Research and policy perspectives on students transferring within the community and technical college system and to four-year colleges and universities.
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Transfer Degree and Transfer Student Research
- Associate of Science Transfer and STEM-Focused Direct Transfer Agreement — Associate
of Arts, November 2014
This study evaluates the magnitude of growth of the Associate of Science degree programs, the impact of these programs on the Direct Transfer Agreement degree with science/technology/engineering/math focus, and the impact on transfer success.
- The Role of Transfer in the Attainment of Baccalaureate Degrees at Washington Public
Bachelor's Degree Institutions, August 2013
This report is an update of two previous studies on the graduating classes of 2001 and 2006.
- Higher Education Coordinating Board's Transfer Report, March 2011
Key policy questions addressed in the Higher Education Coordinating Board's Transfer Report — that follow from both the Board’s Master Plan and from Washington statutes — guide the HECB’s long-term agenda regarding transfer and include these foundational questions:
- Do students transfer?
- Do they transfer without loss of credit?
- Are they successful after they transfer?
- Is student transfer awareness increasing?
- What Well-Prepared Transfer Students Tell Us About Strategies to Remove Barriers to
Transfer, January 2010
This study observed and talked to students “well-prepared” for transfer and describes transfer outcomes for community and technical colleges. For those who did not transfer within two to four years after graduating or leaving college, the study also identifies barriers to transfer.
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