ERIC Number: ED201373
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Clark County Community College Students: Highlights from a Survey of their Backgrounds, Activities, Ratings of Skills, Use of Support Services, and Educational Attainments.
This series of 15 brief reports summarizes findings for a survey of 564 Clark County Community College students which was conducted in Spring 1981 to determine: (1) student characteristics and educational background; (2) student usage of campus support services; (3) student ratings of their abilities in eight academic skill areas; (4) the extent of students' participation in academic and intellectual activities indicative of their quality of effort; and (5) student opinions concerning the degree to which the college experience has been intellectually and vocationally rewarding. The first nine reports examine findings as they relate to quality of student effort in studying class material, using the library, contacting faculty, honing reading and writing skills, completing science lab and occupational class activities, and maintaining an intellectual interest in the arts and sciences. Report #10 and #11 correlate 13 personal and background characteristics with these quality of effort measures and with student perceptions of the benefits of their college experience. Reports #12, #13, and #14 correlate student ratings of their Academic abilities with their use of support services, their their course completion rates in eight specified subject areas. The survey instrument and raw data are presented in Report #15. (JP).
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Community Colleges, Educational Background, Outcomes of Education, Participant Satisfaction, Reading Skills, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Student Behavior, Student Characteristics, Student Personnel Services, Student Teacher Relationship, Study Skills, Two Year College Students, Two Year Colleges, Writing Skills
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Center for the Study of Community Colleges, Los Angeles, CA.