. State policy isn’t the only way to tackle low community college student transfer rates, write Josh Wyner and Alison Kadlec. Institutional action matters, too. Read more...

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