Recent Transfer Research
Whether you're new to the field or want to take a deeper dive into a specific transfer-related topic, it's hard to know where to start.
The breadth of this work can make getting up to speed and finding relevant information difficult, so we've gathered some of our favorite transfer-related research in one place. See below for a list of special journal issues focused on transfer and a scrollable and searchable table of research items. Be sure to check out our list of recent transfer-related books.
Start here for an analysis of the literature:
Taylor, J. L. & Jain, D. (2017). The multiple dimensions of transfer: Examining the transfer function in American higher education. Community College Review, 45(4), p. 273-293.
This article examines the literature on the transfer function in American higher education, and it reviews three primary dimensions of transfer: (a) the transfer function and pathways, (b) transfer access and experiences, and (c) state transfer policy.
Why is research so important?
New Directions for Community Colleges
Transfer Partnerships for Improved Equity and Outcomes
Volume 2020, Issue 192 (Winter 2020)
Editors: Debra D. Bragg, Theresa Ling Yeh, Lia Wetzstein, and Elizabeth Apple Meza
Journal of Community College Research & Practice
New Approaches to Transfer Research: Implications for Policy and Practice
Volume 40, Issue 12 (September 2016)
Guest Editor: Frankie Santos Laanan
Selected Transfer Research
Use the search box below to find transfer-related research articles and reports on specific topics. To recommend an article or report for inclusion, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.