ERIC Number: ED146973
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Nov
An Analysis of Community Enrollment Patterns and Educational Needs. Research Report 77-04.
Aimed at community college administrators, the document presents geographically-based information on both students enrolled for credit and District residents, as well as community-based information regarding the expressed educational needs and aspirations of residents of the Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD). The information is based upon data extracted from a variety of fall 1976 LACCD community and student surveys. The nine defined geographical areas in the District are treated separately and include a map of the area, information on community participation rates, primary colleges in the area, 1970 Census data, a community analysis, and tables indicating community participation rates, student enrollment patterns by community, and community census information. An introductory section presents study objectives, recommendations, procedures, data limitations, and major findings, some of which include: District population participation rate equals 3.5%; geographic location appears to be a major factor in determining population participation rates, in that participation rates and distance traveled to campus are inversely related; family income, student age, and outside work do not appear to be related to community participation rates; District residents express strong interest in basic skills and occupational programs. (LH)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Los Angeles Community Coll. District, CA. Div. of Educational Planning and Development.
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