ERIC Number: EJ635273
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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The Depiction of Significant Others in Tinto's "Rites of Passage": A Reconceptualization of the Influence of Family and Community in the Persistence Process.
Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice, v3 n1 p41-56 2001-2002
Theorizes about interrelations between "rites of passage" in Tinto's (1993) Student Integration Model, and support from significant others in Nora and Cabrera's (1996) Student Adjustment Model. Depicts how both sets of factors impact social and academic experiences and integration, commitment levels to attainment of an educational goal and to an institution, and decision to drop out or remain enrolled. Contains appendixes and references. (EV)
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, College Students, Dropout Research, Dropouts, Family Relationship, Higher Education, School Holding Power, Significant Others, Student Adjustment, Student Attrition, Student College Relationship, Theory Practice Relationship, Withdrawal (Education)
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