Additional Resources Concerning College Student Transfer

Articulation agreement types, including advantages and disadvantages: Loewenberg, A. (2018, May 17). Ensuring a smooth pathway:   Using articulation agreements to help early childhood educators pursue a BA.  New America.  https://www.newamerica.org/education-policy/reports/ensuring-smooth-pathway/using-articulation-agreements-to-help-early-childhood-educators-pursue-a-ba/

CollegeTransfer.Net (information for students on transfer opportunities).
Website: http://www.collegetransfer.net/

Cuppa GAO:  Coffee With Our Experts.  Transferring College Credits.  (2017, September 16).  U.S. Government Accountability Office.  Live Facebook session: http://bit.ly/2xPwViQ

Essential transfer practices: Wyner, J., Deane, K.C., Jenkins, D., & Fink, J. (2016). The transfer playbook: Essential practices for two- and four-year colleges. Published by The Aspen Institute (1st 2 authors) and CCRC (the 2nd 2 authors). Retrieved from http://ccrc.tc.columbia.edu/media/k2/attachments/transfer-playbook-essential-practices.pdf

Guidelines for community colleges that wish to use National Student Clearinghouse data: Fink, J., & Jenkins, D. (2017, December).  How to measure community college effectiveness in serving transfer students.  Community College Research Center. Retrieved from https://ccrc.tc.columbia.edu/publications/measure-community-college-effectiveness-transfer.html

Guidelines for getting institutions of higher education to work together to enhance transfer: Deane, K. C., Fink, J., Gordon, M., Jenkins, D., Kadlec, A., & Wyner, J. (2017). Tackling transfer:  A guide to convening community colleges and universities to improve transfer student outcomes.  Retrieved from  https://ccrc.tc.columbia.edu/publications/tackling-transfer-guide-convening-community-colleges-universities-improve-transfer-student-outcomes.html

Metrics for tracking transfer students: Jenkins, D., & Fink, J. (2016, January). Tracking transfer: New measures of institutional and state effectiveness in helping community college students attain bachelor’s degrees. Community College Research Center, The Aspen Institute, and the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center. Retrieved from http://ccrc.tc.columbia.edu/announcements/new-metrics-help-institutions-states-improve-transfer.html .

National College Transfer Center (national project to increase degree completion among transfer students). Website: http://www.learninglifetime.com/index_learninglifetime.cfm?CFID=138112923&CFTOKEN=69858836

National Institute for the Study of Transfer Students (national organization dedicated to “Supporting transfer student success through research, education, and advocacy”). Website, including conference announcements and introductions to the transfer research literature: https://www.nists.org/

National Student Clearinghouse Research Center data concerning transfer students: </br />

Prior learning assessment policies:  Education Commission of the States. (2017, December 4).  50-state comparison: Prior learning assessment policies.  Retrieved from https://www.ecs.org/50-state-comparison-prior-learning-assessment-policies/

Standards for design and assessment of transfer student programs and services: Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education. (2014). Transfer student programs and services. Retrieved from http://standards.cas.edu/getpdf.cfm?PDF=1C93DD47-0676-FCF1-0903338D7B2FCE15 

Transfer Honor Roll:  National Recognition Program by Phi Theta Kappa.  https://www.ptk.org/Default.aspx?TabID=4186


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