ERIC Number: ED316612
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).
Florida A and M Univ., Tallahassee.
This document presents the proceedings of a third national conference on the retention of black college students. The conference was comprised of 4 general sessions, 6 special sessions, 31 concurrent sessions, and several special activities. A total of 130 presenters presented abstracts of selected papers. The following key topics were 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 included presentations of the Strategic Learning Systems Method and the Thirteen-College Curriculum Program, and two sessions featured student speakers. Transcriptions of the main speeches, conference schedules, and brief abstracts of the 130 papers are included. Summaries of conference attendance and evaluation data and rosters of the conference staff, program participants, and registrants are appended. (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.