ERIC Number: ED309800
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
College of the Sequoias Institutional Research Newsletters [Numbers 1-6, August 1987-August 1989].
Goodyear, Don; Webb, Elaine
Designed as a means of communicating information related to students to faculty and staff at the College of the Sequoias (COS), in California, this collection of quarterly newsletters by the college's Office of Institutional Research summarizes recent research projects, highlights data on student demographics from state and local studies, and provides other information to benefit staff. Each of the six issues in the collection provides updated information on the college's efforts to implement state requirements for matriculation services, presents data on transfer rates and the academic performance of COS transfer students, and examines some aspect of student outcomes. Other topics include: (1) characteristics of students who withdrew from COS in spring 1987; (2) a socioeconomic profile of the college's service district; (3) an increase in the number of candidates for associate degrees in December 1987; (4) COS students' placement test scores; (5) ways suggested by faculty to help re-entry students overcome their initial anxieties; (6) COS student demographics; (7) national statistics on teachers; (8) grade point averages at COS and national/local grade distributions; (9) dropouts and withdrawals; (10) data on participants in COS's Project Success; (11) a profile of 1987-88 graduates; (12) high school graduation trends and college-going rates; (13) college funding; (14) student financial aid; (15) minority faculty and students in postsecondary education; (16) long-range planning; and (17) college degree attainment nationwide. (ALB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: College of the Sequoias, Visalia, CA. Office of Institutional Research.