ERIC Number: ED434717
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Institutional Research Bulletin, 1993.
Abou-Sayf, Frank, Ed.
Institutional Research Bulletin v1 n1-4 1993
The "Institutional Research Bulletin" is a collection of research summaries relating to Kapi'olani Community College (KCC) in Hawaii. Highlights from the 1993 volume (September-December) include: (1) the number of students in art classes and programs increased from 1988-1992; (2) the results of a survey about how health students find out about KCC programs; (3) a fall 1993 enrollment summary for record enrollment of 7,452; (4) half of KCC students prefer image learning to word learning based on a study; (5) focus groups were a useful research method for obtaining student opinion in health programs; (6) English 22 was found to be an effective preparation for English 100; (7) students were satisfied with hands-on tutorials, based on Problem-Based Learning colloquium in health education; (8) distance education courses have been effective, despite lack of interaction and technological problems; (9) the Pre-Education Advisement Program, founded in 1988, has been successful in increasing number of transfer students to the College of Education; (10) study of enrollment patterns revealed that new students often enroll in courses without prerequisites; (11) results of a comparative analysis of University of Hawaii (UH) community colleges based on centrality, efficiency and effectiveness; and (12) a study indicated sufficient interest in the pre-engineering program. (RDG)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Hawaii Univ., Honolulu. Kapiolani Community Coll.