Interstate Passport® Briefing

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Quantitative Literacy and Passport Learning Outcomes from the Faculty Team Chair perspective

This entry is part 5 of 7 in the series September 2019

Jonathan Bodrero, an associate professor of Mathematics, has been highly involved with the development of the Quantitative Literacy Learning Outcomes for Interstate Passport. He has been teaching for 19 years at Passport Network Member Institution Snow College. Bodrero has experience with outcomes-based assessment as he chaired the Math General Education Tuning team for the State […]

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Check out the latest news on student transfer!

This entry is part 7 of 7 in the series September 2019

An Education Dive article, Gen ed startup partners with university to offer transfer credit for online classes, describes how a start-up company is partnering with higher education to facilitate transfer in Pittsburgh. Outlier.org will launch September 9 to offer two 14-week general education courses at $400 each with credit to be awarded by the University […]

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Student Transfer Facts

This entry is part 4 of 7 in the series September 2019

Data from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center Signature Report No. 16, Completing College: A National View of Student Completion Rates—Fall 2012 Cohort, underscores the “racial transfer gap” referred to by Debra Bragg in her interview. The second table below is interesting from a transfer perspective because it illustrates that not only do black and […]

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An interview with community college student transfer research expert Debra Bragg

This entry is part 3 of 7 in the series September 2019

Mike Hillman, co-chair of the Passport Review Board, recently interviewed  Debra Bragg is director of Community College Research Initiatives at the University of Washington in Seattle, and also the founding director of the Office of Community College Research and Leadership (OCCRL) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where she is an endowed university professor. […]

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Interstate Passport at the 2019 Utah Veterans Education Summit

This entry is part 2 of 7 in the series September 2019

During the Utah Veterans Education Summit on August 7, 2019, Anna Galas, director Academic Leadership Initiatives, spoke about Interstate Passport on the Military Learning & Training Transfer for Education Credit panel along with Mike Miller, director, Private & Public Engagement Personnel Family Support, Department of Defense; Lt. Colonel John Nonnemaker, Army University; Michele Spires, acting executive director, Center for Education Attainment and Innovation, and director, Military Programs, American […]

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Interstate Passport welcomes The Chicago Professional School of Psychology

This entry is part 1 of 7 in the series September 2019

On August 1, 2019 The Chicago School of Professional Psychology became the first institution from the state of Illinois to join the Interstate Passport Network, bringing total membership to 32 institutions in 14 different states.  The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (TCSPP) is a private, not-for-profit institution with more than 4,300 students at locations in […]

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Academic Progress Tracking reporting due August 15, 2019

This entry is part 7 of 8 in the series August 2019

The deadline for reporting Academic Progress Tracking for the 2018-2019 year is fast approaching. The deadline for submitting the Academic Progress Tracking file is August 15, 2019. Submission of this file by the deadline will ensure that the data will be included in the Interstate Passport Annual Report. The Interstate Passport website and the National Student […]

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Student Transfer in the News

This entry is part 5 of 8 in the series August 2019

Interstate Passport Network institutions map Passport Learning Outcomes to their curriculum to develop their Passport Block. As described above by Brown-Herbst of Laramie County Community College, mapping is used to develop Guided Pathways within the Passport Block. Now a recent article featured in Education Dive suggests that mapping could be a key to developing “universal […]

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Linking Guided Pathways to Interstate Passport from the Institutional Liaison’s perspective

This entry is part 8 of 8 in the series August 2019

Kari Brown-Herbst is the Director for the Center for Excellence in Teaching at Laramie County Community College (LCCC) in Cheyenne, Wyoming. She serves three key Passport roles: the Wyoming Passport State Facilitator, the state representative to the Passport Review Board and the Institutional Liaison for Laramie County Community College. Brown-Herbst has presented on behalf of Interstate […]