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  • Reframing Retention Strategy for Institutional Improvementby David H. Kalsbeek

    Wiley 2013; US$ 29.00

    Take an in-depth look at the difficulty in gaining traction atthe institutional level in improving student retention and degreecompletion rates—especially at larger four year institutionswhere size, complexity, and multiplicity of structures andprocesses present particular challenges. This volume offers a way for institutional leaders to betterfocus... more...

  • Composing Lives in Transitionby D. Jean Clandinin; Pam Steeves; Vera Caine

    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...

  • Rethinking College Student Retentionby John M. Braxton; William R. Doyle; Harold V. Hartley; Amy S. Hirschy; Willis A. Jones; Michael K. McLendon

    Wiley 2013; US$ 45.00

    Drawing on studies funded by the Lumina Foundation, the nation'slargest private foundation focused solely on increasing Americans'success in higher education, the authors revise current theories ofcollege student departure, including Tinto's, making the importantdistinction between residential and commuter colleges anduniversities, and thereby taking... more...

  • Applying the College Completion Agenda to Practiceby Katherine L. Hughes; Andrea Venezia

    Wiley 2014; US$ 29.00

    This volume profiles some of the innovative reforms communitycollege practitioners are engaged in, focusing on supportingstudents through to graduation. While much has been written at thefederal and state levels about the need to improve studentcompletion rates, this volume translates that imperative intoaction at the campus level. It presents the... more...

  • Talking About Leavingby Elaine Seymour

    Westview Press 2008; US$ 36.99

    This intriguing book explores the reasons that lead undergraduates of above-average ability to switch from science, mathematics, and engineering majors into nonscience majors. Based on a three-year, seven-campus study, the volume takes up the ongoing national debate about the quality of undergraduate education in these fields, offering explanations... more...

  • Caring For Kidsby Rodney R Cocking; Richard J. Altenbaugh; David E. Engel; Don T. Martin

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 60.95

    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...

  • Best Practices to Help At-Risk Learnersby Franklin Schargel

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95

    This book presents 46 research-based tools, worksheets, and resources which have been field-tested at schools and dropout prevention programs across the country. For teachers, administrators, counselors, and special educators who work with at-risk learners, it helps you apply the Fifteen Strategies identified by The National Dropout Prevention Center... more...

  • Strategies to Help Solve Our School Dropout Problemby Franklin Schargel; Jay Smink

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95

    This book will help you reduce the number of young adults who leave school without completing a high school program. These successfully proven strategies were identified through research conducted by The National Dropout Prevention Center at Clemson University. more...

  • Helping Students Graduateby Franklin Schargel; Jay Smink

    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...

  • Dropout Prevention Fieldbookby Franklin Schargel

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 34.95

    Reduce your school's dropout rate, help improve teaching and learning, and develop stronger relationships with parents and the community. This book showcases the collected efforts of dedicated educators from across the country, selected and presented by one of today's leading experts in dropout prevention, Franklin Schargel. Easily indexed according... more...