Student attrition in a community college: A preliminary study
Tags: COLLEGE dropouts
- College dropout rate reaches record high. Long, Cynthia D. // Academe;Sep/Oct96, Vol. 82 Issue 5, p8
Reports on the increase in the percentage of college dropouts in the United States, since 1983.
- Physics enrollments continue to fall. // Physics Today;May96, Vol. 49 Issue 5, p63
Reports on the 21% decrease in first year enrollments in United States (US) physics graduate programs based on a survey. Where most dropouts occurred; Number of masters degrees awarded in 1995; Where copies of the 1995 Enrollments can be obtained.
- Terminal excess. Geier, Thom // U.S. News & World Report;5/06/96, Vol. 120 Issue 18, p18
Reports that the number of students dismissed for poor academic performance more than doubled at New York's Alfred University in 1996. Investigation which revealed that 43 percent of the washouts had shown abusive patterns of computer usage, logging long hours on the Internet.
- The retention of freshman students: An examination of the assumptions, beliefs, and perceptions... Braunstein, Andrew; McGrath, Michael // College Student Journal;Jun97, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p188
Examines the assumptions, beliefs and perceptions regarding freshmen retention held by college administrators and faculty in the United States. Utilization of process of data collection and analysis known as triangulation; Difference of views on addressing retention issues.
- Is all retention good? An empirical study. Rummel, Amy; Acton, Dan; Costello, Stephanie; Pielow, Gillan // College Student Journal;Jun99, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p241
Examines the possibility that some college student attrition from highest institutions is a positive occurrence for both the student and the university. Variety in reasons behind student attribution; Academic success of some students exiting universities; Need for a stronger targeted retention...
- ADVISING AT-RISK STUDENTS IN COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY SETTINGS. Heisserer, Dana L.; Parette, Phil // College Student Journal;Mar2002, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p69
The importance of intrusive advising at-risk college and university students (i.e., students who: are ethnic minorities, are academically disadvantaged, have disabilities, are of low socioeconomic status, and are probationary students) has been repeatedly emphasized in the professional...
- A Longitudinal Comparison of Minority and Nonminority College Dropouts: Implications for Retention Improvement Programs. Rugg, Edwin A. // Personnel & Guidance Journal;Dec82, Vol. 61 Issue 4, p232
Compares the dropout patterns of minority and nonminority college students and its implications for the retention improvement programs in the U.S. Dismissal dropout frequencies; Differences in the timing of student attrition; Relationship between voluntary discontinuance and academic performance.
- Precollege programs: A contributing factor to university student retention. Simmons, Ron // Journal of Developmental Education;Spring94, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p42
Discusses the University of Virginia's precollege preparation programs as part of its efforts to increase student retention. Problems of high dropout rates; Program features.
- Correlates of College Retention and GPA: Learning and Study Strategies, Testwiseness, Attitudes, and ACT. Kern, Carolyn W.; Fagley, Nancy S.; Miller, Paul M. // Journal of College Counseling;Spring98, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p26
Focuses on the correlation between retention and grade point average of students in the United States. Enumeration of factors related to college success; Provision of educational opportunities to students; Factors affecting the success in college.