ERIC Number: ED259806
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Follow-Up Study of 1981-82 Students: North Carolina Community College System.
Hammond, Leigh H.; Porter, G. Herman
A follow-up study was completed of 9,313 of the 12,822 individuals who had completed or graduated from vocational and technical programs in the North Carolina community college system. The study focused on educational plans and objectives when entering the community college; achievement of objectives; current educational and employment status; preparation provided by the community college for employment or further education; education-work relationship; and assessment of courses, services, and total college experience. Study findings included the following: (1) 71% of the graduates reported that their training was related to their present occupation; (2) 80% reported having obtained their educational objectives; (3) of the respondents who had failed to meet their educational objective, 15% indicated they had conflicting job hours, 11% had obtained a job, and 13% had changed their educational goal; and (4) of the respondents who were not working in a field related to their college training, 38% had not been able to find a related job. Item-by-item response data and the questionnaire are provided. (AYC)
Publication Type: Tests/Questionnaires; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: North Carolina State Dept. of Community Colleges, Raleigh. Div. of Planning and Research Services.
Identifiers - Location: North Carolina