ERIC Number: EJ638594
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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The Influence of Learning Communities and 4-H/FFA Participation on College of Agriculture Students' Academic Performance and Retention.
Ball, Anna L.; Garton, Bryan L.; Dyer, James E.
Journal of Agricultural Education, v42 n4 p54-62 2001
In a study of 442 freshmen in an agriculture college, participation in a learning community did not significantly influence achievement or retention for sophomore year. However, those involved in Future Farmers of America or 4-H had higher cumulative grade point averages and higher rates of retention than those not involved. (Contains 20 references.) (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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