TITLE

Unmasking the Effects of Student Engagement on First-Year College Grades and Persistence

AUTHOR(S)
Kuh, George D.; Cruce, Ty M.; Shoup, Rick; Kinzie, Jillian; Gonyea, Robert M.
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Journal of Higher Education;Sep/Oct2008, Vol. 79 Issue 5, p540
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents research into the relationship between student behaviors and institutional conditions and policies that affect student success. The authors attempt to determine how student engagement impacts first-year academic achievement and the chances of returning for a second year. They also factor race and ethnicity into their methodology. They found that prior academic achievement was the greatest predictor of first-year performance and that student engagement was the next most significant factor.
ACCESSION #
34150209

 

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