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Hazen, Dan C. – 1991
The Commission on Preservation and Access sought to increase its knowledge of Latin American microfilms produced and available outside of Latin America itself by studying Latin Americanist microfilming activity in the United States. The immediate goal of this study was to minimize unnecessary Latin American filming duplication. This report…
Descriptors: Archives, Cataloging, Financial Support, Foreign Countries
Vorp, Ron – 1989
In 1989, a survey was conducted of Dade County Public High School (DCHS) seniors to determine high school students' postsecondary occupational and educational plans and to identify characteristics which students considered important in selecting a college, particularly with respect to Miami-Dade Community College (MDCC). The survey focused on…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Black Students, College Choice, Community Colleges
Bakke, Celia; Whitlach, Jo Bell – 1991
For this kit, 119 Association of Research Libraries (ARL) academic libraries were surveyed to determine the impact of online catalogs on the training needs of technical services staff and on the planning and organization of programs to meet these needs; responses were received from 66 libraries. Analyses of the responses indicated that the…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Educational Planning, Evaluation Methods, Higher Education
Gilman, David A.; And Others – 1991
This study investigated the effects of the first year of a state-of-the-art computer-based integrated learning system (ILS) on the learning and attitudes of students and the attitudes and technology skills of teachers. The ILS studied was the Wasatch Educational System, which was introduced in four elementary schools in the Metropolitan School…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Analysis of Variance, Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Technology
O'Connell, Martin; Rogers, Carolyn C. – Current Population Reports, 1983
The Special Studies Series of analytical reports, prepared by demographers in the Population Division, Bureau of the Census, present analyses of statistics and suggest possible implications for public policy. Part of this series, the present report uses data from the June 1982 Current Population Survey and updates a June 1977 Census Bureau study…
Descriptors: Child Caregivers, Day Care Centers, Demography, Early Childhood Education
Read, Sherry – 1983
An evaluation of the TRIO/Special Services program at the University of Minnesota, General College, is presented. Descriptions are provided of program operations, services offered, the program participants, and student eligibility. Program effectiveness is also assessed in terms of student outcomes, and individual program services are examined as…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Persistence, College Students, Developmental Studies Programs
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor. – 1983
Hearings on international student exchanges are presented. Information is presented on the countries of origin of foreign students in the United States and the fields they tend to study. It is noted that only 2.2 percent of foreign students studying in the United States are provided scholarships by the U.S. Government; the vast majority are…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Federal Government, Foreign Countries, Foreign Students
Cloud, Sherrill – 1979
An issues-oriented framework for selecting data to support typical state-level planning analyses is presented. Attention is focused on questions concerning the planning issues, and the general data requirements required to support a given state's analytical questions and decision requirements. State-level planning issues in postsecondary education…
Descriptors: Classification, College Planning, Data Collection, Databases
Chaffee, Ellen Earle; And Others – 1983
Strategies employed by selected, pseudonymous private colleges in dealing with revenue constraints are detailed in case studies. Attention is directed to the adaptation and policies of eleven private liberal arts and three comprehensive colleges in their efforts to recover from rapid decline in total revenues during 1973-1976. Intensive analysis…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Change Strategies, College Administration, College Planning
Ewell, Peter T. – 1983
Guidelines for using questionnaires/findings provided through the Student-Outcomes Information Service (SOIS) are presented. SOIS provides institutional decision-makers with information on student characteristics, backgrounds, attitudes, reasons for making various educational choices, activities, educational plans, occupational choices, and…
Descriptors: Academic Aspiration, Career Choice, College Graduates, College Students
Broyles, Susan G. – 1984
Data on 1982 college and university enrollments and trends for the past few years are presented. Information is provided on enrollment in institutions of higher education by control and level of institution, student sex, and attendance status of student, major field of study, and race/ethnicity. Specific data include: enrollment of first-time…
Descriptors: College Attendance, College Freshmen, Enrollment Trends, Full Time Students
Lester, Linda L. – 1984
This report provides results from a 1982 University of Virginia Committee on Orientation survey designed to assess faculty perceptions of their students' knowledge and use of the university's libraries. Of a total of 1,588 questionnaires mailed to teaching faculty and graduate teaching assistants, 554 (34%) were returned. In analyzing the results,…
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Students, Higher Education, Library Materials
Mitchell, W. Bede, Ed. – 1984
This 1982-83 statistical survey of libraries at four-year colleges and universities, two-year colleges, law libraries and miscellaneous academic institutions in the Pacific Northwest provides relevant data for comparison and inventory purposes. A total of 129 institutions responded to the questionnaire which was administered by the Pacific…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Data Analysis, Higher Education, Interlibrary Loans
Southwest Educational Development Lab., Austin, TX. – 1983
The major part of this report describes the method and findings of a study of work and family life in a sample of 30 Anglo-, Black-, and Mexican-American single-parent (divorced) families. A qualitative approach based on two semistructured interviews with each family was used to explore the effects of workplace policies and social support networks…
Descriptors: Anglo Americans, Blacks, Conferences, Divorce
Gomberg, Irene L.; Atelsek, Frank J. – 1984
Information about faculty who were teaching full time in fall 1982 in English, history, modern languages, and philosophy is reported, based on survey results. Gathered from 2,400 colleges and universities, the data cover gender, ethnic/racial background, academic rank and tenure status, and level of educational attainment. Detailed statistical…
Descriptors: Academic Rank (Professional), Educational Background, English, Ethnic Groups
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