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ERIC Number: ED247968
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Community College Journal for Research and Planning; Volume III, Number 2.
Carter, Edith, Ed.
Community College Journal for Research and Planning, v3 n2 Fall-Win 1983
Designed as a forum for the exchange of ideas among professionals involved in community college research and planning, this journal contains a series of articles concerned with institutional research and research-related topics. The following articles are presented: (1) "The Importance of Time," by Arthur M. Cohen, which discusses the significance of time dimensions in determining the utilization of research; (2) "A Look at Participation Rates Based on the 1980 Census," by Lawrence A. Nespoli and Susan K. Radcliffe, which shows how institutions can use census data as a source of improved information for internal and external purposes; (3) "Discriminant Analysis Applied to Basic Skills Programs," by Richard G. Dumont and James T. Jones, which focuses on a study of the use of discriminant analysis to identify the characteristics associated with students who benefit from remedial education and those who do not; (4) "A Study of the Correlation of Selected Data on High School Transcripts, English Qualifying Examination Scores, and Subsequent Freshman/Developmental English Grades at Wytheville Community College," by Jerry R. Beavers; and (5) "American Association of Community and Junior Colleges Report: Occupational Education Enrollments," by Rosemary Wohlers, which offers nationwide data on program enrollments. Additional articles by Beverly Horne, Darrel Clowes, Jim Palmer, and the staff of the ERIC Clearinghouse for Junior Colleges review research studies, literature for researchers, and ERIC documents. (LAL)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Research; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Association of Community and Junior Colleges, Washington, DC. National Council for Research and Planning.
Note: Refereed Journal.