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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, including Tinto's, making the important distinction between residential and commuter colleges and universities, and thereby... 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$ 25.99
This book describes a comprehensive school reform approach that reduces resistance to school reform and increases the likelihood of creating a caring learning community. Creating a "high-performing" school is an organizational approach to school reform that creates a distinctly different school culture and climate than can be found in existing schools.... 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$ 60.95
Recent school drop-out figures in the US average at least 25 per cent. This text, based on interviews with school leavers who later returned to school, asks four basic questions: who drops out?; why did they drop out?; what made them return?; and what will prevent the drop-out in the first place? more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 48.95
This is an invaluable resource for academic staff, administrators and policy makers involved in student recruitment and improving student retention in HE. It offers practical advice on how universities can reach out into the community and influence the expectations of prospective students so that they are better able to make sensible decisions about... more...
- W. Bertelsmann Verlag 2014; US$ 27.91
Retention, die Bindung der erfolgsentscheidenden Mitarbeiter, ist eine Schlüsselaufgabe von Unternehmen in Zeiten des Fachkräftemangels. Nach einem Überblick erarbeiten die Autoren ein analytisches und praktikables Vorgehensmodell für das strategische und das operative Retentionmanagement. Fachleute im Personalmarketing und Führungskräfte erhalten... 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...