ERIC Number: ED316611
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: N/A
Black Student Retention in Higher Education. Proceedings of the National Conference (3rd, Tampa, Florida, November 1-4, 1987). Conference Agenda and Abstracts of Papers.
Florida A and M Univ., Tallahassee.
This document for participants comprises the agenda and abstracts of papers to be presented at the third national conference on the retention of black college students. The conference will offer 4 general sessions, 6 special sessions, 31 concurrent sessions, and several special activities. A total of 130 presenters will present abstracts of select papers. The following key topics will be explored in roundtables: (1) outreach/precollegiate programs; (2) public policy; (3) academic skills; (4) administrative support; (5) articulation/secondary-junior college; (6) instructional techniques; (7) counseling/academic advisement; (8) black students on white campuses; (9) tutorials/support systems; (10) coping mechanisms; (11) motivation/performance standards; (12) testing/assessment; (13) freshman year/orientation programs; (14) teacher effectiveness; (15) the black college experience; (16) reclaiming dropouts; (17) mentoring/role models; and (18) 13 college curriculum programs. Special sessions will include presentations of the Strategic Learning Systems Method and the Thirteen-College Curriculum Program, and two sessions featuring student speakers. Biographies of the main speakers, conference schedules, and brief abstracts of 130 papers are included. (FMW)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Florida A and M Univ., Tallahassee.
Note: For related documents, see UD 027 294-300.