The purpose of this study was to determine predictor factors of upward transfer for Kentucky community college students enrolled in a developmental algebra course. For independent students, a mother with a college degree, a declared major, a federal work-study position, greater adjusted gross income, and a higher grade point average was positively correlated with upward transfer. For dependent students, a father with a college degree, a declared major, and a higher grade point average was positively correlated with upward transfer.
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Davidson, Cody and Wilson, Kristin B.
"“Warming up” in the developmental sequence? Upward transfer conditional on dependency status,"
Kentucky Journal of Higher Education Policy and Practice: Vol. 3:
2, Article 1.
Available at: https://uknowledge.uky.edu/kjhepp/vol3/iss2/1
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