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ERIC Number: ED459903
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Apr
Pages: 71
Abstractor: N/A
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Enrolled Student Evaluation of Miami-Dade Community College Services, 2000. Research Report.
Bashford, Joanne
This report presents the findings of an enrolled student survey administered to approximately 3,700 Miami-Dade Community College (M-DCC) (Florida) students during the 2000-2001 fall term. The survey was administered to regular credit students, English-as-a-Second-Language/English-Non-Speaking (ESL/ENS) students, and Postsecondary Adult Vocational (PSAV) students. Demographic findings include: (1) almost one-third of students from each enrollment category were employed at least 40 hrs/wk; (2) only 20% of credit, 23% of ESL/ENS, and 28% of PSAV students reported that they were not employed; (3) 41% of credit, 65% of ESL/ENS, and 46% of PSAV students reported annual household income levels of $17,000 or less; (4) 47% of credit, 43% of ESL/ENS, and 56% of PSAV students were first generation college students; (5) 66% of credit, 84% of ESL/ENS, and 87% of PSAV students indicated that M-DCC was their first choice of institutions; (7) the majority of students indicated they were satisfied with M-DCC's support services; (8) the majority of students agreed that M-DCC has a flexible course schedule, computers and equipment necessary to support academic programs, and classes offered at a variety of convenient locations; and (9) when rating their overall satisfaction with M-DCC, 85% of students reported being satisfied, with 27% of those being "very satisfied." (Contains 22 tables and the survey instrument.) (KP)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: Miami-Dade Community Coll., FL. Office of Institutional Research.