Posts tagged ‘Transfer’
The professional development calendar of activities has many workshops, activities and resources for spring. Updated List Notice Important Dates for Spring 2013 2-5-13
The current debate about the role and use of online courses was in part prompted recently at the University of Virginia. The events at UVA asked who is in charge of public universities, the curriculum and what are its future directions. Many articles included a timeline and issues and archives of digital and print debate by the UVA…
The GCC engineering transfer program is featured in Inside Higher Education. The program promotes that students invest in more education by completing requirements for transfer to nearby UMASS. The article stresses the role of faculty is raising aspirations of community college students.
More and more elite colleges and small private community colleges are seeking to transfer community college students. This is good news for students as public universities and state colleges across the country limit enrollments due to fiscal constraints.
The Pell Institute has released a report entitled Bridging the Gap: Promising Practices for Promoting transfer among Low Income and First Generation Students. The report indicates the cultures of colleges that promote retention and transfer. The executive summary discusses the negative impact of too many adjuncts on transfer rates.