JASON L TAYLOR portrait
  • Assistant Professor, Educational Leadership&Policy
801-581-6714

Publications

  • Taylor, J. L., & Giani, M. S. (in press). Modeling the effect of the reverse credit transfer associate’s degree: Evidence from two states. Review of Higher Education. In press, 01/23/2017.
  • Taylor, J. L., & Jain, D. (in press). Multiple dimensions and meanings of transfer: The transfer function in American higher education. Community College Review. In press, 05/08/2017.
  • Taylor, J. L., & Lepper, C. (in press). Designing the promise: The Salt Lake Community College Promise Program. Community College Journal of Research and Practice. In press, 08/01/2017.
  • Taylor, J.L. & An, B.P. (2017). Improving IPEDS data collection on high school students enrolled in college courses. U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC: National Postsecondary Education Cooperative. Retrieved from http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch. Published, 09/30/2017.
  • Wheatle, K., Taylor, J. L., Bragg, D., & Ajinkya, J. (2017). The potential of degree reclamation: A path to reclaiming the nation's unrecognized students and degrees. Washington, D.C.: Institute for Higher Education Policy. Published, 05/16/2017.
  • Taylor, J. L., Dockendorff, K., & Inselman, K. (2017). Decoding the digital campus climate for LGBTQ students in community colleges. Community College Journal of Research and Practice.. Published, 11/21/2016.
  • Taylor, J. L. (2016). Reverse credit transfer: Recognizing and measuring transfer student success. New Directions for Institutional Research, 170, 73-86. Published, 12/01/2016.
  • Taylor, J. L. (2016). Reverse credit transfer policies and programs: Policy rationales, implementation, and implications. Community College Journal of Research and Practice. Published, 09/2016.
  • Taylor, J. L. (2015). CWID Data Note: Increasing state associate's degree attainment: The potential of reverse transfer. Champaign, IL: Office of Community College Research and Leadership, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Published, 10/2015.
    http://occrl.illinois.edu/files/Projects/CWID/cwid...
  • Taylor, J. L. (2015). Call to action: Embracing an inclusive LGBTQ culture on community college campuses. New Directions for Community Colleges. Published, 11/30/2015.
  • Taylor, J. L. (2015). Accelerating pathways to college: The (In)equitable effects of community college dual credit. Community College Review. Published, 07/2015.
  • Taylor, J. L. (2015). CWID Data Note: Does the associate's degree matter? Evidence from Hawaii and Ohio. Champaign, IL: Office of Community College Research and Leadership, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Published, 05/2015.
    http://occrl.illinois.edu/files/Projects/CWID/cwid...
  • An, B. P., & Taylor, J. L. (2015). Are dual enrollment students college ready? Evidence from the Wabash National Study of Liberal Arts Education. Education Policy Analysis Archives. http://epaa.asu.edu/ojs/article/view/1781/1624. Published, 06/2015.
  • Taylor, J. L. (2015). Implementing reverse transfer in Ohio: A case study. The transfer handbook: Promoting student success. Washington, D.C.: American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers. In press, 03/2015.
  • Taylor, J. L., & Pretlow, J. (Eds.). (2015). Dual enrollment policies, pathways, and perspectives. New Directions for Community Colleges. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. Published, 03/2015.
  • Taylor, J. L., Borden, V. M. H., & Park, E. (2015). State dual credit policy: A national perspective. In J. L. Taylor and J. Pretlow (Eds.). Dual enrollment policies, pathways, and perspectives. New Directions for Community Colleges. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. Published, 03/2015.
  • Taylor, J. L., & Bragg, D. D. (2015, January). Optimizing reverse transfer policies and processes: Lessons from twelve CWID states. Champaign, IL: Office of Community College Research and Leadership, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Published, 01/2015.
    http://occrl.illinois.edu/files/Projects/CWID/opti...
  • Taylor, J. L. (2014, October). [Book Review: First in the World: Community Colleges and America's Future, by Brown, J. N.]. Community College Review, 42(4), 363. doi: 10.1177/0091552114530778. Published, 10/2014.
