ERIC Number: ED239702
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Jan-30
Reference Count: 0
Assessment Procedures, Spring, Summer, and Fall 1983: Semi-Annual Research Report--Part II.
Haase, M.; Caffrey, Patrick
Studies and analyses conducted by the Assessment Center at Sacramento City College (SCC) during 1983 resulted in the data on SCC's students and services presented in this report. After section I sets forth the purpose of the report and section II reviews trends and priorities revealed by the center's activities, section III provides a statistical overview of the scope of services of the center. Section IV looks at the competency levels of SCC students as determined by the Stanford Test of Academic Skills (TASK), while section V provides data on the placement level of the assessed students, and section VI offers a profile of students taking the TASK between April 1 and October 31, 1983. Section VII presents an attrition/retention study of technology students conducted in spring 1983, followed by analyses of TASK scores in non-English department and English courses in sections VIII and IX. Section X presents the results of SCC's participation in the national norming process of the ASSET placement instrument. Sections XI reports on the results of English essay examinations, section XII provides the test results of biology students in various basic skill areas, section XIII provides an English course evaluation based on final grades, and section XIV analyzes the use of tutorial support services. Analyses of reading grade levels, English as a Second Language test scores, and the TASK scores of Higher Education Learning Package (HELP) students and Spanish course students are presented in sections XV through XVIII. Finally, information on the operation of student waivers is presented. (HB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Reports - Evaluative; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Policymakers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Sacramento City Coll., CA.
Note: For a related document, see ED 231 494. Printed on colored paper.