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ERIC Number: ED510268
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Feb-24
Pages: 50
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 61
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Online Occupational Education in Community Colleges: Prevalence and Contextual Factors
Githens, Rod P.; Crawford, Fashaad L.; Sauer, Timothy M.
National Research Center for Career and Technical Education
This study examined the current state of online occupational programs in community colleges and explored issues related to institutional, economic, and social indicators that influence (a) the offering of online programs and (b) the programmatic connection to workforce development needs. This project is the first national study that categorizes and inventories specific types of online occupational programs in community colleges. The study included a national random sample of 321 institutions in the United States. Data were collected through institutional websites, statewide websites, follow-up emails, and phone inquiries to institutions. Appended are: (1) Database Variables and Sources; (2) Social/Economic and College Student Population Variables; (3) Four-Predictor Regression Model Coefficients; and (4) Social/Economic/College Variables Used in Multiple Regression. (Contains 10 tables and 21 footnotes.)
National Research Center for Career and Technical Education. University of Louisville, College of Education and Human Development, Louisville, KY 40292. Tel: 877-372-2283; Tel: 502-852-4727; Fax: 502-852-3308; e-mail: nrccte@louisville.edu Web site: http://www.nrccte.org
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; Two Year Colleges
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED)
Authoring Institution: National Research Center for Career and Technical Education
Identifiers - Location: United States