High School Students Earning College Credit: A Guide to Creating Dual-Credit Programs

High School Students Earning College Credit: A Guide to Creating Dual-Credit Programs

by Margaret Fincher-Ford
     
 

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Help your students earn both high school and college credit while still in high school. This comprehensive guide takes teachers and administrators step-by-step through the process of planning, implementing, and evaluating dual-credit programs between their high school and postsecondary institutions. Increasingly, advanced students want to take college courses during… See more details below

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Help your students earn both high school and college credit while still in high school. This comprehensive guide takes teachers and administrators step-by-step through the process of planning, implementing, and evaluating dual-credit programs between their high school and postsecondary institutions. Increasingly, advanced students want to take college courses during high school, and this handbook helps you to set up programs that benefit students and faculty at both institutions. Examines legal constraints, methods of curriculum alignment, funding sources, and evaluation procedures. Explains the differences between dual-credit, dual-enrollment, and articulation programs. Includes surveys for program evaluation and an annotated model agreement to use between participating institutions. Written for school administrators, teachers, students, faculty of education, and all others interested in creating new learning opportunities for students, this practical guide will help you develop and sustain productive educational partnerships.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803965508
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
12/19/1996
Series:
Advanced Placement Programs Series
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.30(d)

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