ERIC Number: EJ635274
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
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The Fostering of Social Integration and Retention through Institutional Practice.
Braxton, John M.; McClendon, Shederick A.
Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice, v3 n1 p57-71 2001-2002
Discusses institutional practices that spring from empirically grounded forces that influence students' social integration and retention. Presents 20 recommendations for implementation in 8 domains of institutional practice: academic advising, administrative policies and practices, enrollment management, faculty development, faculty reward system, student orientation programs, residential life, and student affairs programming. (Author/EV)
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, College Programs, College Students, Dropout Research, Dropouts, Higher Education, School Holding Power, Student Adjustment, Student Attrition, Student College Relationship, Theory Practice Relationship, Withdrawal (Education)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Note: Special issue titled "Using Theory and Research To Improve College Student Retention," edited by John M. Braxton.