ERIC Number: ED315493
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: N/A
Bucke, Judith, Ed.
Linkages, v4 n1 Spr 1986
This report discusses strategies to increase the retention rate of students in the following Special Programs sponsored by the City University of New York: (1) Search for Education, Elevation and Knowledge (SEEK); (2) the College Discovery Program (CD); and (3) the College Discovery and Development Program (CDDP). Section 1 covers strategies used for high school level students. Section 2 describes strategies used for entering freshmen. Section 3 covers the following special curricula: (1) English as a Second Language; and (2) MAPES (Minority Assistance Program in Engineering and Science). Section 4 presents research approaches to studying retention strategies. Section 5 discusses counseling workshops and practices for the following student groups: (1) single parents; (2) families and significant others; (3) black males; (4) study groups; and (5) high school and college counselors. Section 6 is comprised of responses from Special Programs students. Notes on contributors are included. A copy of an Educational Development Plan is appended, along with 71 references. (JS)
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Black Students, College Bound Students, Compensatory Education, Counseling Techniques, English (Second Language), High Risk Students, High Schools, Higher Education, Mentors, Program Effectiveness, Remedial Instruction, Research Needs, School Holding Power, Special Programs, Undergraduate Students
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: City Univ. of New York, NY. Office of Student Affairs and Special Programs.