ERIC Number: ED463815
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Graduating Student Survey Results Summary Report, 2000-2001. The InfoDigest.
Dalton State Coll., GA. Office of Institutional Research and Planning.
This document is a report on the results of the 2000-2001 graduating student survey administered at Dalton State College (DSC) (Georgia). The survey was used to help assess the community college's overall effectiveness. A total of 185 graduating students (63% of graduating class) responded to the survey. The survey was sorted into five sections: student background information; future career and educational plans; student perception of DSC general education curriculum; student perception of faculty instruction; student satisfaction with academic and student support services; and overall perception and satisfaction with DSC. Results show that: (1) 71% of the respondents were female and 61% were full-time students; (2) 88% of the responding graduates were white; (3) 34% of the responding graduates were under the age of 23; (4) 86% and 38% of the respondents reported being employed part-time or full-time respectively while attending DSC; (5) 61% of the respondents stated that they plan to continue their education; (6) a majority of respondents expressed that they were well prepared for continued education and/or career placement; (7) most respondents expressed being satisfied with the instruction quality and student support provided by the college; (8) 84% of the respondents indicated that they would recommend the college to others; and (9) overall, most respondents were satisfied with the education provided by DSC. The report provides tables with exact responses and percentages for all survey questions. (MKF)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, College Role, Community Colleges, Curriculum Development, Degrees (Academic), Education Work Relationship, Educational Assessment, Educational Objectives, Outcomes of Education, Student Attitudes, Two Year Colleges
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Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Tests/Questionnaires
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Authoring Institution: Dalton State Coll., GA. Office of Institutional Research and Planning.