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  • The First Generation Student Experienceby Jeff Davis

    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 institution’s 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...

  • The Children of Londonby A. Susan Williams; Patrick Ivin; Caroline Morse; Bee Serota

    Institute of Education Press 2012; US$ 33.00

    This book charts for the first time the development of the school attendance service and the Care Committees, a system of volunteers providing poor children with school dinners, clothing and medical care. more...

  • Staying or Leaving the Courseby Veronica McGivney

    NIACE 2003; US$ 22.95

    This book explores the continuing challenges of retention and non-completion rates in further and higher education and the implications of having an expanding and more diverse student population. more...

  • Schools & Persistent Absenteesby D. Galloway

    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...

  • Leaving School and Starting Workby Ethel Venables; Jack Kahn

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 31.95

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  • Hauptschülerby Stefan Wellgraf

    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...

  • Understanding and Reducing College Student Departureby John M. Braxton; Amy S. Hirschy; Shederick A. McClendon

    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...

  • College Students in the United Statesby Kristen A. Renn; Robert D. Reason

    Wiley 2012; US$ 48.00

    College Students in the United States accounts for contemporary and anticipated student demographics and enrollment patterns, a wide variety of campus environments and a range of outcomes including learning, development, and achievement. Throughout the book, the differing experiences, needs, and outcome of students across the range of “traditional”... more...

  • Increasing Persistenceby Wesley R. Habley; Jennifer L. Bloom; Steve Robbins

    Wiley 2012; US$ 54.00

    What really works in student retention? Increasing Persistence offers a compendium on college student persistence that bridges the gaps between theory, research, and successful practice. Anchored by ACT, Inc.?s 2010 What Works in Student Retention survey of 1,100 colleges and universities, which provides insights on the causes of attrition and... more...

  • Truancy and Schoolsby Ken Reid

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 67.95

    At present about one million pupils truant from their schools on a daily basis and this book examines why they do it. The numerous reasons for truanting discussed are: * disadvantageous home backgrounds * problems with settling in socially at school * poor performance in school * experiencing bullying in school * not coping with the transition... more...