Transfer Credit Practices of Designated Educational Institutions (TCP) 2012 (Table of Contents and Introduction)
$95 Members/$130 Non-Members; 2011; Item #3016
Transfer Credit Practices of Designated Educational Institutions (TCP) 2012 presents a voluntary exchange of information regarding practices for acceptance of transfer credit. This publication reports the transfer acceptance practices of one flagship institution in each state regarding credit awarded by other colleges and universities in that state. We encourage you to visit TCP Online for the most up-to-date credit practice information at http://tcp.aacrao.org/.
The AACRAO International Guide: A Resource for International Education Professionals (Table of Contents and Introduction)
$80 Members/$110 Non-Members; 2010; Item #0129
The 2010 AACRAO International Guide is a comprehensive resource providing a solid foundation of knowledge for professionals working in the ever-evolving field of international education. Edited by international experts Deana Williams, Robert Watkins, both at the University of Texas at Austin, and Mary Baxton, California State University-Northridge, along with 20 other contributing authors, its twenty-three chapters contain compelling overviews of the current and future states of the field, as well as chapters on core issues such as international recruitment and enrollment management, technology, study abroad, undocumented students, fraudulent documents, and the continuing saga of the Bologna Process, which has been sweeping Europe for over a decade. As a critical part of any international reference library, it also includes practical guidance on vital concerns such as international credential evaluation, office policies and procedures, undergraduate and graduate admissions questions, community college issues, student visas, and English proficiency assessment, often in a how-to format .
The Impact of Bologna and Three-year Degrees on U.S. Admissions: A Focus on Europe, Australia and the United Kingdom (Table of Contents and Introduction)
$28 $17 Members/$40 $24 Non-Members; 2007; Item #0116
Increasingly, U.S. and other North American graduate and professional schools are finding it necessary to assess their admissions policies regarding international applicants with three-year bachelor's degrees. This monograph captures the presentations and discussions among participants from a November 2006 symposium coordinated by AACRAO in partnership with the Australian Department of Education, Science, and Training; the British Council United States; and the German Academic Exchange Service. The questions and issues raised at the symposium are discussed in this monograph, particularly as they relate to international student mobility; ways in which the adoption of three-year degrees–especially in Europe and Australia–affect U.S. admissions policies and practices; the Bologna Process and Europe's progress toward developing EU-wide three-year degrees.
Accreditation Mills (Table of Contents and Introduction)
$55 Members/$75 Non-Members; Allen Ezell; 2007; Item #0115
Accreditation Mills is the first publication of its kind to explore the growing influence and threat of accreditation fraud. The author, Allen Ezell , a previous contributor to Guide to Bogus Institutions and Documents and co-author of Degree Mills, uses his expertise and experiences as an FBI agent to create a comprehensive guide that will prepare you to recognize and expose bogus mills. The book gives a historical perspective of the problem, explores the relationship between degree mills and accreditation mills, and defines tactics used by mills to deceive the public. Accreditation Mills not only cites case-studies, and undercover operations, but also gives detailed examples of how individuals and groups have made a positive stand in the fight against degree mills and accreditation mills. Appendices, including a valuable list of state and federal authorities and specific names of false accreditors, can be utilized to protect institutions from becoming victims of fraud.
Guide to Bogus Institutions and Documents (Table of Contents and Introduction)
$45 Members/$60 Non-Members; Ann M. Koenig, Jessica Montgomery and LesLee Stedman; 2006; Item #4008
This addition to the AACRAO library of international publications will give you the information and tools needed to face and fight the complex battle against the problem of bogus universities and degree fraud. This book will inform you about the issues, help you to learn techniques to detect bogus institutions and documents, offer guidelines in handling cases of fraud, help you to prevent your institution or organization from becoming a victim of fraud, and give you confidence in discussing all of these issues with colleagues and superiors. Contributing authors include AACRAO's International Education Services staff: Ann M. Koenig, Jessica Montgomery and LesLee Stedman. Other contributing authors include Eva-Angela Adan Edward Devlin, John Bear, Alan Contreras, Alan Ezell and Jane Yahr Shepard.
The Registrar's Guide: Evolving Best Practices in Records and Registration (Table of Contents and Introduction)
$95 Members/$130 Non-Members; Barbara Lauren; 2006; Item #0110
The Registrar's Guide: Evolving Best Practices in Records and Registration is the first comprehensive guide to the registrar's profession to be published in 27 years. Its 35 chapters address a variety of responsibilities, ranging from registration and academic scheduling to detecting credentials fraud and implementing student information systems; preparing for commencement and preparing for accreditation; project management and "Budgeting for Registrars." Other chapters address the work of the registrar in various settings, including small colleges, community colleges, graduate schools, and law, medical and theology schools. The book also contains overviews of FERPA, the Solomon Amendment, and an Appendix of Information Sources on additional compliance matters.
The College Transfer Student in America: The Forgotten Student
$60 Members/$85 Non-Members; 2004; Item #9022
This guide translates research into practical advice on attracting, retaining, and guiding transfer students. Various chapters address multiple strategies for orientation and advising; curricular issues involving transfer students; how to maximize the effectiveness of articulation agreements; preparing community college students for transfer; non-traditional students as transfers; and how to develop support from alumni who started as transfer students.