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ERIC Number: ED238472
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Oct
Pages: 338
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
A Longitudinal Follow-Up Survey of Students from Career/Technical Programs in British Columbia Community Colleges and Institutes. Technical Report.
Forrester, Glen C.; And Others
Information derived from a longitudinal follow-up survey of students in career/technical programs in British Columbia's (BC) community colleges and institutes is provided in this report. Introductory material provides a background on the post-secondary educational system in BC and highlights study objectives, including monitoring the number of students who complete, withdraw from, or discontinue their studies; identifying reasons for non-completion; collecting student opinions on career/technical programs; and determining student educational outcomes. Chapter 2 outlines the study methodology. Chapter 3 discusses population characteristics by institution and discipline cluster. Chapter 4 presents observations from the follow-up survey within the categories of reasons for attending, employment background, discontinuance, current activity, finding employment, type of employment, assessment of post-secondary experience, future educational plans, and student comments. Chapter 5 provides observations from the study linked to returns from a survey of students entering career/technical programs. Finally, chapter 6 presents a summary of findings and implications. Appendices include detailed survey results, correspondence, cover letters used in the follow-up study, and survey instruments. (HB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: British Columbia Dept. of Education, Victoria. Program Services Div.
Authoring Institution: B. C. Research, Vancouver (British Columbia).
Identifiers - Location: Canada