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Piecing together the student success puzzle : research, propositions, and recommendations

Author: George D Kuh; Jillian Kinzie; Jennifer A Buckley; Brian K Bridges; John C Hayek; et al
Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : Wiley Subscription Services at Jossey-Bass, ©2007.
Series: ASHE higher education report, v. 32, no. 5.
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Creating the conditions that foster student success in college has never been more important. As many as four-fifths of high school graduates need some form of postsecondary education to be economically self-sufficient and manage the increasingly complex social, political, and cultural issues of the 21st century. But above 40 percent of those who start college fail to earn a degree within 6 or 8 years, an
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Piecing together the student success puzzle.
San Francisco, Calif. : Wiley Subscription Services at Jossey-Bass, c2007
(OCoLC)622392454
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George D Kuh; Jillian Kinzie; Jennifer A Buckley; Brian K Bridges; John C Hayek; et al
ISBN: 9780787997762 0787997765
OCLC Number: 123013011
Description: xiv, 182 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Major theoretical perspectives on student success in college --
Sociological perspectives --
Organizational perspectives --
Psychological perspectives --
Cultural perspectives --
Economic perspectives --
Summary --
The foundation for student success : student background characteristics, precollege experiences, and enrollment patterns --
Student demographics --
Family and peer support --
Academic preparation and motivation to learn --
Enrollment choices and patterns --
Summary --
Student behaviors, activities, and experiences associated with student success --
College activities --
A closer look at engagement in effective educational practices --
Student characteristics --
Summary --
Notes --
Institutional conditions associated with student success --
Structural and organizational characteristics --
Programs and practices --
Summary --
Propositions and recommendations for student success in postsecondary education --
Propositions and recommendations --
Needed research --
A final word --
Appendix A. Note on research methods --
Appendix B. Indicators of student success in postsecondary education.
Series Title: ASHE higher education report, v. 32, no. 5.
Responsibility: George D. Kuh ... [ et al.].

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