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ERIC Number: ED547482
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Pages: 164
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: 978-1-2674-5343-3
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Predicators of Success for Undergraduate Students Reinstated after an Academic Dismissal at a Small Midwest Private University Campus
Meador, Ryan E.
ProQuest LLC, Ph.D. Dissertation, Saint Louis University
This study examined students who successfully applied for reinstatement after being academically dismissed for the first time in order to discover indicators of future success. This study examined 666 students' appeals filed at the DeVry University Kansas City campus between 2004 and 2009. Binary logistic regression was used to discover if a relationship existed between the student's ability to return to good standing one year after reinstatement and 10 independent variables: whether the student took responsibility for the actions that caused the academic dismissal, the student's age when dismissed, the number of credit hours the student took during each of the three semesters following reinstatement, the percent of the degree completed, whether the student earned a high school diploma or a general education diploma (G.E.D.), the student's cumulative grade point average (CGPA), need for either English or mathematics developmental courses, the time elapsed between dismissal and reinstatement, and the student's sex. The analysis was conducted with five groups; the first included all students in the study population and the other four divided students by academic program: engineering technology, business, information systems, and network management. For the all students group, statistically significant results were found for responsibility, total number of enrolled credit hours during the second and third semesters after return from academic dismissal, the percent of the degree completed and the student's CGPA. For engineering technology, responsibility, total number of enrolled credit hours on return from academic dismissal, whether the student had a high school diploma, the student's CGPA and the student's sex were statistically significant. The business group had one variable with significant results, percent of the degree completed. For information systems students, significant results were computed for responsibility, total number of enrolled credit hours during the second and third semester after return from academic dismissal, and the percent of the degree completed. Significant results for network management students included responsibility, total number of enrolled credit hours during the second and third semester after return from academic dismissal, percent of the degree completed, the student's CGPA, and the need for English and mathematics development courses. [The dissertation citations contained here are published with the permission of ProQuest LLC. Further reproduction is prohibited without permission. Copies of dissertations may be obtained by Telephone (800) 1-800-521-0600. Web page: http://www.proquest.com/en-US/products/dissertations/individuals.shtml.]
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Publication Type: Dissertations/Theses - Doctoral Dissertations
Education Level: High School Equivalency Programs; High Schools; Adult Education; Secondary Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Kansas