ERIC Number: ED437984
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Graduate and Employer Report, 1996-97 Graduates. Volumes One and Two.
Horry-Georgetown Technical Coll., Conway, SC.
Horry-Georgetown Technical College (SC) has completed graduate and employer surveys since 1994. The reports are divided into specific curricular areas leading to degrees or certificates for most of the programs offered at the college. Each section contains the original survey forms for employers and graduates, and the survey results and comments from both students and employers. Results indicated that 41% of graduates reported that they were very satisfied with their educational experience at the college, and only .04 % indicated that they were very dissatisfied. Fifty-six percent of the graduates who responded felt that their experiences at the college definitely improved their quality of life, 36% reported that the college had probably improved their life, and 2.5% reported that the college had not. No respondent reported that attending the college had definitely not improved their lives. Graduates graded the overall preparation for employment provided by the college as follows: A=28%, B=46%, C=21%, D=5% and F=0%. Employers graded the overall preparation for employment by the college as follows: A=11%, B=61%, C=27%, D=0%, F=1%. Overwhelmingly, employers responded "yes" 94% of the time if asked if they would consider rehiring another Horry-Georgetown student, 2% indicated they would not, and 4% were uncertain. (AF)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Horry-Georgetown Technical Coll., Conway, SC.
Identifiers - Location: South Carolina