ERIC Number: ED405059
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Johnson County Community College Student Needs Assessment.
Johnson County Community Coll., Overland Park, KS. Office of Institutional Research.
In April 1996, a study was undertaken at Johnson County Community College, in Kansas, to determine students' use of and satisfaction with college services. Questionnaires were distributed to students in 50 classes, selected to approximate the overall demographics of the student body. Study findings, based on responses from 689 students, included the following: (1) 55% of respondents were female and the mean age was 25; (2) two-thirds or more of the respondents indicated that 16 of 17 student services listed in the survey met their needs, while only 53% indicated that financial aid services met their needs; (3) of 23 potential campus services listed. The 5 rated most important by respondents were a scholarship finding service, touchtone registration, need-based loans, more places to study, and financial counseling; (4) with respect to the importance of student activities, the most important activities were service learning and voter registration; (5) 99% agreed that campus buildings were in good repair, while 97% said that they felt safe on campus; (6) 17% said that they knew where to go to register complaints; and (7) respondents also indicated a need for fax and postal services on campus. Data tables and the survey instrument are appended. (HAA)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Johnson County Community Coll., Overland Park, KS. Office of Institutional Research.