ERIC Number: ED212320
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-May
Reference Count: 0
A Follow-Up Study of Standing Rock Community College Graduates.
Using personal interviews, telephone interviews, and, when necessary, mailed questionnaires, Standing Rock Community College (SRCC) conducted follow-up surveys with 64 of the 68 students who had graduated from SRCC between May 1976 and December 1979. The interviews or questionnaires solicited information concerning demographic characteristics, educational background, reasons for attending SRCC, the influence of the college's location (the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation) on the student's decision to attend, the student's major field of study, plans for further schooling, employment status and the relationship of employment to the student's course of study, the aspects of SRCC that were most valuable to the student, and suggestions for improvement. Analysis of the survey data involved a cross tabulation of selected findings with respondents' age, sex, tribal affiliation, high school background, i.e., diploma or equivalency certificate, previous postsecondary training, date of graduation from SRCC, type of degree obtained, major, and parents' educational background. The study report discusses SRCC's history and service district, reviews literature concerning Indian community colleges, details methodology, presents a demographic and educational profile of the respondents, and details survey findings and cross tabulation results. Data tables and the survey instrument are included. (JP)
Descriptors: Age, American Indian Education, American Indian Reservations, American Indians, Associate Degrees, Bachelors Degrees, College Graduates, Community Colleges, Education Work Relationship, Employment, Females, Graduate Surveys, Literature Reviews, Majors (Students), Males, Parent Background, Participant Satisfaction, Tables (Data), Two Year Colleges, Vocational Followup
Publication Type: Dissertations/Theses - Masters Theses; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Standing Rock Sioux (Tribe)
Note: M.S. Thesis, University of North Dakota.