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ERIC Number: EJ942286
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Oct
Pages: 18
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 39
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1538-1927
Examining the Retention of Nontraditional Latino(a) Students in a Career-Based Learning Community
Sandoval-Lucero, Elena; Maes, Johanna B.; Chopra, Ritu V.
Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, v10 n4 p299-316 Oct 2011
Learning communities are designed to increase student persistence and academic achievement and are a retention strategy to increase these outcomes for 1st-year college students. This article examines the educational outcomes for a learning community specifically designed for nontraditional Latina(o) students enrolled in a grant-funded program to become bilingual teachers. The learning community model was a grant objective. Student evaluations, retention, and graduation rates were analyzed to examine the effectiveness of the learning community. (Contains 2 tables and 1 note.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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