ERIC Number: ED370656
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Lower-Division Offerings in the Oklahoma City Metropolitan Area: Studies and Recommendations.
Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, Oklahoma City.
This report provides information on associate degree and certificate offerings at four two-year institutions in the Oklahoma and Tulsa City metropolitan areas and articulation between baccalaureate degree programs at the University of Central Oklahoma and four metropolitan area two-year institutions. Part I classifies Oklahoma City area lower-division programs in terms of student demand, compares market saturation for the Oklahoma City and Tulsa areas, and makes 21 recommendations for program improvement. Appendixes to this section provide tables of comparative data for the Oklahoma City and Tulsa metropolitan areas covering course offerings; full-time equivalent students; section size; total, direct, faculty, and unit costs; and section frequency. Part II describes a study of cooperative efforts among the five Oklahoma City metropolitan area public colleges and universities, highlighting findings related to the articulation and transfer of courses and programs, collaboration regarding programs, existing collaborative support activities, benefits to students from cooperative efforts, market saturation, and the cost of delivery of services. Appendixes to part II include information on general education courses; sample articulation agreements; headcount enrollment for fall 1988 to fall 1991 for programs by discipline area and institution; academic calendar comparisons for metropolitan area institutions; information on staff development activities; telecourse enrollment; enrollment as percent of the population; and a program review schedule. (KP)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, Oklahoma City.
Identifiers: Oklahoma (Oklahoma City)