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ERIC Number: ED018078
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1962-Dec
Pages: 1
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EDUCATIONAL FORECASTING AT THE UNIVERSITY OF AKRON.
GUZZETTA, D.J.
A STUDY FORECASTING EDUCATIONAL NEEDS FOR AKRON (OHIO) UNIVERSITY WAS MADE IN 1957. ENROLLMENTS THROUGH 1970 WERE PROJECTED FOUR DIFFERENT WAYS, USING 20 YEARS OF HISTORICAL DATA AND A DIFFERENT SET OF ASSUMPTIONS FOR EACH PROJECTION. FULL TIME FACULTY NEEDS WERE PROJECTED USING 5 YEARS OF HISTORICAL DATA. A UTILIZATION STUDY AND FACILITY INVENTORY OF CURRENT BUILDINGS PROVIDED A BASIS FOR DETERMINING BUILDING PRIORITIES. IT WAS CONCLUDED THAT THE USE OF LOCAL STAFF TO MAKE THE FORECAST RESULTED IN MORE EFFECTIVE DECISIONS IN THE UNIVERSITY. AN APPENDIX INCLUDES FOUR TABLES OF PROJECTIONS. THIS ARTICLE IS A REPRINT FROM THE JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL EDUCATION, VOL. 31, NO. 2, DECEMBER 1962. COPIES MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE PUBLISHER, DEMBAR EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH SERVICES, INC., P.O. BOX 1148, MADISON, WISCONSIN 53701. (JP)
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Identifiers: University of Akron OH