Part One (30%): Admissions Directors play a critical role with statistical data and university services. Using this descriptive data university programs can maintain compliance with grants, contracts, and accreditation. Using the information provided on admissions and college recruitment, identify the role research plays with university program development.
Identify the professional characteristics required for the job title College Admissions Director. Next
discuss 4 social work skills that compliment this position and how. 5 points
List the 4 variables college admissions track. Label the variables as the dependent and independent variable. 5 points
Identify 2 categories research purpose an admissions counselor can implement and how:
Describe your research design and why (admissions counselors can use) 10 points
Identify 2 research questions – 10 points
Describe a methodology design AND which sampling design to use. Discuss if the sample is nonprobability or probability and why this sample size was selected. 15 points
Identify how your data will be compared using Tendencies of Central Frequencies, percentages, etc.
Research can involve two levels: Scientific processing for 6-months or longer to evaluate program services or address a specific problem. The other may involve managing data to monitor quarterly reports and access funding (grants). In the space below respond to the following scenario in the role of iAMFAM Program Director (fake program).
The iAMFAM Program provides direct services for students who receive funding under the McKenny Vento Act (Homeless). Specifically, this program assists students with housing, financial aid, academic resources, and navigating through college challenges. Currently there are 175 students in the iAMFAM Program. You are aware if students answer “yes” to line item 18 on the financial aid application they automatically qualify for iAMFAM. Admissions review all applications and financial aid has access to line item 18.
You currently have one full time Program Case Manager and you are in need of funding to assist students with navigating through college. You have reached out to the President’s Office and received a response……Please submit proposals to fund your request to increase capacity to service 350 students per year, staffing for 3 case managers, and 1 administrator.
In the space below, (1) identify the role admissions, financial aid, campus resources will play with developing the justification for funding, (2) discuss and describe the use of basic statics to assess your data AND give 3 examples***Chapters 1-4*****, and (3) discuss how you will utilize quantitative and qualitative data to track 4 specific variables for one year. 35 points
Part 2 (60%): Students are to read: Research Study Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) AND answer the following questions.
State the design method used, sample design, and three major themes. 15 points
In a minimum of 15 sentences summarize the literature review. 10 points
State the purpose of the study (three specific purposes) 10 points
In the section Participants, describe in detail this section. I am specifically looking for detailed information: number of participants, who, connection with the population, and description of the chart. 10 points
Using the Participant Charts, describe in percentages, the number men vs women, tenured vs nontenured, and rank. 10 points
Describe in detail the procedures to implement the design 10 points
In 10 sentences discuss methods implimented to maintain credibility 10 points
From the study, summarize (15 sentences min.) the implications and recommendations 10 points
Given your understanding social work skills are transferable. In the space below consider a response for the following scenario.
You were recently promoted to university recruitment and retention program (graduate school). You are working with the university faculty to expand the Counseling Program. You are preparing to discuss the counseling program with the Dean, Dpt. Chair, and Admissions. (1) Based on this article discuss the statistical data you may present at the meeting. (2) You then request to take the next year to research the counseling program. **Describe how you would present your research design, research question, sampling, and how to structure your research VARIABLES SEAKING TO MEASURE.
Total points Part 1 (40%): Total points Part 2(60%): Total points earned: