ERIC Number: ED129873
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: N/A
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Registration Procedures Evaluation (1971-72 for 1972-73 School Year).
Phoenix Union High School District, AZ. Dept. of Research and Planning.
For the past five years Phoenix Union High School System students indicated the courses they wished to take, then a computer built the class schedule and placed students in those courses without regard to the period or teacher that they wanted. In 1972, an approach that has been common for many years at the university level was tried. Basically it entailed preparing class cards by using the computer, based on a preliminary survey of student interests, and then the students literally selected the exact courses, teachers, and time they wanted. Thus far, the procedure has been evaluated with student and teacher questionnaires. This preliminary evaluation report recommends that school staffs should be given considerable leeway in determining which registration approach should be used at their school, and should be active in advising students and parents about registration procedures. Further study of the number of schedule changes is still necessary. As a general concluding statement, school staffs and students regarded the new registration procedure as reasonably successful in comparison with past years. (BW)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Phoenix Union High School District, AZ. Dept. of Research and Planning.