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ERIC Number: EJ486645
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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ISSN: ISSN-0271-9517
Retention, Academic Success, and Progress among Adult, Returning Students: A Comparison of the Effects of Institutional and External Factors.
Shields, Nancy
NACADA Journal, v14 n1 p13-24 Spr 1994
A study investigated the retention, academic success, and progress of 97 returning adult university students, assessing the effects of background characteristics, goals and commitments, interaction within the institution, and external factors. Interaction within the institution in the form of academic advising was found to have the most significant impact on retention. (Author/MSE)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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