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ERIC Number: EJ1076284
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Feb
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 27
ISSN: ISSN-1521-0251
Matters of Success: A Deliberative Polling Approach to the Study of Student Retention
Brown, Tucker; Kenney, Matthew T.
Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice, v15 n4 p537-550 Feb 2014
In this article, the authors discuss a recent study they carried out at a mid-sized state university that used a polling method called deliberative polling. This type of polling differs from conventional polling in that respondents are polled before and after a deliberative session in which they discuss issues based on pertinent and empirically-grounded information. This method, it is argued, uncovers observations and insights that could prove valuable to improving university retention and graduation rates.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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