ERIC Number: ED297832
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Report of the Student Evaluation of the Milwaukee Area Technical College. MATC Student Survey Comprehensive Report.
Milwaukee Area Technical Coll., WI. Dept. of Research, Planning, and Development.
In April 1988, a survey was conducted at Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC) to enable students to evaluate the college's functions, services, and facilities, and to gather data to construct profiles of MATC's day, evening, and weekend college students. Questionnaires were administered in class to 7,362 students (out of a total college population of about 32,000), including 2,826 day, 3,715 evening, and 306 weekend college students. Study findings included the following: (1) 55% of MATC students were women; (2) between 1980 and 1988, the median age of day and evening students increased from 26.4 years to 28.4 years; (3) 37% of the day students, 40% of the evening students, 43% of the weekend college students, 39% of the students attending evening centers, and 48% of the TV College students had dependent children; (4) 3.4% of the responding students spoke an Asian language at home; (5) 35% of the day students and 20% of the evening students were minorities; (6) 7% of the day students, 5% of the evening students, and 5% of the weekend college students were physically handicapped; and (7) respondents gave the highest ratings to the following aspects of their MATC experience: the way they had been treated by faculty, quality of instruction, satisfaction with courses, availability of instructors, and instructional facilities. Tables showing survey responses by campus and the questionnaire are included. (EJV)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Milwaukee Area Technical Coll., WI. Dept. of Research, Planning, and Development.