Tracer Study 2014 at the State Polytechnic of Sriwijaya

Ariyanti, Indri and Pratama, Demby and Syakdani, Adi and Darmawan, Darmawan (2015) Tracer Study 2014 at the State Polytechnic of Sriwijaya. Proceeding Book Experience with Link and Match in Higher and Vocational Education Results of Tracer Studies Worldwide Exlima 2015. ISSN 2527-9882

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The purpose of the tracer study in State Polytechnic of Sriwijaya (POLSRI) is to determine the existence of graduates; GPA average of graduates who get a job, the waiting period until they get a job for the first time and how much salary of graduates as an employee after graduation from Polytechnic. To obtain the needed information, the project used questionnaire developed by tracer study team consisted of lecturer from 11 study programs at POLSRI and staff from several units such as Quality Assurance Unit (BPM), Job Career and Development Center (JCDC), Center for Improvement and Development of Instructional Activities (P3AI) and Information Center and Public Relation (PIH) Tracer Study team design the questionnaire using QTAFI. The questions are divided into three parts: profile, education history, first job history and last job history. This questionnaire known as Graduate Tracer Study and served as the data-gathering instrument was distributed to graduates using two methods, online and offline. Online method is team distribute the questionnaire via email, mailing list, social media and website. Offline method is team went to city where the graduates works and asked them to fill the questionnaire. This study used quantitative data collection and analysis techniques. The subjects of this study were POLSRI graduates from the year of 2008-2012. The results showed that most of graduates (40,63 %) have a GPA more than 3.01 are accepted as an employee. The findings also revealed that more than 40 percent of graduates working in State Owned Enterprises or Private Enterprises and only 11 percent of graduates work as government employee. It has been found that 46 percent of graduates have had a stable work/career placement after they had been out of the university between 3 and 6 months. From this study we get valuable information about graduates for development each study programs and its results contribute to the accreditation process of institution and study program .

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: tracer study, questionnaire, graduates, accreditation
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HA Statistics
L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: General > Journal
Depositing User: Administrator EPRINTS POLSRI
Date Deposited: 21 Sep 2016 05:50
Last Modified: 19 Dec 2016 07:43

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