ERIC Number: EJ635270
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: 0
Introduction to Special Issue: Using Theory and Research To Improve College Student Retention.
Braxton, John M.
Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice, v3 n1 p1-2 2001-2002
Discusses the focus of this special issue on college student retention and describes the issue's articles, which advance recommendations for institutional action that emanate from theory and research rooted in several different theoretical orientations: organizational, sociological, and psychological. (EV)
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, College Students, Dropout Research, Dropouts, Higher Education, School Holding Power, Student Adjustment, Student Attrition, Student College Relationship, Theory Practice Relationship, Withdrawal (Education)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Note: Special issue titled "Using Theory and Research To Improve College Student Retention," edited by John M. Braxton.