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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Wesley R Habley; Jennifer L Bloom; Steven B Robbins
|Description:||xxxiv, 475 pages ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||Defining, refining perspectives on student success --
Overview of theoretical perspectives on student success --
The demographic challenge --
Public and private benefits of college --
Retention or recruitment : Examining the return on investment --
Institutional culture and student engagement --
Academic preparation --
Psychosocial characteristics --
Career development --
Assessing the impact of academic, psychosocial, and career development factors on college student success --
Historical perspective on what works in student retention --
Assessment and course placement --
Development education initiatives --
Academic advising --
First-year transition programs --
Expanding the retention framework : Implications for public and institutional policy --
Creating a student success culture --
Leading the campus to student success --
What works in student retention, 2004 survey --
What works in student retention?
|Responsibility:||Wesley R. Habley, Jennifer L. Bloom, Steve Robbins.|
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.
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