ERIC Number: ED463009
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Long-Term Follow-Up Study of 1995-96 Career Program Completers.
Conklin, Karen A.
This document is a 2000 follow-up of the long-term progress of the Johnson County Community College (JCCC) Career Program. The study targeted 377 graduates, certificate recipients, and students from 1995-96 who had completed the JCCC Career Program. Of the 377, 124 surveys were returned by mail and 168 surveys were completed via telephone interviews, giving the survey a response rate of 78%. Findings include: (1) 81% of the respondents were employed in jobs related to their focus in the JCCC career program, and 87% were working full-time; (2) respondents reported an average hourly wage of $18.12; (3) nearly 89% of the respondents expressed being satisfied with their current position; (4) more than 95% of respondents indicated that the community college had helped them reach their educational objectives and that they would recommend the Career Program to others; (5) nearly nine out of ten of the respondents rated their working conditions, level of responsibility, and job in general as excellent or good, while advancement potential was rated highly by 55%, and salary was rated highly by 67%; and (6) over 49% of respondents indicated they had used the JCCC Career Center. Tables detailing results are located throughout the document. Comparisons with previous studies are also included where appropriate. Appendices contain cover letters and survey instrument. (MKF)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Johnson County Community Coll., Overland Park, KS. Office of Institutional Research.