ERIC Number: ED433862
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-May
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Core Indicators of Effectiveness as Recommended by the American Association of Community Colleges. Jefferson College Status Report.
Jefferson Coll., Hillsboro, MO.
This status report is the third in a series of annual self-assessments Jefferson College (Missouri) has done in response to the 13 core indicators proposed by the American Association of Community Colleges as those identifying institutional effectiveness. This report explores 7 college missions, which are further subdivided into 13 core indicators. Mission 1, Student Progress, details Student Goal Attainment; Persistence (fall to fall); and Degree Completion Rates. Mission 2, Career Preparation, involves Placement Rate in the Work Force; and Employer Assessment of Students. Mission 3, Transfer Preparation, involves Number and Rate Who Transfer; and Performance After Transfer. Mission 4, Developmental Education, focuses on Success in Subsequent Related Coursework. Mission 5, General Education, includes Demonstration of Critical Literacy Skills; and Demonstration of Citizenship Skills. Mission 6, Customized Education, reviews Client Assessment of Programs and Services. Mission 7, Community Development, looks at Responsiveness to Community Needs; and Participation Rate in Service Area. The findings from this assessment provide a basis for planning activities, making institutional policy decisions, and maintaining public accountability. (VWC)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
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Authoring Institution: Jefferson Coll., Hillsboro, MO.