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ERIC Number: EJ635275
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-1521-0251
The Psychology Underlying Successful Retention Practices.
Bean, John; Eaton, Shevawn Bogdan
Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice, v3 n1 p73-89 2001-2002
Describes the psychological processes that lead to academic and social integration based on a retention model proposed by the authors. Describes how successful retention programs such as learning communities, freshman interest groups, tutoring, and orientation rely on psychological processes. Four psychological theories form the basis for recommendations: attitude-behavior, coping behavioral (approach-avoidance), self-efficacy, and attribution (locus of control). (EV)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Note: Special issue titled "Using Theory and Research To Improve College Student Retention," edited by John M. Braxton.