Dual Credit and Advanced Placement

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DUAL CREDIT AND
ADVANCED PLACEMENT:
Indiana’s Approach to Student Success
STATEWIDE TRANSFER AND
ARTICULATION COMMITTEE (STAC)
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Legislatively created in 2000
Placed under the direction of the Indiana
Commission for Higher Education (ICHE)
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Purpose was to advance State transfer initiatives
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Chaired by a past Faculty Commission member
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Membership includes all public institutions and
representatives from the independent colleges
WORK OF STAC
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2001: Articulation agreements with all 4-yr
public campuses for 8 VU associate degrees (1st
statewide agreements in State’s history)
2002: STAC increases approved statewide
transfer courses to 40
2003: General Assembly passes law demanding
accountability from STAC
WORK OF STAC (CONTINUED)
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2005: General Assembly establishes the Core
Transfer Library (CTL) with 70 courses and 12
programs that will transfer and count at all State
institutions
2006: Transfer Indiana Central Office was
established and funded
TRANSFER INDIANA
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2008: Launched TransferIN.net
Purpose: the State’s official resource for transfer
information
Originally developed to address transferring
credits college-to-college
With the advent of Indiana Core40 Honor’s
diploma, it became a resource for dual credit and
Advanced Placement information
RESOURCE FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS,
PARENTS, AND COUNSELORS
Information you will find:
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Admissions
Advanced Placement
Core Transfer Library
Dual Credit
Financial Aid
Indiana Colleges and Universities
Terms to Know
Transfer Contacts
TRANSFERIN.NET
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www.transferin.net
ADVANCED PLACEMENT (AP)
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Background
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Legislation (House Enrolled Act 1135) passed in 2009
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“a student who…receives a satisfactory score on the
advanced placement examination is entitled to
receive…post-secondary level academic credit at a
state educational institution that counts toward
meeting the student’s degree requirements, if elective
credit is part of the student’s degree requirement.”
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The law defines a “satisfactory score” as a 3, 4, or 5
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Went into effect July 1, 2010
ADVANCED PLACEMENT
SEARCHABLE DATABASE
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Public Colleges/Universities:
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www.transferin.net/ap.aspx
Independent Colleges/Universities:
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www.icindiana.org/pal/index.asp
CORE TRANSFER LIBRARY (CTL)
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Background
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2005: General Assembly established the CTL with 70
courses that will transfer and count at all State
institutions
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Currently there are 85 courses listed in the CTL
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Independent Colleges of Indiana (ICI) were not
included in the original CTL but have recently
developed a searchable database to reflect their
courses
CTL SEARCHABLE DATABASE
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Public Colleges/Universities:
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www.transferin.net/High-School-Students/CTL.aspx
Independent Colleges/Universities:
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www.icindiana.org/pal/index.asp
DUAL CREDIT
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Background
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ICHE develops Policy on Dual Credit Courses in
November, 2005
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Legislatively mandated study group (HEA 1246):
Concurrent Enrollment Partnership formed in 2008,
final report provided in September, 2009
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Governor’s Education Roundtable formed the Dual
Credit Advisory Counsel in 2010
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Dual Credit Advisory Counsel names Dual Credit
Review Subcommittee in 2010
DUAL CREDIT REVIEW
SUBCOMMITTEE
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Subcommittee of STAC
Purpose was to develop a method of assessing
dual credit programs in all State higher
education institutions (public and independent)
2011: Developed a set of standards relating to
programs where high school students are taught
college courses by high school teachers in the
high school during the regularly scheduled high
school day
DUAL CREDIT APPROVAL PROCESS
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The State process involves a National Alliance for
Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NACEP) like method developed specifically for State
institutions (public and independent) who are not
NACEP accredited
Institutions needing State approval have
completed the first stage toward approval and
have begun collecting information for the second
stage to be completed by November 2012
PREFERRED PROVIDER LIST FOR HIGH
SCHOOL DELIVERY
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ICHE and IDOE encourage high schools to
choose from the Preferred Provider List when
establishing a program in the high school
Schools may also choose to establish a program
with an out-of-state NACEP accredited provider.
This ICHE endorsement and/or NACEP
accreditation are a quality control assurance that
high schools should consider when entering in to
a partnership.
PREFERRED PROVIDER LIST FOR
HIGH SCHOOL DELIVERY
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Institutions who are approved by the State
approval process or NACEP accredited are placed
on this list
www.transferin.net/High-School-Students/DualCredit.aspx
ON-CAMPUS OR DISTANCE
EDUCATION/ONLINE DUAL CREDIT
PROVIDER LIST
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Institutions who provide dual credit by bringing
high school students to campus, take professors
to the high school to teach a course, or through
distance education or online delivery methods
www.transferin.net/High-School-Students/DualCredit.aspx
INDIANA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
(IDOE) LIBERAL ARTS PRIORITY LIST
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IDOE has developed a Liberal Arts Priority List
which lists courses that will fulfill the Core40
Academic Honors diploma option starting with
the class of 2016
www.transferin.net/High-School-Students/DualCredit.aspx
IDOE PRIORITY DUAL CREDIT COLLEGE AND
CAREER PREPARATION COURSES PRIORITY
LIST
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IDOE developed a list of courses that will fulfill
the Core40 Technical Honors diploma option
starting with the class of 2016
www.transferin.net/High-School-Students/DualCredit.aspx
ADVISING STUDENTS
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To maximize the transferability of the courses
students take for dual credit; the CTL (public and
independent), the Dual Credit webpage, and
u.select become primary resources
CTL
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www.transferin.net/High-School-Students/DualCredit.aspx
ICI CTL
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www.transferin.net/High-School-Students/DualCredit.aspx
ADVISING STUDENTS (CONTINUED)
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Dual Credit
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www.transferin.net/High-School-Students/DualCredit.aspx
u.select
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www.transfer.org/uselect/login.htm
ICHE POLICY ON DUAL CREDIT
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The Policy developed in 2005 has recently been
reviewed and updated to reflect the new
technologies and formats available
www.transferin.net/High-School-Students/DualCredit.aspx
DUAL CREDIT Q&A
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If you have questions concerning Dual Credit, the
Q&A is a good resource
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www.transferin.net/High-School-Students/DualCredit.aspx
QUESTIONS?
CONTACT INFORMATION
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Dr. Ione Y. DeOllos
STAC Chair
Associate Professor
Department of Sociology
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306
[email protected]
765-285-5470
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Ms. Tari G. Lambert
Director, Transfer Indiana
Indiana Commission for
Higher Education
400 ½ N. McKinley
Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306
[email protected]
765-285-5810

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