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ERIC Number: ED330412
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Pages: 82
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Retention Checklist.
Santa Rita, Emilio
Designed to improve student retention at Bronx Community College (BCC), this workbook is comprised of sets checklists for use by students in evaluating their progress toward a number of academic, personal, and work-related goals. The workbook is divided into five sections, each containing a set of goals and associated checklists. Part I deals with self-knowledge and interpersonal skills and contains six checklists addressing the goals of developing one's unique personal characteristics; physical and mental health; positive self-esteem; listening and expression skills for interpersonal problem solving; effective relationships with peers and adults; and responsibility for oneself. Part II focuses on bonding with BCC and contains six checklists addressing the goals of developing personal and special relationships with counselors, instructors, and academic advisors; developing a sense of pride as a BCC student; and learning to utilize the college's resources. Part III includes 10 checklists dealing with study habits and study skills. Part IV contains seven checklists on life career planning goals, addressing issues of students' interests, abilities, and their understanding of the internal and external factors relevant to achieving career goals. The final section, dealing with work and job satisfaction, includes checklists concerned with choosing and planning for an occupation; developing job-seeking skills; developing necessary workers' traits; and learning to choose optimal work conditions. A goal achievement worksheet, a self-contract for goal implementation, and a list of references are included. (PAA)
Publication Type: Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Bronx Community Coll., NY.