ERIC Number: ED021536
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
Reference Count: 0
Development and Use of a Common Data Bank, Proceedings of the Annual Conference for Directors of Institutional Research in California Junior Colleges (4th, Pacific Grove, California, March 27-29, 1968).
Menefee, Audrey, Ed.
To encourage dialog between institutional research workers in the junior colleges of California, a conference was called to discuss the development and use of a common data bank. The eight major addresses included (1) a review of the past year's activities of the California Junior College Association's Committee on Research and Development, (2) a discussion of project proposals submitted to USOE, (3) the need for a common data bank, (4) requirements for a data bank, (5) processing a data bank, (6) a design and model for year-round operation (academic calendar), (7) a summary of recent (8) a design and model for a technical-vocational student followup study. In addition, workshops were held for the purpose of selecting approximately 10 questions common to almost all junior colleges in California and to list kinds of data that must be collected to answer the questions, indicating primary and secondary information. The workshops focused on the retrieval of data relevant to junior college (1) students, (2) staff, (3) instruction and (4) administration. (DG)
Descriptors: College Administration, College Faculty, College Instruction, College Students, Computer Science, Conference Reports, Data Collection, Data Processing, Educational Researchers, Followup Studies, Governance, Information Centers, Information Storage, Research and Development Centers, Research Methodology, Student Characteristics, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California Junior Coll. Association, Sacramento.