ERIC Number: EJ655975
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Explaining Academic Progress via Combining Concepts of Integration Theory and Rational Choice Theory.
Beekhoven, S.; De Jong, U.; Van Hout, H.
Research in Higher Education, v43 n5 p577-600 Oct 2002
Compared elements of rational choice theory and integration theory on the basis of their power to explain variance in academic progress. Asserts that the concepts should be combined, and the distinction between social and academic integration abandoned. Empirical analysis showed that an extended model, comprising both integration and rational choice theory, provided the best explanation of academic progress. (EV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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