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Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research

Survey

2006

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Western Educational Longitudinal Study (Wels): Fall, 2005 Baseline Survey Of In-Coming Transfers, Gary (Gary Russell) Mckinney, Richard Bulcroft, Sara Jones, Linda D. (Linda Darlene) Clark Apr 2006

Western Educational Longitudinal Study (Wels): Fall, 2005 Baseline Survey Of In-Coming Transfers, Gary (Gary Russell) Mckinney, Richard Bulcroft, Sara Jones, Linda D. (Linda Darlene) Clark

Office of Survey Research

The survey questions for the transfer student WELS were developed similarly to the previous WELS surveys. WELS researchers contacted various departments and individuals at Western to discuss information they needed about Western's transfer students. Additionally, WELS researchers conducted a focus group of transfer students in order to obtain insight into the transfer student population at Western and identify areas where transfer students differed from the rest of the Western population. Some questions were chosen to parallel previous WELS surveys. Transfer students were asked questions on a variety of topics including previous educational experiences, transfer student orientation, expectations about their ...


First-Time, In-Coming Transfers And Freshmen: A Comparison Of Survey Findings, Richard Bulcroft, Joseph E. Trimble, Gary (Gary Russell) Mckinney Apr 2006

First-Time, In-Coming Transfers And Freshmen: A Comparison Of Survey Findings, Richard Bulcroft, Joseph E. Trimble, Gary (Gary Russell) Mckinney

Office of Survey Research

This report presents Western Educational Longitudinal Study (WELS) findings from three surveys: 1) the baseline survey of first-time, in-coming transfers administered in the summer and early fall of 2005; 2) the baseline survey of first-time, in-coming freshmen administered in the summer and early fall of 2003; and 3) the follow-up survey of fall, 2003, freshmen, including those who did and who did not take the WELS baseline survey in the spring of 2005.