ERIC Number: EJ618295
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
Taking Retention Seriously: Rethinking the First Year of College.
NACADA Journal, v19 n2 p5-9 Fall 1999
Describes efforts colleges should be making to promote student retention, especially for first-year students. Learning communities are needed to connect students, faculty members, and staff to involve them actively in shared learning activities. Academic advising must be an integral part of the first-year experience. (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Academic Persistence, College Freshmen, Faculty Advisers, Higher Education, Learning, School Holding Power
National Academic Advising Association Executive Office, Kansas State University, 2323 Anderson Avenue, Suite 226, Manhattan, KS 66502-2912. Tel: 785-532-5717; Fax: 785-532-7732. Web site: www.ksu.edu/nacada.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Keynote address at the Annual Conference of the National Academic Advising Association (Denver, CO, 1999).