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ERIC Number: ED569019
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 219
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: 978-1-3038-7504-5
Success of Developmental Readers: An Examination of Factors Affecting Attrition and Institutional Practices Which Support Retention
O'Brien, Katherine F.
ProQuest LLC, Ph.D. Dissertation, Kent State University
Students who enter higher education requiring reading remediation have poor institutional persistence. This study examined the course success and first-year institutional persistence of six women enrolled in a developmental reading course at a regional campus of a state university. Data sets were comprised of classroom observation, review of academic records, and interviews with students and their instructor. [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:]
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Publication Type: Dissertations/Theses - Doctoral Dissertations
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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