ERIC Number: ED362252
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Miami-Dade Community College Fact Book, 1993-1994.
Miami-Dade Community Coll., FL. Office of Institutional Research.
Prepared for an audience unfamiliar with Miami-Dade Community College (MDCC), as well as for college personnel, this factbook provides a historical overview of the college, information on success and impact, perceptions of MDCC at state and national levels, and information on college resources. The factbook provides: (1) a list of MDCC's values and goals and a brief profile; (2) lists of the district board of trustees, chief administrative officers, and foundation board members; (3) demographics for fall credit student headcounts and degree and certificate awards since 1960; (4) statistics on enrollment; credit students' reasons for enrolling; credit load; student origins, ethnic distribution, native languages, gender and age; and disabled students; (5) discussions of the need for college preparatory coursework, entering students' basic skills status and performance by subject area, student placement test scores, and preparatory course enrollments and completions; (6) a history of MDCC; (7) measures of success, including a discussion of preparing underprepared students, success of college preparatory completers and adequately prepared students, entry-level skills of associate degree recipients, follow-up of associate degree students, state licensure examination pass rates, College-Level Academic Skills Test (CLAST) pass rates; (8) a discussion of MDCC as an economic contributor in Dade county, a source of further education, and a feeder to other higher education systems; (9) a discussion of the national, community, and student perceptions of MDCC; and (10) a description of institutional resources. including facilities, staff and faculty, and finances. (MAB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Miami-Dade Community Coll., FL. Office of Institutional Research.