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ERIC Number: ED425773
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Determining the Economic Benefits of Attending Community College. New Directions for Community Colleges, Number 104.
Sanchez, Jorge R., Ed.; Laanan, Frankie Santos, Ed.
New Directions for Community Colleges, n104 Winter 1998
This volume addresses the efforts in several states, including California, Florida, North Carolina, and Washington, to determine the economic gains of community college graduates by measuring their post-college earnings. Articles include: (1) "Economic Benefits of a Community College Education: Issues of Accountability and Performance Measures" (Jorge R. Sanchez, Frankie Santos Laanan); (2) "From Performance Reporting to Performance-Based Funding: Florida's Experiences in Workforce Development Performance Measurement" (Jay J. Pfeiffer); (3) "Translating Data into Useful Information and Knowledge" (Loretta Seppanen); (4) "Collaborative Administrative Record Matching in California" (W. Charles Wiseley); (5) "Measurable Outcomes of Workforce Development and the Economic Impact of Attending a North Carolina Community College" (Larry W. Gracie); (6) "Partnering to Identify and Support High-Wage Programs" (Kae R. Hutchison, Sharon Story Kline, Carol Mandt, Suzanne L. Marks); (7) "Institutional Level Implementation: Translating Research into Current Practice" (Fred Carvell, Martha Graham, William E. Piland); (8) "Descriptive Analysis of Students' Post-College Earnings from California Community Colleges" (Frankie Santos Laanan); (9) "Looking Ahead: A National Measure of Post-Community College Earnings" (Jorge R. Sanchez); (10) "Employment and Earnings Outcomes: New Perspectives" (David W. Stevens); (11) "Sources and Information: Economic Benefits of a Community College Degree" (Elizabeth Foote). (EMH)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Employment, Graduate Surveys, Institutional Evaluation, Job Skills, Job Training, Labor Force Development, Outcomes of Education, Salaries, School Effectiveness, Two Year Colleges
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse for Community Colleges, Los Angeles, CA.