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ERIC Number: EJ851164
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Jun
Pages: 17
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1358-3883
Ideas to Enhance Higher Education's Impact on Graduates' Lives; Alumni Recommendations
Delaney, Anne Marie
Tertiary Education and Management, v10 n2 p89-105 Jun 2004
Based on a recently completed alumni study of 522 graduates at a private college in the northeastern Unites States, this paper presents a model for designing alumni research to assess higher education's effectiveness in preparing graduates for work and life. Results revealed substantial variation in alumni evaluation of their education. While alumni reported a high level of satisfaction with the academic programme and career preparation,their feedback suggests they seek more from their college experience. Results reveal that students who feel a sense of community are more satisfied with their overall college experience and those who are satisfied with their social life are more likely to recommend the college to prospective students.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United States