ERIC Number: ED401986
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Report on Occupational/Technical Programs at Piedmont Virginia Community College. Research Report No. 2-96.
Head, Ronald B.
Part of an annual review of occupational/technical programs at Piedmont Virginia Community College (PVCC), this report describes enrollment, graduation, and placement outcomes for PVCC's Associate of Applied Science and certificate programs. Following an executive summary and introduction, the report presents data on program outcomes related to graduation and enrollment for 1990-95; retention, employment, and graduate satisfaction rates for 1989-90 to 1993-94; transfer outcomes for 1989-90 to 1993-94; trends in the job market for occupational/technical careers for 1990 to 2005; the percent of the labor supply represented by PVCC graduates; and program costs for 1994-95. Thirteen recommendations are then reviewed for improving program outcomes. Individual program reviews are then provided by the college's Assessment Committee, summarizing outcomes and recommendations for the Business and Management (BM) degree, including the accounting, general management, and marketing programs; Business and Office (BO) degree; Computer Information Systems (CIS) degree; Electrical/Electronics Technology degree; Mechanical Technology degree; Nursing program; Protective Services degree; Administration of Justice certificate; and Automotive Technology certificate. Programs reviews are then provided by the Chair of the Business Technologies division for the BM, BO, and CIS degrees and Police Science program, and an overall review is provided by the Chair of the Science and Technology division. Finally, tables are provided by program of the base data elements used in reviewing programs and data used in productivity reviews of the college's academic programs. (HAA)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Piedmont Virginia Community Coll., Charlottesville, VA. Office of Institutional Research and Planning.