ERIC Number: ED296671
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
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Black Student Retention in Higher Education.
Lang, Marvel, Ed.; Ford, Clinita A., Ed.
This collection focuses on problems in the recruitment, enrollment and retention of Blacks in higher education in America. The following chapters are provided: "The Black Student Retention Problem in Higher Education: Some Introductory Perspectives" (Marvel Lang); "Early Acceptance and Institutional Linkages in a Model Program of Recruitment, Retention, and Timely Graduation from Medical School" (Arthur Culbert); "Retention of Disadvantaged Students (RODS): A Pathway to Professionalism" (Joann Blake, Mary Lott, and Alexander L. Brown); "The Black Collegian Advisement Program at Kennesaw College: A Comprehensive Black Student Retention Model" (Diane White Wilkerson); "Recruiting and Retaining Black Students: A Plan That Works" (Simon O. Johnson); "Counseling, Advising and Mentoring as Retention Strategies for Black Students in Higher Education" (Rosie Cheatham Mickey); "Using Paraprofessionals as a Retention Resource" (William Allen); "Group Work as a Teaching Strategy in Black Student Retention in Higher Education" (Anne Kopp Hyman); "Coping Ability as a Predictor of Academic Achievement among Selected Black College Students: A Case Study" (Delores Bolden Stamps); and "An Explanatory Model of Grade Performance and Attrition in Intermediate Accounting I" (Louella Moore). References are given at the end of each chapter, and an index is provided. (KM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Advising, Accounting, Black Students, College Students, Coping, Higher Education, Medical Education, School Holding Power, Student Recruitment, Teaching Methods
Charles C Thomas, Publisher, 2600 South First St., Springfield, IL 62794-9265 ($24.75).
Publication Type: Books; Opinion Papers
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