ERIC Number: ED122892
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-May
Reference Count: 0
Outcomes of Vocational-Technical-Transfer Programs at Community Colleges, Technical Schools, and Similar Types of Institutions.
Noeth, Richard J.; Hanson, Gary R.
In order to assess the outcomes of postsecondary vocational-technical-transfer programs, 4,350 students who had completed the American College Testing Programs Career Planning Program (CCP) in the fall of 1970 were surveyed to discover their educational-vocational decisions, experiences, and plans five years after their initial enrollment. Survey mailings to individuals, to parents, and to institutions for address updating, and phone calls to nonrespondents, produced an overall response rate of 60 percent (2,594 from 109 insituttions). Of those students currently employed who had completed educational programs, 75 percent were working in occupations related to their training. Even those who did not complete their programs were frequently employed in occupations related to their programs. Individuals still in school were generally in educational areas related to the program they began in 1970, and most expected to obtain program-related jobs. Individuals employed in program-related occupations felt they could not have obtained their present jobs without education beyond high school. Those employed in program-related occupations were very satisfied with their present occupations. Tables display survey data on the basis of educational programs and real and expected employment of the respondents. (Author/NHM)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Coll. Testing Program, Iowa City, IA. Research and Development Div.
Note: Paper presented at the Association for Institutional Research Annual Forum (Los Angeles, California, May, 1976). Table 2 may reproduce poorly due to small size of type