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Observations 2008-2009

Observations is an annual publication that answers questions frequently asked about the College's programs and services, staff, classes, students, and student outcomes. Below is a table of contents showing what can be found in each section. To download and save, click on the title of the section.

Observations, 2008-2009

Observations Issue

Cover(PDF)

Table of Contents

Introduction(PDF)

  • Table of Contents
  • Foreward, Acknowledgements, Technical Notes

Chapter 1 - Our Community(PDF)

  • Service Area
  • Residency and Zip Codes
  • Ethnicity
  • Participation Rates by Ethnicity
    Participation Rates by High School

Chapter 2 - Student and Enrollment Trends(PDF)

  • Credit Students
    • Gender
    • Age
    • Ethnicity
    • Citizenship
    • Education Level
    • Educational Goal
    • Full-time/Part-time
  • Enrollments in Day & Evening Classes

Chapter 3 - New PCC Students(PDF)
  • First-time College Students
    • Residency Status
    • Gender
    • Age
    • Ethnicity
    • Citizenship
    • Education Level
    • Educational Goal

Chapter 4 - Noncredit Students(PDF)
  • Total Students
  • Mailing Address
  • Programs
    • Gender
    • Age
    • Ethnicity
    • Citizenship

Chapter 5 - Special Populations(PDF)
  • Athletes
  • Disabled Student Programs and Services
  • Extended Opportunity Programs and Services
  • Financial Aid
  • International Students
  • Veterans

Chapter 6 - Grades, Success, and Retention(PDF)

  • Grade Distribution
    • Gender
    • Age
    • Ethnicity
    • Division
    • Vocational Courses
  • GPA
  • Division
  • Course Type
  • Vocational Courses

Chapter 7 - Student Outcomes(PDF)

  • Units
  • Credit Ratio
  • Probation Status
  • Probation Type
  • Persistence
  • Basic Skills Improvement
  • Success in Vocational Courses

Chapter 8 - Degrees Certificates and Transfers(PDF)

  • Degrees and Certificates
    • Gender
    • Age
    • Ethnicity
  • Certificate Programs
  • Degrees and Certificates by Community College
  • Transfers

Chapter 9 - Course Offerings and Enrollment(PDF)

  • Sections, Seats, and Enrollments
  • Course Sections
  • Basic Skills Enrollment
  • Basic Skills Enrollment of First-time Students

Chapter 10 - Fall Student Survey(PDF)

  • Methodology
  • Evaluation of PCC
  • Instruction at the College
  • Engagement in the Classroom
  • Usage of Support Services
  • Satisfaction with Support Services

Chapter 11 - Faculty/ Staff/ Administration(PDF)

  • Employees

    • Gender
    • Ethnicity

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