ERIC Number: ED316297
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Indicators for Institutional Effectiveness, 1990-1991. Research Report Number 63.
Howard Community Coll., Columbia, MD. Office of Research and Planning.
Data on ten aspects of the institutional effectiveness of Howard Community College (HCC) are presented in this report. Section 1 provides actual and projected enrollment figures. Section 2 assesses quality of instruction in terms of student survey responses, full-/part-time faculty ratios, and faculty salaries. Section 3 focuses on educational outcomes, including degrees and certificates awarded, goal achievement among students, employer satisfaction with graduates, and student satisfaction with preparation for transfer. Section 4 considers graduation and retention rates, course success rates, cooperative education placements, characteristics of continuing education students, and non-credit course enrollment patterns. Section 5 describes facilities' enhancements, including classroom utilization data on campus and at continuing education sites in Howard County. Section 6 provides graduates' ratings of college services. Section 7 looks at instructional programs planned for fall 1990 to fall 1994. Section 8 presents financial data, including information on budgets, revenue, and financial projections based on current trends. The image of the college in the community is the focus of section 9, which describes graduates' and community members' rating and use of the college. The final section presents affirmative action figures including headcounts by minority status and college personnel by racial/ethnic group. A list of recent HCC research publications concludes the document. (JMC)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Affirmative Action, Budgets, Community Colleges, Educational Trends, Enrollment, Enrollment Trends, Facility Utilization Research, Financial Support, Graphs, Income, Institutional Characteristics, Outcomes of Education, Salaries, School Effectiveness, Teacher Effectiveness, Two Year College Students, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Howard Community Coll., Columbia, MD. Office of Research and Planning.