Articulation Agreements made easy with. SAM!. What are articulation agreements?. Articulation agreements provide a non-duplicative course of study that aligns both high school and college course work.
The objectives and standards of each high school course (program) is reviewed to determine the appropriate alignment with the college courses.
The specific skills that will be tested are chosen from the SAM database and a list is provided to the high school teacher.
Using the skills provided by the college professor the high school teacher develops the assessment instrument in SAM.
During the school year, the high school students are taught each of the skills in small units utilizing the exams that correlate with the text.
Once the students have completed the training and the high school teacher feels each has the ability to complete the assessment, he/she is added to the Section designed just for this assessment.
Maintaining a separate Section enables the high school teacher complete control of when the exam is available, how many times the exam may be taken, and which student(s) are permitted to take the exam.
There are also 6 Capstone projects that are designed to be used at the end of the unit.
The list of skills covered for each Capstone project will help the college professor determine whether
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Once the student matriculates to the college, the academic counselor has access to all previously awarded credits whether it is from articulated credits or dual enrollment.