ERIC Number: ED464534
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
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Keeping Students in Higher Education: Successful Practices & Strategies for Retention.
Moxley, David; Najor-Durack, Anwar; Dumbrigue, Cecille
This book explores the issues related to dropouts from higher education and presents a guide to identifying problems and developing practical solutions to the problems of retaining students. The chapters of part 1, The Challenge of Retention, are: (1) Keeping Students in Higher Education: A Pathway for Retention; and (2) A Student-Centered Approach to Retention. Part 2, The Institutional Framework of Retention, contains: (3) The Properties of the Institutional Retention Mission; (4) The Retention Assets of Institutions of Higher Education and Their Communities; (5) The Infrastructure of Retention and Student Support; and (6) Student Development and Its Implications for Retention. Part 3, Five Dimensions of Retention Programmes, contains: (7) Dimension 1: The Scope of the Retention Programme; (8) Dimension 2: Sponsorship of the Retention Programme; (9) Dimension 3: The Outreach Function of the Retention Programme; (10) Dimensions 4: Roles of Retention Facilitators; and (11) Dimension 5: The Helping Process in Retention. Part 4, the conclusion, contains a single chapter: (12) Developing the Retention Programme: An Exemplar. (SLD)
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