ERIC Number: EJ415166
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1990
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Academic Course for Parents of First-Year Students Impacts Favorably on Student Retention.
Harmon, William W.; Rhatigan, James J.
Journal of the Freshman Year Experience, v2 n1 p85-95 1990
A one-semester, credit-bearing course for parents of Wichita State University freshmen improves retention because parents can help freshmen adjust to the university environment. The course provides information about the institution through monthly articles and cassette audiotapes. Parents receive identification cards and parking decals and may attend events at student rates. (Author/MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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