  • Garvey, J., Taylor, J. L., & Rankin. S. (2014). An examination of campus climate for LGBTQ community college students. Community College Journal of Research and Practice. Published, 10/2014.
    http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/1066892...
  • Bragg, D. D., & Taylor, J. L. (2014). Toward college and career readiness: How different models produce similar short-term outcomes. American Behavioral Scientist, 58(8), 994-1017. Published, 06/2014.
  • Taylor, J. L., Fisher, D., & Bragg, D. D. (2014). Dual credit funding models in Illinois community colleges. Champaign, IL: Office of Community College Research and Leadership, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Published, 07/2014.
    http://occrl.illinois.edu/files/Projects/dual_cred...
  • Taylor, J. L. & Lichtenberger, E. J. (2013) Who has access to dual credit in Illinois? Examining high school characteristics and dual credit participation rates (IERC 2013-4). Edwardsville, IL: Illinois Education Research Council, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Published, 09/2013.
  • Taylor, J. L., Bishop, C., Makela, J. P., Bragg, D. D., & Ruud, C. M. (2013, October). Credit When It’s Due: Results from the baseline study. Champaign, IL: Office of Community College Research and Leadership, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Published, 09/2013.
    http://occrl.illinois.edu/files/Projects/CWID/Base...
  • Borden, V., Taylor, J. L., Park, E., & Seiler, D. (2013). The dual credit information project: State policy and quality assurance for college-level courses offered to high school students. Chicago, IL: The Higher Learning Commission. Published, 03/2013.
  • Taylor, J. L., & Giani, M. S. (2016). Reverse transfer: Taking stock and moving forward. Update on Research and Leadership, 27(1). Champaign, IL: Office of Community College Research and Leadership, University of Illinois. Published, 05/01/2016.
  • Kauppila, S. A., & Taylor, J. L. (2016). CWID Data Note: The influence of reverse transfer eligibility requirements. Champaign, IL: Office of Community College Research and Leadership, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Published, 04/01/2016.

Presentations

  • Taylor, J. L., & Kauppila, S. (2016, November). Examining the influence of student and institutional factors on transfer student baccalaureate degree attainment. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Study of Higher Education. Columbus, OH. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 11/17/2016.
  • Taylor, J. L. (2016, October). Making the transition: CTE students' transition to college. Presented at the annual meeting of the National Alliance for Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships. Louisville, KY. Conference Paper, Presented, 10/24/2016.
  • Taylor, J. L. (2016, September). Dual and concurrent enrollment: Exploring outcomes and quality through data. Invited presentation at the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) Legislative Advisory Committee. Albuquerque, NM. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 09/23/2016.
  • Taylor, J. L., Bell, A., Giani, M., Kintzel, J., & Lane, I. (2016, May). Measuring and researching reverse transfer to inform policy. Presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Institutional Research. New Orleans, LA. Presentation, Accepted, 05/31/2016.
  • Taylor, J. L., & Yan, R. (2016, April). Determining the predictability of accelerated and concurrent enrollment models. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association. Washington, D.C. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 04/01/2016.
  • Taylor, J. L., & Giani, M. (2016, April). The equity factor: Reproducing or reducing equity through reverse transfer policies. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association. Washington, D.C. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 04/01/2016.
  • Taylor, J. L., & Bragg, D. D. (2016, March). Designing and implementing reverse transfer: Lessons from CWID states. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers. Phoenix, AZ. Presentation, Accepted, 03/20/2016.
  • Cortez, E. D., & Taylor, J. L. (2016, April). The value of the associate’s degree: Multiple and contradictory meanings. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Council for the Study of community Colleges. Plano, TX. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 03/08/2016.
  • Taylor, J. L., Castro, E. C., Dockendorff, K., & Cortez, E. (2016, February). Researching and understanding transfer student success at the University of Utah. Presented at the annual meeting of the National Institute for the Study of Transfer Students. Atlanta, GA. Presentation, Presented, 02/01/2016.
  • Taylor, J. L., & Blackwell, M. (2016, February). Awarding students “Credit When It’s Due,” via reverse transfer: Translating research to practice. Presented at the annual meeting of the National Institute for the Study of Transfer Students. Atlanta, GA. Presentation, Presented, 02/01/2016.
