ERIC Number: ED281572
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985-Jul-17
Reference Count: 0
Glendale Community College Students' Educational Intent Survey, Spring 1985. Research Report 1.
Montemayor, J. Joaquin; And Others
This report provides general statistical data on the responses of 3,352 Glendale (Arizona) Community College (GCC) students to a survey on educational intent. The first section of the report presents total responses and a break down of responses by gender, ethnicity, residency, age, and program of instruction. The second section looks at responses by student majors. Summary data indicates that: (1) 52.7% of the students were females; (2) 28.1% of the students were between the ages of 20 and 24, 21% were between 25 and 29, and the average age was 30.4 years; (3) 83.5% of the students were white; (4) 26.6% indicated that their primary goal in attending GCC was to earn university transfer credit, while 26% were attending to prepare for a job to be obtained; (5) 51.9% indicated that they expected to accomplish their goal by taking selected courses only; (6) 72.6% indicated that they planned to enroll at GCC the following term or at a later date; (7) of the students indicating that they needed special assistance from the college, 72.1% (N=196) said they needed assistance with financial deficiencies, 11.8% (N=32) reported having limited English speaking ability, and 9.2% (N=25) indicated that they needed assistance with academic deficiencies; and (8) of the students who expressed a need for special assistance, 75.7% said they were not receiving assistance. (LAL)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Glendale Community Coll., AZ. Office of Research and Development.
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