Assessing determinants of Academic Success for College to University Transfer

University of Toronto
The Governing Council of the University of Toronto
C. Shook
C. Norman
J. Guyatt
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The Diploma to Degree program at Woodsworth College in the Faculty of Arts and Science, University of Toronto is built upon articulated, bilateral agreements with George Brown College, Humber College and Seneca College. The facilitated transfer model for these pathways is unique in that it provides early academic advising and an opportunity to experience university life prior to making the decision to pursue degree studies after successfully completing a two-year, liberal arts diploma program at college. This study set out to compile and analyze data collected prior to and specifically for this project to contribute to the research of assessing college to university transfer and in particular the Diploma to Degree facilitated model. To date, 385 students have participated in the program with the majority coming from Seneca College which piloted the program with Woodsworth College in 2007...