ERIC Number: ED161309
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Characteristics of SUN Learners (First Five Offerings). Statistical Summary No. 4.
Bryan, Donna; Forman, David C.
Based on a period of two and one-half years, during which the State University of Nebraska (SUN) has offered 15 multimedia courses to Nebraska learners, this report offers a statistical summary of student characteristics. The courses offered include: Accounting I, Accounting II, Adams Chronicles, American Economy, Anyone for Tennyson, Classic Theatre, Consumer Experience, Freehand Sketching, Fundamentals of Computer Science (Making It Count), History of Nebraska, Home Gardener, Introductory Psychology, Learning Disabilities, Psychology II, and Writing for a Reason. Data were gathered from the registration form and the Student Information Questionnaire. General demographic profile of SUN learners has not changed appreciably since profiles during earlier course offerings. Tabular data are provided on: demographic profile of learners who enroll in one and more than one offering; median age; distribution of sexes; marital status; family status; annual income; size of town resided in; percentage of "homemakers;" highest level of formal education completed; time since last formal educational experience; learners previously enrolled in SUN; highest degree desired; three types of goals; and greatest concern. (LBH)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Students, Age, Aspiration, Delivery Systems, Educational Television, Females, Higher Education, Institutional Research, Nontraditional Students, Open Enrollment, Research Projects, School Surveys, Statistical Data, Student Characteristics, Telecourses, Television Research
Office of Public Affairs and Information Services, University of Mid-America, Box 82006, Lincoln, Nebraska 68501
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: University of Mid-America, Lincoln, NE.