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- 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...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 29.00
Student departure is a long-standing problem to colleges and universities. Approximately 45 percent of students enrolled in two-year colleges depart during their first year, and approximately one out of four students departs from a four-year college or university. The authors advance a serious revision of Tinto's popular interactionalist theory to... more...
- R&L Education 2011; US$ 48.99
A high performing school is described as one where student achievement is high and student and teacher absenteeism is low. Student behavior is such that teachers seldom have to control them or tell them what to do. This results in greater time on task, higher teacher morale, low teacher absenteeism, and improved parental support. One other distinctive... more...
- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1997; US$ 18.75
L'université se féminise; les adultes y découvrent un instrument de promotion sociale et de perfectionnement; les jeunes n'y constituent plus un groupe homogène. Voilà autant de repères permettant de comprendre l'évolution récente des effectifs étudiants des universités québécoises.... 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 45.95
How to Recruit and Retain Higher Education Students is an invaluable resource for academic staff, administrators and policy makers involved in student recruitment and improving student retention. It offers practical advice on how universities can influence the expectations of prospective students, allowing them to make sensible decisions about careers,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 51.95
Improving Student Retention in Higher Education provides a practical, curriculum-based response to the current situation in higher education, where participating students emanate from a range of backgrounds; international and lower socioeconomic backgrounds, mature aged students, students with disabilities as well as those for whom higher education... more...
- Stylus Publishing 2010; US$ 23.99
Given that first-generation students comprise over 40% of incoming freshmen, increasing their retention and graduation rates can dramatically increase an institutions overall retention and graduation rates. This book provides administrators with a plan of action to create the awareness necessary for meaningful long-term change, sets out a campus... 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...