  • Taylor, J. L. (2016, January). Reverse transfer: Evidence from the Credit When It’s Due (CWID) initiative. Invited presentation at the Community College Future’s Assembly Reverse Transfer Policy Summit, Orlando, FL. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/01/2016.
  • Taylor, J. L., Dockendorff, K., & Inselman, K. (2015, November). Decoding the digital campus climate for LGBTQ students in community colleges. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Study of Higher Education. Denver, CO. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 11/01/2015.
  • Taylor, J. L., & Giani, M. (2015, November). Modeling the effect of the reverse transfer associate’s degree: Evidence from two states. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Study of Higher Education. Denver, CO. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 11/01/2015.
  • Taylor, J. L. (2015, November). Reverse transfer: Evidence from the Credit When It’s Due (CWID) initiative. Invited presentation at the annual meeting of the Adult College completion Network. Denver, CO. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/01/2015.
  • Taylor, J. L. (2015, October). Examining relationships between concurrent enrollment and college access and success. Presentation at the annual meeting of the National Alliance for Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships. Presentation, Presented, 10/31/2015.
  • Gammell, G., Lane, I., & Taylor, J. L. (2015, August). Update on reverse transfer project. Invited presentation at the annual meeting of the Tennessee Association of Institutional Research. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 08/01/2015.
  • Taylor, J. L. (2015, June). Designing and implementing reverse transfer: Lessons from CWID states. Invited presentation at the annual meeting of the Utah Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, Ogden, UT. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 06/01/2015.
  • Taylor, J. L. (2015, June). Student transfer and mobility in higher education. Invited presentation at the annual meeting of the College Access Network of Utah. Salt Lake City, UT. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 06/01/2015.
  • Taylor, J. L., & Bragg, D. D. Awarding students “Credit When It’s Due”: Translating research to practice. Presentation at the annual meeting of the National Association for Student Affairs Professionals, New Orleans, LA. Presentation, Presented, 03/2015.
  • Taylor, J. L., & Bragg, D. D. (2015, March). Awarding students “Credit When It’s Due”: Translating research to practice. Presentation at the annual meeting of the National Association for Student Affairs Professionals, New Orleans, LA. Presentation, Presented, 03/01/2015.
  • Taylor, J. L., Bragg, D. D., Giani, M., & Garcia, S. (2015, April). Optimizing reverse transfer policies: Evidence from the Credit When It’s Due Initiative. Presentation at the annual meeting of the Council for the Study of community Colleges. Ft. Worth, TX. Presentation, Presented, 03/01/2015.
  • Giani, M., Bragg, D. D., Taylor, J. L., & Garcia, S. (2015, April). A look inside reverse transfer: The case of Minnesota. Presentation at the annual meeting of the Council for the Study of community Colleges. Ft. Worth, TX. Presentation, Presented, 03/01/2015.
  • Bragg, D. D. & Taylor, J. L. (2015, January). Optimizing reverse transfer: Lesson’s from CWID states. Invited opening session at the Community College Future’s Assembly Reverse Transfer Policy Summit, Orlando, FL. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/01/2015.
  • Bragg, D. D., Taylor, J. L., Pineda, D., Baldwin, C., Farrell-Cole, P., Amey, M. J., Fitzgerald, S. R., & Melguizo, T. (2014, November). Reverse transfer: Research and policy on the front lines. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Study of Higher Education, Washington, DC. Presentation, Presented, 11/2014.
  • Taylor, J. L. (2014, April). The equitable effects of community college dual credit: Evidence from Illinois. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, PA. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 04/2014.
  • Taylor, J. L. (2014, April). Dual credit research, policy, and practice. Keynote at Carl Sandburg College’s Dual Credit Symposium. Galesburg, IL. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 04/2014.
  • Pretlow, J., Taylor, J. L., Barnett, E., & Burnett. (2014, April). Blending high school and college: Concurrent enrollment in the 21st Century. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the Council for the Study of Community Colleges, Washington, DC. Presentation, Presented, 04/2014.
  • Graham, E., & Taylor, J. L. (2014, April). Bridging the gap: A study on of STEM college and career readiness models in Illinois community colleges. Presentation at the annual meeting of the Council for the Study of Community Colleges, Washington, DC. Presentation, Presented, 04/2014.
