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- transcript 2014; US$ 23.78
Stigmatisierende Medienberichte, Demütigungen durch Pädagogen und abfällige Bemerkungen von Freunden oder Verwandten - all das sind Beispiele für Praktiken sozialer Abwertung, mit denen Hauptschüler tagtäglich konfrontiert werden. Wie kommen sie zustande? Wie werden sie erlebt und verarbeitet? Diese Fragen stehen im Mittelpunkt der Ethnografie von... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 54.00
Praise for Increasing Persistence "What a gem! This is a requisite text for enrollment practitioners, higher education scholars, and progressive public policy makers dedicated to understanding the processes involved in increasing student retention and success rates. The authors' data-focused approach identifies many of the best practices and fundamental... more...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 59.99
Women's schooling is strongly related to child survival and other outcomes beneficial to children throughout the developing world, but the reasons behind these statistical connections have been unclear. In Literacy and Mothering, the authors show, for the more...
- 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...
- Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 259.00
This book examines the nature of the school dropout problem in advanced industrialized countries with the goal of developing a broader, international understanding that can feed into public policy to help improve completion rates worldwide. more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 31.95
Drawing on an extensive study of persistent absentees, their families and their schools, David Galloway explores the prevalence of absence from schools and the underlying causes. He shows that a majority of poor attendees remain at home with their parents' knowledge, and often with their consent, and argues that the disadvantaged circumstances of... more...