ERIC Number: ED031739
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
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Beyond High School
Trent, James W.; Medsker, Leland L.
As the subtitle indicates, this is a psychosociological study of 10,000 high school graduates. It investigates the intellectual and nonintellectual development of California high school graduates and provides information about their patterns of college attendance and employment. The sample was followed up several times between 1960 and 1964 with questionnaires, and over 500 arbitrarily chosen students were interviewed. The report is divided into 10 chapters: (1) Education and Human Development, the theoretical backdrop for the study; (2) The Preliminary Study of Post High School Pursuits, 1959; (3) The Longitudinal Study, 1959-1963; (4) Patterns of Employment, (5) Patterns of Flow in College, (6) Factors Related to Persistence in College, (7) Values and Attitudes Four Years After High School, (8) Conditions of Change, (9) Evaluation of Family, School, and Environment; and (10) Education for Adulthood: Some Conclusions. (BP)
Descriptors: Attitudes, College Attendance, College Students, Educational Experience, Emotional Development, Employment Patterns, High School Graduates, Individual Development, Longitudinal Studies, Postsecondary Education, Social Development
Jossey-Bass, Incorporated, Publishers, 615 Montgomery Street, San Francisco, California 94111 ($10.00).
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Authoring Institution: California Univ., Berkeley. Center for Research and Development in Higher Education.