ERIC Number: ED292519
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
A Statistical Snapshot of the Division of Community Services. Institutional Research Report #39.
Philadelphia Community Coll., PA. Office of Institutional Research.
The Division of Community Services (CS) is providing educational services to a growing percentage of the total student headcount enrolled at the Community College of Philadelphia (CCP). Data from fall 1986 indicated that: (1) 51.1% of the students enrolled at CCP took their courses through the CS Division; (2) while credit-free enrollments grew, credit enrollments remained fairly constant; (3) in comparison to on-campus students, the CS students tended to be older, were more likely to be white, were less likely to indicate that they planned to earn a degree, and were more likely to be planning to enroll at CCP for only one semester; (4) 48% of the students enrolled in CS credit courses in fall 1986 indicated that that would be the only semester they would attend the college; (5) there was no significant movement of students from off-campus locations to the main campus, nor from the main campus to off-campus locations; (6) most classes in the CS Division were taught by part-time faculty members; (7) English and Business Division courses accounted for a large percentage of the courses offered in the division; and (8) grade distributions indicated that students in the CS Division received higher grades and were less likely to withdraw than their counterparts on campus. The bulk of the report consists of tables comparing CS and on-campus data. (UCM)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Philadelphia Community Coll., PA. Office of Institutional Research.