ERIC Number: ED231485
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Mar
Reference Count: 0
Distribution of Grades and Current Grade Point Ratios Earned, University of Hawaii, Community Colleges. Fall 1982.
Hawaii Univ., Honolulu. Office of Institutional Research and Analysis.
Fall 1982 data on student achievement are presented for each of the community colleges of the University of Hawaii. Current grade point ratios (GPR's) and grade distributions are provided for all students registered in credit courses, students in continuing education courses, and students registered for the first time in the second 8-week session. The data reveal: (1) the credits earned ratio was 71%, with higher ratios for vocational courses (75%) than for general education courses (68%); (2) credits earned ratios ranged from 65% in natural science courses to 84% in health services courses, and from 66% to 74% by campus; (3) of the total grades assigned, 24% were A's, 23% were B's, 9% were W's, 11% were N's, and 6% were F's; (4) the average grade assigned ranged from 2.4 to 3.2 by campus, with 2.7 being the system average; (5) the current mean GPR of community college students was 2.74, a slight increase from fall 1981 when the average was 2.72; (6) the current average GPR earned by vocational education majors (2.74) was higher than that of liberal arts majors (2.68); and (7) data by educational objective showed that unclassified students earned the highest GPR's (3.03), followed by those seeking Certificates of Completion (2.79), and Associate in Science degrees (2.74). The bulk of the report consists of data tables providing information on grade distributions from fall 1978 to fall 1982 for the system as a whole and fall 1982 data for each college. (LL)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Hawaii Univ., Honolulu. Office of Institutional Research and Analysis.