ERIC Number: ED239685
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Dec
Reference Count: 0
Follow-Up Survey of Graduates of 1981 and 1982, New Hampshire Vocational Technical College.
In fall 1983, students who had graduated from New Hampshire Vocational Technical College at Berlin (NHVTC-B) were surveyed to determine their employment and educational status, and degree of satisfaction with their curriculum and instruction. Questionnaires were sent to the 301 graduates from 1981 and 1982, and responses were received from 172 (57%) of those surveyed. Study findings revealed: (1) 87% of the respondents were currently employed, and 64% of these graduates were employed in a field directly related to their college major; (2) of those in training-related employment, 51% earned between $5.00 and $8.00 per hour; 73% found the basic skills training at NHVTC-B to be very good or excellent; 72% rated the general technical knowledge they received as good or excellent; and 19% felt NHVTC-B's equipment and facilities to be better than those found on the job; (3) 62% of the total respondent group felt the instructors at the college taught very well, 84% considered them to be very knowledgeable, and 72% felt they were up-to-date; (4) 74% indicated that they would select the same vocational program if they could start over again and 22% said they would not; and (5) 74% of the respondents were working and living in New Hampshire. The study report includes a breakdown of results within 14 vocational program areas and the survey instrument. (HB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New Hampshire Vocational Technical Coll., Berlin.