  • Ozaki, C. C., Wood, J. L., Spaid, R. L., Harris, F., Zamani-Gallaher, E. M., Gillett-Karam, R., Taylor, J. L., & O’Banion, T. The applicability of college impact theory to community college students and professionals: What matters for students today. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the Council for the Study of Community Colleges, Washington, DC. Presentation, Presented, 04/2014.
  • Taylor, J. L. (Fall 2013 – Spring 2014). Dual credit and dual enrollment research and scholarship: Mapping the terrain. Presentation at the Illinois Community College Board’s “Making Dual Credit Work: The Voice of the System” meetings. Moraine Valley Community College, Parkland College, and John A. Logan College. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/2014.
  • Taylor, J. L. (2014, March). College readiness and developmental education: National and state perspectives. Keynote at John A. Logan’s faculty/staff professional development meeting. Carterville, IL. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/2014.
  • Taylor, J. L. (2014, January). Examining the evidence on acceleration models: A national perspective on dual enrollment and early college models. Keynote presentation at the California Community College Chancellor’s Office’s “Statewide Collaboration: Early & Middle Colleges and Dual Enrollment Programs” meeting. Costa Mesa, CA. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/2014.
  • Borden, V. H., Taylor, J. L., Park, E., & Seiler, D. (2013, November). The State of State Dual Credit Policy: Results from a National Study. Paper accepted for presentation at the annual meeting of the Association for the Stud of Higher Education, St. Louis, MO. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 11/2013.
  • Taylor, J. L., Makela, J. P., Bragg, D. D., Ruud, C.M., & Bishop, C. (2013, November). Reverse Transfer Policies and Practice: Potential Influences on College Completion and Educational Equity. Paper accepted for presentation at the annual meeting of the Association for the Study of Higher Education, St. Louis, MO. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 11/2013.
  • Howerter, W., Lichtenberger, E., & Taylor, J. L. (2013, November). Dual credit in Illinois: Research and an innovative application. Presentation at the Illinois Lt. Governor’s “Scaling up: Effective practices in higher education meeting. Normal, IL. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/2013.
  • Taylor, J. L., Durham, B., & Corso, A. (2013, October). Dual Credit in Illinois: Ensuring Quality and Examining Impact. Accepted for presentation at the National Alliance for Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships, Jacksonville, FL. Presentation, Presented, 10/2013.
  • Taylor, J. L. (2013, April). Infusing cultural competence into evaluation practice for LGBTQ programs and policies on college and university campuses. Symposium paper presented at the Inaugural meeting of the Center for Culturally Responsive Evaluation and Assessment, Chicago, IL. Conference Paper, Presented, 04/2013.
  • Gannon-Slater, N., Linick, M., & Taylor, J. L. (2013, April). The effects of a transfer student living learning community on academic and social outcomes. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA. Conference Paper, Presented, 04/2013.
  • Taylor, J. L. (2013, April). Accessing opportunity? Predictors of dual credit participation in community college. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Council for the Study of Community Colleges, San Francisco, CA. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 04/2013.
  • Garvey, J., Taylor, J., & Rankin. S. (2013, April). A comparative analysis of classroom experiences for LGBTQ undergraduate students at two- and four-year institutions. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 04/2013.
  • Taylor, J. L. & An. B. (2013, April). Are dual enrollment students college ready? Evidence from the Wabash National Study. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 04/2013.
  • Taylor, J. L., Bragg, D. D., Reese, G., Linick, M., & Baber, L. D. (2012, November). Developing logic and modeling it in a state-wide college and career readiness program. Presentation at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Anaheim, CA. Conference Paper, Presented, 11/2012.
  • Taylor, J. L. (2012, November). Defending dual credit quality: Implications for access and opportunity. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting for the American Educational Studies Association, Seattle, WA. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 11/2012.

Grants, Contracts & Research Gifts

  • "Mind the Gap: Connecting Transfer Student Experiences and Successes". PI: Jason L Taylor. College of Education Faculty Research Grant, University of Utah, 07/01/2015 - present. Total project budget to date: $3,320.00