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ERIC Number: ED254292
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985-Feb-26
Pages: 16
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Registration and Assessment Procedures at 99 California Community Colleges.
Rounds, Jeanine C.; Andersen, Dan
In winter 1982-83, a survey was conducted of registration and assessment procedures used in California's community colleges. The survey, which was sent to 106 institutions, sought information on the colleges' procedures in the areas of course advising and registration, orientation, counseling, course changes, computer usage, testing requirements and uses. Study findings, based on responses from 99 colleges, included the following: (1) in 98 colleges, course advising was done by counselors and in 20 colleges by faculty; (2) the most common registration procedures were "arena" style (55 colleges), by mail (37 colleges), through individual conferences (33 colleges), and in large groups (20 colleges); (3) 84 colleges required or recommended orientation for at least some students; (4) 42 colleges required students to have a conference with a faculty member or counselor prior to registration; (5) 20 colleges required assessment for matriculation, and 32 recommended it; and (6) of the 62 colleges with a testing center, 41 indicated that it was open throughout the college year or calendar year. (LAL)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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