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ERIC Number: EJ1022486
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Pages: 13
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 25
ISSN: ISSN-1356-2517
Delving into Alumni Perceptions about the Impact and Effectiveness of Two Certificate Programs: Meeting Their Mission?
Johnson, Tristan E.; Yukselturk, Erman; Top, Ercan
Teaching in Higher Education, v19 n4 p360-372 2014
The purpose of the study was to analyze two certificate programs in regard to the impacts on alumni professional career and strengths and weaknesses of certificate programs in the views of their alumni. The sample consisted of 58 participants who completed one of the certificate programs. The results showed that alumni rated self-improvement as the biggest benefit, career advancement benefit as average, and career change benefit as low from the certificate programs. Also, alumni thought that all program components were of strong quality, but the majority of alumni still wanted to see an increased emphasis on teaching, interaction with other students, support, and assessment feedback focus of the program.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
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