ERIC Number: ED313409
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
1985 Survey of 1983-84 College Graduates.
National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.
Database documentation is provided for a data file containing survey statistics on students graduating during the 1983-84 academic year from colleges and universities in the continental United States, with particular emphasis on students who were newly qualified to teach. The 39-item questionnaire focused on respondents' educational and occupational backgrounds. The sample of schools was chosen from the 1981-82 Higher Education General Information Survey (HEGIS) tape, and includes 404 colleges and universities. From these schools, 18,000 students were selected. Variables include: language abilities; marital status; grade-level taught; and student financial aid arrangements. A field-by-field description of the data, samples of the record layout, and descriptions of the data elements are provided. The 1985 Survey of 1983-84 College Graduates Questionnaire; a list of major fields and subspecialty codes; a numerical index of major groups, industry groups, and industry codes; an outline of the occupational classification scheme; an occupation recode list; major field recodes; and frequency counts of selected data variables are included. (TJH)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Numerical/Quantitative Data; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.