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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2012; US$ 43.99
Retention lingers as a major problem in higher education despite greater accessibility. The second edition of Seidman?s groundbreaking book includes three new chapters to fill information gaps on critical topics: assessment in community colleges, retention theory, and online programs. This book will be of interest to practitioners and classroom... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 29.00
Take an in-depth look at the difficulty in gaining traction at the institutional level in improving student retention and degree completion rates—especially at larger four year institutions where size, complexity, and multiplicity of structures and processes present particular challenges. This volume offers a way for institutional leaders to... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 49.99
Composing Lives in Transition: A Narrative Inquiry into the Experiences of Early School Leavers is structured around ten narrative accounts, each one offering glimpses into the lives of early school leavers from different backgrounds. Framed by the puzzling question of why someone would want to leave school early, the authors worked alongside youths... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 56.95
The official school drop-out figure in the US in recent years has been 25 per cent of the cohort. Estimates from large cities are often double these rates, and in some areas 60 per cent or worse. This text focuses on this problem in US schools, but from an unusual perspective. It is a study gained from in-depth interviews of 100 "stop-outs" - that... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 45.00
Drawing on studies funded by the Lumina Foundation, the nation's largest private foundation focused solely on increasing Americans' success in higher education, the authors revise current theories of college student departure, making the important distinction between residential and commuter colleges and universities, and thereby taking into account... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 34.95
This book describes the fifteen strategies identified through research reviewed by The National Dropout Prevention Center and Network at Clemson University. Each chapter in this book was written by a nationally recognized authority in that field. Research has shown that these 15 strategies have been successfully implemented in all school levels from... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 65.95
Presents the findings of new research into the problem of students dropping-out from their courses, and provides information that will help institutions understand and address the problem. The book clarifies definitions of non-completion, looks at what influences students to leave early, assesses the implications for the institution's performance and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 44.95
Truancy: Short and Long-term Solutions is a practical and accessible guide to dealing with the problem of truancy and non-attendance. It is the first book on the issue to actively focus on solutions to the problem, rather than the causes. Full of practical examples of the latest ways in which schools, teachers, education welfare officers and LEAs... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 199.00
The articles for this e-book were all selected from papers presented at the Fourth European Conference on Gender Equality in Higher Education (HE) which was held in Oxford in the summer of 2005. The conference was aimed at academics and practitioners who share an interest in understanding the processes that disadvantage women in universities, and in... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 42.00
Shows how the cycle of educational alienation can be broken, to enable parents and schools to work together to contribute to children's educational, social and emotional well-being. This book is a useful reading for teachers and trainee teachers, child psychologists, educational psychologists and social workers. more...