ERIC Number: EJ608298
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Tinto's Separation Stage and Its Influence on First-Semester College Student Persistence.
Elkins, Susan A.; Braxton, John M.; James, Glenn W.
Research in Higher Education, v41 n2 p251-68 Apr 2000
Explored first- to second-semester persistence of first-time, full-time freshmen (n=411) at a public four-year institution, focusing upon Tinto's concept of separation. The dimensions of (1) support and (2) rejection of attitudes and values were found to influence persistence in a statistically significant way. (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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