ERIC Number: EJ643340
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
Retention, Bonding, and Academic Achievement: Success of a First-Year Seminar.
Starke, Mary C.; Harth, Marshall; Sirianni, Frank
Journal of the First-Year Experience & Students in Transition, v13 n2 p7-35 Fall 2001
Followed the progress of eight cohorts of first-year college students taking an orientation course between 1986 and 1993. Found that, compared to students who did not take the course, they fared significantly better in retention, graduation rate, grade point average, and other satisfaction, participation, and skills measures. (EV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Portions presented at The First-Year Experience Conference and Conference on Student Retention.