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ERIC Number: EJ1045910
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Nov-1
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 52
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ISSN: ISSN-1949-6591
The Role of Facebook in Fostering Transfer Student Integration
Nehls, Kimberly
Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, v51 n4 p392-406 Nov 2014
Persistence of transfer students is greatly influenced by academic and social integration at receiving institutions. The purpose of this study was to examine how transfer students and student affairs professionals used Facebook during the initial transition to campus. Findings from 15 different institutional Facebook groups revealed that transfer students integrated more socially, compared with academically, via social media
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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