Transfer Credits, Exemptions and Advanced Standing Courses
This session will provide a better understanding of the complexities that arise when granting transfer credits and exemption courses. Attendees will be given the opportunity to consider courses as advanced credit when making transfer or exepmtion decisions. Besides reviewing the content of the course, the session will address the multiple layers and challenges that transfer advisers may face, such as determination of level, familiarity with pre-requisites and outlining credit and grade conversion.
Address institutoinal policy
Recognize advanced credit
Understand progression of study
Review case studies
International enrollment managers, international admissions assistant directors/directors, registrars, transfer credit evaluators, international student recruitment teams and administrators who work to enroll international students and need a better understanding of foreign credentials.
5 years or less of international education experience
Presenter: Bernard Ramos, Director of Evaluations
Bernard has worked in international education for 10 years. He has presented at regional and national conferences, and has conducted credential training workshops for numerous institutions over the years. Bernard has worked to develop EP into a resource for international students and institutions alike, helping admissions offices develop highly reliable practices in credential evaluation. Having previously lived in the Philippines, France and Switzerland, Bernard is fluent in Tagalog and English, proficient in French and some German. Though trained on all systems of education, Bernard has developed strong interests in educational credentials from France, Francophone Africa, East and Southeast Asia. He received his Bachelor’s degree in International Studies from DePaul University and completed a Research Diploma on the EU Framework at Sciences-Po in Paris.