ERIC Number: EJ635272
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
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Organizational Culture and Student Persistence: Prospects and Puzzles.
Kuh, George D.
Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice, v3 n1 p23-39 2001-2002
Examines five shibboleths (common ideas) about the relationship between campus culture and student persistence. Describes a six-step approach for using the peer group and classroom as key elements in cultivating a success-oriented institutional culture. (Author/EV)
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, College Environment, College Students, Dropout Research, Dropouts, Higher Education, Organizational Theories, School Holding Power, Student Adjustment, Student Attrition, Student College Relationship, Theory Practice Relationship, Withdrawal (Education)
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Note: Special issue titled "Using Theory and Research To Improve College Student Retention," edited by John M. Braxton.