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ERIC Number: EJ1055303
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Oct
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1941-3432
An Examination of the Impact of Early Intervention on Learning Outcomes of At-Risk Students
Zhang, Yi; Fei, Qiang; Quddus, Munir; Davis, Carolyn
Research in Higher Education Journal, v26 Oct 2014
This research examines the effectiveness of early intervention on academic success for at-risk students. An intervention program is implemented in a minority serving public university by providing counseling and advising to academically at-risk students. Student performance is monitored and evaluated to explore whether early intervention impacts the likelihood of success for at-risk students. Adopting the matching sample method, our preliminary results show that at-risk students who receive additional advising are more likely to pass the course than those who don't receive such advising. We also find that student's prior GPA and gender have a statistically significant impact on students' eventual academic performance. These results provide further evidence that early intervention strategies can be effective in improving student success.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Texas
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