ERIC Number: ED146999
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
Bicentennial Year Plus One: Institutional Research, Calendar 1977.
Blai, Boris, Jr.
Forty institutional research reports on a wide variety of subjects of concern to Harcum Junior College, a private two-year college for women, are compiled in this document. Topics of the reports include: student/guidance counselor perceptions of school objectives; library utilization; grades and grading practices; student opinions, characteristics, and assessment of the institution; student personnel services; faculty and student participation in committees; learning attitudes; enrollment projections and enrollment by program; admissions, 1962-1977; career vocational guidance and counseling; student dropout rate and transfer information; parental assessment of the college, 1966-1977; the Nelson-Denny reading test and academic achievement; faculty and staff opinions, values and attitudes; general education components of career curricula; faculty guidance/counseling activities; alumni opinions and accomplishments, 1968-1977; college exposure among prospective students; and abstracts of published research reports from 1973-1977. The final report summarizes the findings of institutional research conducted at Harcum since 1962. It is noted that the Harcum Institutional Research Report series, the Research Memorandum series, and research articles published in various professional journals now total 616 documents. (LH)
Descriptors: Alumni, Dropout Rate, Educational Objectives, Enrollment Trends, General Education, Grading, Institutional Research, Learning Motivation, Library Circulation, Parent School Relationship, Private Colleges, School Counseling, Student Attitudes, Student Characteristics, Teacher Attitudes, Transfer Students, Two Year Colleges, Vocational Education, Womens Education
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Harcum Junior Coll., Bryn Mawr, PA.