ERIC Number: ED285614
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-May
Reference Count: 0
The Peralta Community College District: A Profile of Educational Needs.
Weiner, Joy; And Others
A study was conducted in the the Peralta Community College District (PCCD) to determine how high school seniors, current PCCD students, community residents, and PCCD part-time students perceived their educational needs. Surveys were conducted to gather information regarding: (1) high school seniors' educational plans upon graduation from high school, future career plans, name recognition of the PCCD and its colleges, media influences, and demographic characteristics; (2) current PCCD students' evaluation of the PCCD colleges, evaluation of instructional programs and support services, enrollment status, and demographic characteristics; (3) community residents' ability to recognize the names of the PCCD, its colleges, and other east bay colleges; evaluation of the PCCD colleges and other east bay colleges; future plans for enrolling in the PCCD; college subject interests; media influences; and demographic characteristics; and (4) part-time students' scheduling and class location preferences, reasons for enrolling in an additional class, subject area interests, and demographic characteristics. The study report includes the instruments and results for all four surveys, along with with details on each survey's background, method, and sample designs. (EJV)
Descriptors: College Bound Students, Community Attitudes, Community Colleges, Community Surveys, Educational Needs, High School Seniors, Needs Assessment, Part Time Students, Participant Satisfaction, Questionnaires, School Surveys, Student Attitudes, Student Characteristics, Student Educational Objectives, Two Year College Students, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Peralta Community Coll. District, Oakland, CA. Office of Research, Planning and Development.