ERIC Number: EJ556594
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Students' Sense of Community in Residence Halls, Social Integration, and First-Year Persistence.
Berger, Joseph B.
Journal of College Student Development, v38 n5 p441-52 Sep-Oct 1997
Used concepts from community psychology literature to elaborate a revised version of Tinto's model of individual student departure. Employed a longitudinal analysis of 718 college students. Results indicate that students' sense of community in their residence halls was a source of social integration and a precursor to student departure decisions. (RJM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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