Abstract estimates in the literature for within-year retention at 2-year colleges range from 57% to 839% this indicates that a large proportion of students who attend 2-year colleges may not be retained beyond the first semester of their studies. Inquiry-based learning and student retention by shelly marie lamanna l\1ay 2010 a thesis submitted to the department of education and human development of the. The college persistence questionnaire: developing scales to assess student retention and institutional effectiveness a thesis by jacob benjamin lindheimer iii. Institutional factors that contribute to student persistence views from three campuses understanding retention have grown (henderson, 2001) (hossler, ziskin, moore, & wakhungu, 2008), forging a bridge between the theoretical work on student retention and the effectiveness of specific programmatic initiatives has been challenging. For years, our prevailing view of student retention has been shaped by theories that view student retention through the lens of institutional action and ask what institutions can do to retain their students.
To classroom retention by samuel david thornton a thesis submitted in partial fulfillment for the requirements for the degree of master of education in an analysis of tribal college student's backgrounds, motivations, and attitudes: the relationship to classroom retention. The impact of employee benefits as retention strategy in a concept dining student number: x11104333 degree for which thesis is submitted: masters in arts in human resource management retention strategy in a concept dining restaurant chain in india. Mahan, carol ann, student support services: the impact the frequency of services has on the retention and graduation rates of white and students of color (2001) retrospective theses and dissertations 1063.
Academic advising structures that support first-year student success and retention by brett leland mcfarlane a dissertation submitted in partial fulfillment of the. The impact of students' academic and social relationships on college student persistence the impact of students' academic and social relationships on college student persistence (2012)educational administration: theses, dissertations, on student retention, and these factors can be aligned into two main categories –. Dropping out of school and retention, (d) the effectiveness of retention in kindergarten or first grade, (e) gender and retention, (e) english language acquisition and retention, (f) the availability of alternatives to retention, and (g) student performance as a reflection of. I the effects of academic advising on college student development in higher education by kelly pargett a thesis presented to the faculty of the graduate college at. Retaining minority students in higher education educational policy institute 2 the educational policy institute, inc (epi)is a non-profit, non -partisan, and non- governmental organization dedicated to policy-based research on educational opportunity.
The central question of this thesis is: how effective are strategies aimed at promoting student retention in further education (fe) colleagues non-completion is typically the result of combinations of risk factors, including demographic characteristics, financial constraints, students’ motivation, type of course, and students’ experiences of education. Retention can increase the likelihood that a student will drop out of school students who drop out are five times more likely to have been retained than those who graduate (national center for education statistics, 2006. How to increase retention among college students has been researched for more than fifty years the concept of students persisting from semester to semester, year to year, and from entrance to.
Student retention is one of the most important issues facing higher education today with one-third of college students dropping out of school each year, it's a topic universities across the country have noticed, but few have found a workable solution to the problem. Student retention, nicpon et al (2006) found that higher levels of social support relate to greater persistence and fewer feelings of loneliness, but did not relate to academic achievement. This thesis provides a comparison of predictive models for predicting student retention at saint cloud state university the models are trained and tested using a set of features reflecting the readiness of students for college education, their academic capacities, financial situation, and academic results during their freshman year. Retention of doctoral students the aha's committee on graduate education concluded that retention and attrition are extremely important issues for students and for the institution, but found surprisingly little departmental concern about attrition exam and thesis committees play an important role in the student's program having.
Bean and metzner (1985) describe academic factors as student’s primary involvement with the academic process at the college and purports that among non traditional student’s academic factors are less important than environmental factors in influencing retention (metzner and bean, 1987. Adult students: recruitment and retention how to attract and retain adult students is an enduring question for providers of adult education adult students must juggle competing demands on their time from study, family, work, and other commitments their learning goals are often different from those of educational institutions and providers and their needs and aspirations may change during. Abstract of thesis perceptions of support, likelihood of retention, and differences between places of origin among first-generation college students. Student motivation and retention i decided to write most of paper about motivation because motivation is something that is lacking in several of my students in junction city i want to help students develop the motivation to learn math instead of hearing the bad attitude they have developed for mathematics.
“student retention results from a combination of students’ entering characteristics, their commitment to the institution, their commitment to goals, and their academic and social experiences in college”(wynetta, 1999. A study of the factors affecting student retention at king saud university, saudi arabia: structural equation modelling and qualitative methods by saeed abdullah al-dossary a thesis submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of doctor of philosophy university of stirling 2008. How to end the dropout crisis: ten strategies for student retention proven tactics for keeping kids engaged and in school, all the way through high school graduation by roberta furger december 3, 2008 watch an edutopia video about big picture schools 5 raise the academic bar.