ERIC Number: EJ465849
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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Academic Advising, Retention, and Transfer.
King, Margaret C.
New Directions for Community Colleges, n82 p21-31 Sum 1993
Stresses the central role of academic advising in student retention. Reviews Tinto's model of retention stressing the importance of student academic and social integration. Describes studies demonstrating the predictive validity of integration for retention, and identifying attitudinal and behavioral correlates of attrition. Reviews obstacles to student transfer and impact of advisement on transfer. (PAA)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Advising, College Transfer Students, Community Colleges, Faculty Advisers, Models, Participation, School Holding Power, Student Adjustment, Student Attitudes, Student Behavior, Student Participation, Two Year College Students, Two Year Colleges
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