Student Characteristics and Enrollment in a CTE Pathway Predict Transfer Readiness
Renah Wolzinger 1 * , Henry O’Lawrence 2
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1 CSULB, 1250 Bellflower Blvd., CA, 90840 Long Beach, UNITED STATES
2 Saddleback College, CA, UNITED STATES
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Abstract

This research predicts transfer readiness of student’s characteristics and enrollment in CTE pathway; and most significantly addressed statewide CTE transfer students that meet the transfer requirements under CTE Taxonomy of program (TOP) code for students who transfer to a California State University (CSU), and Private or out-of-state university. There is a lack of adequate pathways for CTE students to prepare for transfer to the California State University system. The CTE pathways include a high number of underrepresented students, compounding the problem of equity in current transfer policy. Research indicates that students in career and technical education pathways have a limited path toward a university transfer. Policy has been enacted to improve transfer processes between California community colleges and the CSU system, however the policy does not directly address barriers for students in CTE programs.

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Article Type: Research Article

https://doi.org/10.20897/pr/91653

PEDAGOGICAL RES, 2018 - Volume 3 Issue 2, Article No: 08

Publication date: 14 Jun 2018

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