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Barton, Andrew; Donahue, Christiane – Journal of General Education, 2009
First-year seminars have become common at liberal arts and other colleges across the United States. An accumulating body of research appears to demonstrate that this curricular element is associated with increased retention of students and is positively correlated with graduation rates, student adjustment and involvement, student satisfaction,…
Descriptors: First Year Seminars, Graduation Rate, Student Adjustment, Program Effectiveness