ERIC Number: EJ552405
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Prototype Matching and Striving for Future-Selves: Information Management Strategies in the Transition to College.
Brower, Aaron M.
Journal of the Freshman Year Experience & Students in Transition, v9 n1 p7-42 1997
Analyzes the sequence of decisions students make in their transition to college, and finds six distinct time periods in the formal process that students go through. This decision-making process can be described using information management strategies of "prototype-matching" and "striving-for-future-selves." Argues colleges can use this information to more effectively present information and services to students. (Author/MSE)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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