|10.||Initiate and develop closer contacts with colleagues at nearby colleges and universities.|
|11.||Collect and share business and educational research that supports the need for speech communication skills.|
|12.||Obtain documents and services available from the NCA that support the program or the speech communication requirement.|
|13.||Encourage faculty members to become involved in campuswide projects and programs that demonstrate the importance of communication study and skills.|
|14.||Track transfer problems in order to identify institutions and programs that will not accept courses transferred from the community college.|
|15.||Collaborate with local colleges and universities when developing new courses, revising a curriculum, or seeking a new associate degree to ensure transferability.|
|16.||Obtain copies of master syllabi, catalogs, and program descriptions from local colleges and universities as the basis for comparing community college and 4-year college courses.|
|17.||Be willing to make transferability a political issue.|
|18.||Avoid isolation by building bridges across the college and into the community.|
|19.||Pursue political goals by placing faculty in key positions.|
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