ERIC Number: ED374881
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994-Oct-1
Accountability Report To Assess the Effectiveness of Undergraduate Education at Arapahoe Community College, October 1, 1994.
Arapahoe Community Coll., Littleton, CO.
This annual report provides an overview of Arapahoe Community College's (Colorado) efforts to improve undergraduate education and the success of those efforts as of 1993-94. After outlining changes made in the transfer, vocational education, and developmental studies programs, the report provides information on specific recommendations implemented since 1992-93 related to vocational education; retention and completion; alumni satisfaction; after graduation performance; graduating students satisfaction; community education; and business and industry services. Appendixes comprise the bulk of the report, providing data and survey results related to the following: (1) a 1993-94 calculus readiness test; (2) college algebra instructional strategies; (3) a student self-evaluation communication survey and instructor ratings of student improvement in speech; (4) guidelines for English instructors and results from surveys of students confidence in their writing ability; (5) transfer accountability projects; (6) two pilot studies in developmental English; (7) a developmental reading survey; (8) a developmental mathematics tracking analysis; (9) minority student enrollment comparisons, 1992-94; (10) results of licensure exams, 1993-94; (11) a vocational education student satisfaction survey; (12) a graduate employer survey; (13) term-to-term retention/persistence rates for full-time, part-time, and all students; (14) transfer acceptance, grade point averages, and completion/persistence rates for selected years from 1988-89 to 1993-94; (15) graduating student satisfaction levels; (16) community education satisfaction levels; and (17) business and industry student satisfaction reports. (KP)
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Accountability, Adult Education, Community Colleges, Curriculum Evaluation, Needs Assessment, Outcomes of Education, Participant Satisfaction, Program Improvement, Questionnaires, School Effectiveness, Student Attitudes, Surveys, Transfer Students, Two Year Colleges, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Arapahoe Community Coll., Littleton, CO.