ERIC Number: ED106292
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
Roosevelt University College of Education Alumni Career Patterns Study (1946-1974). Technical Report Number 2.
This report presents the findings of a survey of College of Education alumni which was designed to determine how effective the college programs have been in providing (a) avenues of upward mobility for students, (b) opportunities for new careers in education, and (c) information on the extent to which graduates are functioning in roles for which they have been prepared. The first section of the study discusses the Roosevelt University College of Education and the rationale for the study. The second section provides a brief overview of previous research on teacher career patterns, in order to present a historical research-oriented perspective on work in this area. The third section discusses the (a) method and design of the study, (b) establishment of a student data bank, (c) development of the instrument used, and (d) general sampling procedures. The fourth section presents results of the study, including an evaluation of the Roosevelt University education program. Part 5 consists of a summary of findings and recommendations for further work. A list of references and a set of appendixes illustrating the questionnaires used, characteristics of nonrespondents, and evaluation tables are included. (Author/JS)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Spencer Foundation, Chicago, IL.
Authoring Institution: Roosevelt Univ., Chicago, IL. Coll. of Education.