ERIC Number: EJ848473
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 2
Beyond Retention: A Comprehensive Approach to the First College Year
Alexander, Julie S.; Gardner, John N.
About Campus, v14 n2 p18-26 May-Jun 2009
Though many institutions provide an a la carte approach to the first year, Julie Alexander and John Gardner argue that meeting the needs of first-year students requires a cohesive strategic action plan. Here is their practical framework for mapping and developing such a plan.
Descriptors: School Holding Power, Strategic Planning, College Freshmen, Student Needs, Models, Institutional Mission, Accreditation (Institutions), Educational Assessment, Intercollegiate Cooperation
Jossey-Bass. Available from John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 111 River Street, Hoboken, NJ 07030-5774. Tel: 800-825-7550; Tel: 201-748-6645; Fax: 201-748-6021; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/browse/?type=JOURNAL
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; Two Year Colleges
Authoring Institution: N/A