ERIC Number: ED178135
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Jul
Reference Count: 0
First Year Graduate Data Summary--1976-77 Graduates. Tex-SIS Follow-up; Postsecondary Student Follow-up Management Information System. Monograph 9.
Hall, Toni; Reed, Jim
During Fall 1977, a questionnaire was mailed to 8,455 first-year graduates of 26 Texas community colleges. Responses were received from 4,838 graduates (57%). Following a section presenting survey highlights in 25 graphs, the survey report presents aggregate statewide questionnaire responses expressed as numbers and percentages. Respondents are categorized by college major, degree received (Associate of Arts or Associate in Applied Science), sex, and ethnic group. Responses are also summarized for questions relating to educational goals; employment status; ratings of instruction, student services, and training; problems encountered in transferring credits; relation of employment to courses completed and reasons for employment not being related to courses; course assistance in occupational area; average monthly salaries; prior employment in occupational area; and job availability. Survey results are formatted so that individual college results can be filled in and compared with statewide figures. Blank report format pages, on which institutions can record data by categories not covered in the report, and the survey instrument are included in the study report. (JP)
Descriptors: Academic Aspiration, Associate Degrees, Community Colleges, Employment Patterns, Ethnic Groups, Females, Followup Studies, Graduate Surveys, Labor Market, Majors (Students), Males, Participant Satisfaction, Questionnaires, Relevance (Education), Salaries, State Surveys, Statistical Data, Surveys, Tables (Data), Terminal Students, Transfer Students, Two Year College Students, Two Year Colleges, Vocational Followup
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Texas Education Agency, Austin. Dept. of Occupational Education and Technology.
Identifiers: Project FOLLOW UP; Tex SIS Followup Services; Texas; Texas Student Followup Information System