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Hoffman, Elin Meyers – College Teaching, 2014
As many as 42% of first and second year students at post-secondary institutions fail to complete their degrees, and of those students, only 15-25% of them drop out due to poor academic performance or for financial reasons. The remainder of them leave college for reasons that are less clear (National Center for Education Statistics 2012). However,…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, College Faculty, Undergraduate Students, Literature Reviews
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Menn, Mindy A. – College Teaching, 2011
Today's undergraduate students are interconnected in more ways than ever before. Cell phones, text messages, Facebook, Twitter, and MySpace all make it possible for individuals to connect with one another in seconds. The interconnectedness among this generation of students makes this demographic ideal for participation in the professional…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Professional Development, Professional Associations, Higher Education
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Hanson, Trudy L.; Drumheller, Kristina; Mallard, Jessica; McKee, Connie; Schlegel, Paula – College Teaching, 2011
This study of time use and entertainment choices of college students used a triangulated approach to discover how college students use and manage their time. From the data we gathered through time diaries, students indicated that the greatest amount of personal time is spent in some form of communication (talking face to face, texting, talking on…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, College Students, Diaries, Written Language