ERIC Number: ED157578
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Follow-Up of 1977 Occupational Graduates.
Baratta, Mary Kathryne
As part of a series of annual studies, this survey determined the characteristics and opinions of Moraine Valley Community College (MVCC) occupational graduates for 1976-77. Graduates of business (51 of 81 contacted), health service (72 of 151), public service (60 of 99), and technology (28 of 35) programs responded to a questionnaire that solicited information on graduates' evaluations of instructional methods, MVCC staff, programs, services, and vocational training; present activities; employers' location and type; annual salaries; and job placement. In addition, profiles of graduates in each program were compiled. Graduates rated course offering variety and content, faculty quality and availability, learning laboratory, instruction in occupational and other courses, and internship seminar as good and special cultural events, career conferences, bookstore, and safety and security as fair to good. Almost 30% of all graduates were attending college; 75% were employed full-time; and 80% were in jobs related to MVCC training. More than 50% were employed in the area and 20% in Chicago. A median salary range for all respondents was $9,601-11,520, with public service graduates reporting lowest medians. Approximately 30% were placed in jobs through MVCC sources. Student characteristics data by program are appended. (TR)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Moraine Valley Community Coll., Palos Hills, IL.