ERIC Number: ED100454
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: N/A
KOCE-TV Telecourse Evaluation; Student Reaction to Television Courses, Spring Semester, 1973-74.
Coast Community Coll. District, Costa Mesa, CA.
The Coast Community College District owns and operates its own UHF television station, KOCE. The content of the TV courses and trends in enrollment are detailed in this report, with emphasis on the spring semester, 1973-74. The report determines the educational and public service needs of the community with respect to televised college courses. Findings include: (1) Enrollment is up 133 percent from initial registration figures in spring 1972-73, (2) More people are enrolling in television courses for reasons other than earning credit toward a degree, (3) More housewives, proportionately, are enrolling in television courses each semester, (4) More women than men continue to enroll in television courses, (5) The average age of television students is rising, with the median age in spring 1973-74 at 34.9 years, (6) Course completion rates for television courses--already lower than those of their on-campus counterparts--are not improving, (7) Students who do not take the final examination are more likely to be enrolled in a TV course only; they have less education beyond high school, consider themselves nonstudents, and have a lower opinion of nearly all course components. (Author/AH)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Coast Community Coll. District, Costa Mesa, CA.