ERIC Number: ED437091
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Graduate Survey Report: Class of 1997.
Northern Virginia Community Coll., Annandale.
This report presents information on 1996-1997 Northern Virginia Community College (NVCC) graduates collected through the survey mailed annually to NVCC graduates. Section 1 is the Introduction. Section 2, Profile of Survey Respondents, looks at graduates and respondents, award types, age of respondents (48% under age 30), gender (58% female), and race (69% White and 13% Black). Section 3, Goals of Respondents, examines stated goals when entering NVCC (53% wanted to transfer and 26% wanted to enter the workforce), achievement of stated goals, future academic goals, respondents' goals by age distribution, and goals by race distribution. Section 4, Employment and Income, reports employment status, employment benefits from a NVCC degree, relationship between current job and NVCC degree, and income levels by award type. Section 5, Education after NVCC, discusses current educational status of graduates (36% were attending school full-time), NVCC preparation for advanced studies, difficulties with transferring credits, and area colleges attended by NVCC graduates. Section 6, Satisfaction with NVCC Education, explores an evaluation of community college programs, preparation for bachelor's degree programs, and money borrowed for NVCC education. Section 7, Evaluation of Faculty, Instruction, and Facilities, looks at comments from the NVCC graduate survey. Finally, Section 8 presents a summary of the findings. Appended in this report are tables for respondents' stated goals and the 1997 Graduate Survey instrument used. (VWC)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Northern Virginia Community Coll., Annandale.