ERIC Number: ED347181
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
National Education Longitudinal Study of 1988. First Follow-Up: Student Component Data File User's Manual. Volume II [Appendices M-W].
Ingels, Steven J.; And Others
This volume contains 11 appendices to a user's manual that provides guidance and documentation for users of the public release data for the student component of the National Education Longitudinal Study of 1988 (NELS:88). The general aim of the NELS, a continuing long-term project, is to study the educational, vocational, and personal development of students at various grades and the factors that influence that development. The student component files contain data from the base year and the first follow-up. The appendices in this volume, appendices M through W, present student questionnaires used in the NELS:88 and some lists of critical items for the study in its base year and first follow-up. The following are the titles of the appendices: (1) "Appendix M: Base Year Student Questionnaire"; (2) "Appendix N: Critical Items: Base Year Student Questionnaire"; (3) "Appendix O: First Follow-Up Student Questionnaire"; (4) "Appendix P: First Follow-Up Student Questionnaire: An Explanation of Nonresponse on the Language Items"; (5) "Appendix Q: First Follow-Up Dropout Questionnaire"; (6) "Appendix R: First Follow-Up New Student Supplement"; (7) "Appendix S: First Follow-Up Abbreviated Questionnaire"; (8) "Appendix T: Critical Items: First Follow-Up Student and Dropout Questionnaires, and New Student Supplement"; (9) "Appendix U: Phase 4 Enrollment Screener"; (10) "Appendix V: Second Follow-Up Student Questionnaire"; and (11) "Appendix W: Second Follow-Up Dropout Questionnaire." (SLD)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Researchers; Policymakers
Sponsor: National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Opinion Research Center, Chicago, IL.