ERIC Number: EJ280308
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Apr
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Predicting Voluntary Freshman Year Persistence/Withdrawal Behavior in a Residential University: A Path Analytic Validation of Tinto's Model.
Pascarella, Ernest T.; Terenzini, Patrick T.
Journal of Educational Psychology, v75 n2 p215-26 Apr 1983
Path analysis was used to provide a comprehensive test of the validity of Tinto's causal model of voluntary withdrawal from a postsecondary institution. This study also tests Tinto's hypothesis of compensatory interactions between social and academic integration and between institutional and goal commitment. (Author/PN)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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