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Author(s):Hagedorn, L., Moon, H., Cypers, S., Maxwell, W., and Lester, J
Title:Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
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Organization:University of Southern California, Rossier School of Education
Short Description:Low-income students and students of color are disproportionately impacted by the sluggish nature of transfer bteween two- and four-year institutions because the majority of these students begin their postsecondary education in community colleges.
Annotation:Low-income students and students of color are disproportionately impacted by the sluggish nature of transfer bteween two- and four-year institutions because the majority of these students begin their postsecondary education in community colleges. This article introduces a novel way to view and measure community college student progress for those whose stated goal is transfer and ultimately bachelor's degree attainment. Using the metaphor of a game of baseball, the authors show how student progress at the community college level can be measured, comprehended, and visualized.
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