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  • 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...

  • Leaving Earlyby Mantz Yorke

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 69.95

    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...

  • Women's advancement in Universities, Volume 28, Issue 6by Liz Doherty; Simonetta Manfredi

    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...

  • College Attrition at American Research Universitiesby Joseph C. Hermanowicz

    Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 29.95

    Why do some colleges exhibit higher student attrition than expected? This is the first work to present case studies based on specific institutions; it also adds an important voice from the students themselves on the practical concerns that affect attritio more...

  • Recruitment and Retention of Race Group Students in American Higher Educationby C. Dwayne Wilson; Bernard Lubin; Barbara Below

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2008; US$ 75.00

    This annotated bibliography offers access to literature on the higher education recruitment and retention of six race and ethnic student groups, and organizes that literature based on five underlying commonalities to facilitate decision making about recruitment and retention strategy related issues. more...

  • Improving Student Retention in Higher Educationby Glenda Crosling; Liz Thomas; Margaret Heagney

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 55.95

    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...

  • Dialogues and Addressesby Madame de Maintenon; John J. S.J. Conley

    University of Chicago Press 2007; US$ 27.50

    Born Françoise d'Aubigné, a criminal's daughter reduced to street begging as a child, Madame de Maintenon (1653-1719) made an improbable rise from impoverished beginnings to the summit of power as the second, secret wife of Louis XIV. An educational reformer, Maintenon founded and directed the celebrated academy for aristocratic women... more...

  • How to Recruit and Retain Higher Education Studentsby Tony Cook; Brian S. Rushton

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 48.95

    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...

  • Transitions in Secondary Education in Sub-Saharan Africaby World Bank

    World Bank Publications 2008; US$ 9.99

    This working paper discusses equity and efficiency issues in secondary education transitions in Sub-Saharan Africa. Its main purpose is to identify and analyze national, regional, and local measures that may lead to the development of more efficient and seamless transitions between post-primary education pathways. In most African countries student... more...

  • Creating a Culture for High-Performing Schoolsby Cletus R. Bulach; Fred C. Lunenburg; Les Potter

    R&L Education 2011; US$ 25.99

    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...