ERIC Number: ED410996
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
South Carolina Technical Education System. Program Evaluation Report Based on Graduate Data, July 1, 1994-June 30, 1995, and Enrollment Data, Fall 1995.
South Carolina State Board for Technical and Comprehensive Education, Columbia.
Prepared by the South Carolina Technical Education System in compliance with state policies on program review, this 1994-95 annual report presents findings on diploma program productivity in terms of enrollment, number of graduates, the percent of graduates placed in related jobs or continuing their studies full-time, and the continuation or discontinuation of programs. Following an introduction and description of program evaluation guidelines, data tables are presented on the following topics: program status (i.e., probation, suspension, or canceled) by level, cluster, and college; programs placed on probation, suspended, or canceled during 1994-95; programs not subject to evaluation; and graduates by level, cluster, and college. The report then presents exhibits for each of the System's 16 colleges, showing graduation and placement outcomes, and provides systemwide graduate and placement data. Highlighted findings include the following: (1) of the 838 programs reviewed, 86% were in good standing, 8% were placed on probation or continued on probation, 3% were suspended or continued on suspension, and 3% were canceled; (2) the total number of graduates in all programs for 1995 was 7,951, an increase of 4% over 1994; (3) of these graduates, 4,698 received associate degrees, 1,237 received diplomas, and 2,016 received certificates; and (4) 95.98% of all graduates were available for employment, of whom 83% were employed in jobs related to their studies and/or continuing their education. (TGI)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: South Carolina State Board for Technical and Comprehensive Education, Columbia.