ERIC Number: ED313425
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Jun-30
Reference Count: N/A
Postsecondary Career School Survey, 1981. Program and Enrollments File [machine-readable data file].
National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.
This file contains data collected in 1981 from postsecondary institutions offering vocational education programs. This file provides detailed information on the individual program offerings of the responding institutions, including enrollments in various categories, completions, and other outcomes. Institutional and program characteristics are also included in the file. The file contains the responses of 94% of the schools surveyed, which included 1,675 schools that were sent the short form of the questionnaire, 5,307 schools receiving the long form, and 62 correspondence schools. Similar surveys have been conducted every 2 years since 1971. The 9-track tape contains the totality of information from the surveys plus school name, city and zip code, and sampling weight if applicable. The dates of coverage on the file are from July 1, 1980 to June 30, 1981. The record count is 56,904. The lowest level of aggregation includes program offerings of individual schools. Records are included for active schools that did not respond to the survey. TYPE OF SURVEY: National Survey; Longitudinal Survey. POPULATION: Schools Receiving the Short Form of the Survey (1,675); Schools Receiving the Long Form of the Survey (5,307); Correspondence Schools (62). RESPONDENTS: Schools. RESPONSE RATE: 94%. FREQUENCY: Biennial. YEAR OF EARLIEST DATA: 1971. YEAR OF LATEST DATA: 1981. (SLD)
Descriptors: Career Education, Correspondence Schools, Databases, Enrollment, Institutional Characteristics, Longitudinal Studies, National Surveys, Online Systems, Postsecondary Education, Program Content, Program Descriptions, School Statistics, School Surveys, Statistical Data, Vocational Education, Vocational Schools
U.S. Department of Education (ED), Office of Educational Research and Improvement (OERI), Information Technology Branch, 555 New Jersey Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20208-5725. Telephone: (202) 357-6528/6522. ($175).
Publication Type: Machine-Readable Data Files; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.