ERIC Number: ED450844
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Front Range Community College Quality Indicators Report, Academic Year 1999-2000.
Front Range Community Coll., Westminster, CO.
This report discusses various quality indicators for Front Range Community College (Colorado). Each of the 10 quality indicators and 10 additional indicators shown in the report is elaborated by details such as indicator description, operational definition, benchmark, source, results, and conclusion. Quality indicators include: (1) Student success rate, which meets the current benchmark for this population; (2) Faculty teaching workload, which is 13.9 hours per FTE, below the current benchmark of 16.3; (3) Freshmen retention rate in same institution, which exceeds benchmark; (4) Career and technical graduates employed or continuing their education, which exceeds the benchmark by 12.3 percentage points; (5) Institutional support expenditures as percent of education and general expenditures, which exceeds the current benchmark (in this case the objective is to be under the benchmark); (6) Availability of core and required courses, which exceeds the benchmark; and (7) Support and success of minority students, which did not meet the current benchmark for retention or graduation; (8) Credits required for degree, which meets the benchmark; (9) Providing access to education through courses offered at nontraditional times, which exceeds the benchmark; and (10) Student satisfaction with instruction, which exceeds the benchmark. (JA)
Descriptors: Accountability, Benchmarking, Community Colleges, Educational Indicators, Educational Quality, Institutional Characteristics, Institutional Evaluation, School Effectiveness, Two Year Colleges
For full text: http://frcc.cccoes.edu/~IR/giveport/index.html.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Front Range Community Coll., Westminster, CO.