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ERIC Number: EJ631392
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-1046-3364
Examining College Developmental Learners' Reasons for Persisting in College: A Longitudinal Retention Study.
Valeri-Gold, Maria; Kearse, Wendy; Deming, Mary P.; Errico, Maryann; Callahan, Carol
Research and Teaching in Developmental Education, v17 n2 p27-40 Spr 2001
Presents results from a longitudinal study of 23 college developmental students, who were surveyed regarding their educational needs and objectives. Recommends that colleges: (1) create a student advisement center with academic counselors; (2) require that all incoming freshmen enroll in learning experience courses; and (3) schedule a monthly faculty and student mentoring meeting to promote retention. Survey is appended. (Contains 37 references.) (NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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