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Chi, Olivia L.; Dow, Aaron W. – Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2014
This study focuses on how matching, a method of preprocessing data prior to estimation and analysis, can be used to reduce imbalance between treatment and control group in regression discontinuity design. To examine the effects of academic probation on student outcomes, researchers replicate and expand upon research conducted by Lindo, Sanders,…
Descriptors: Regression (Statistics), Quasiexperimental Design, Nonparametric Statistics, Academic Probation
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Lombardi, Allison; Rifenbark, Graham G.; Monahan, Jessica; Tarconish, Emily; Rhoads, Christopher – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2020
While peer mentor programs for students with disabilities in higher education are increasing in prevalence, the research examining the effectiveness of these programs remains limited. In this study, the effect of one college peer mentoring program on academic performance at a small, private four-year university was examined. The sample was drawn…
Descriptors: Peer Teaching, Mentors, Students with Disabilities, College Students
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Norhailawati, M.; Handayani, Lina; Kalsum, R. H. U.; Saringat, Zainuri; Aidahani, A.; Bakri, S. H.; Prahmana, Rully Charitas Indra – International Journal of Evaluation and Research in Education, 2019
Social networking web sites is not a new medium for users. The growth of this media helps students communicate and socialize with their friends or followers and used for education. The retention number of students is an issue or real problem in higher educational institutions since it is related to institution overall performance. This research…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Social Media, Computer Mediated Communication, School Holding Power
Mintrop, Heinrich – 2002
This study investigated the effect of probation on individual performance motivation, organizational processes, and patterns of instruction in schools that were on probation for low achievement in Maryland and Kentucky. Findings are based on case studies of 11 schools on probation, 7 in Maryland and 4 in Kentucky, and all 11 schools had high…
Descriptors: Academic Probation, Case Studies, Elementary Education, Low Achievement
Schudde, Lauren; Scott-Clayton, Judith – Center for Analysis of Postsecondary Education and Employment, 2014
The Federal Pell Grant Program is the nation's largest need-based grant program. While students' initial eligibility for the Pell is based on financial need, renewal of the award is contingent on their making satisfactory academic progress (SAP)--meeting minimum academic standards similar to those proposed in models of performance-based…
Descriptors: Grants, Federal Programs, Student Financial Aid, Academic Achievement
Weiss, Michael; Brock, Thomas; Sommo, Colleen; Rudd, Timothy; Turner, Mary Clair – MDRC, 2011
Community colleges across the United States face a difficult challenge. On the one hand, they are "open access" institutions, with a mission to serve students from all backgrounds and at varying levels of college readiness. On the other hand, they must uphold high academic standards in order to maintain accreditation and prepare students…
Descriptors: College Students, Community Colleges, Time Management, Demonstration Programs
Weiss, Michael; Brock, Thomas; Sommo, Colleen; Rudd, Timothy; Turner, Mary Clair – MDRC, 2011
Community colleges across the United States face a difficult challenge. On the one hand, they are "open access" institutions, with a mission to serve students from all backgrounds and at varying levels of college readiness. On the other hand, they must uphold high academic standards in order to maintain accreditation and prepare students…
Descriptors: Test Preparation, Test Wiseness, College Students, Community Colleges
Brooks, Walter L. – 1968
In July 1967, the California State Board of Education set minimum probation standards for junior colleges, providing that (1) students having less than a 2.0 GPA (with 12 or more units attempted) will be put on academic probation, (2) all such students will receive special counseling, and (3) those failing to maintain a 1.75 GPA for three…
Descriptors: Academic Probation, Disqualification, Grade Point Average, Two Year Colleges
Pierog, John J. – 1975
Thirty-six second semester freshmen students on academic probation were matched according to sex, high school class rank, S.A.T. scores, and IQ. They were divided into two groups: control and experimental. Both groups were administered the Survey of Study Habits and Attitudes, after which the experimental group participated in four one-hour study…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Probation, Basic Skills, College Freshmen
Mussano, Frank – 1976
This study examined the effect of on-campus living upon scholastic achievement, dropout rate, and the number of students placed on academic probation, at York College of Pennsylvania. Forty on-campus residents from the l975-76 freshman class were matched with forty off-campus students with regard to age, sex, intelligence, and marital status.…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Probation, College Freshmen, College Housing
MERSON, THOMAS B. – 1966
STATEMENTS OF THE PROBATION AND DISMISSAL POLICIES FOR EACH OF 21 CALIFORNIA JUNIOR COLLEGES ARE ACCOMPANIED BY STATISTICAL DATA SHOWING THE NUMBERS OF STUDENTS AFFECTED BY THE POLICIES, AND--IN SOME CASES--THE EFFECTS OF RAISING THE STATE MINIMUM GRADE POINT AVERAGE FOR GOOD STANDING FROM ITS CURRENT 1.5 TO 2.0. CONCLUDING THAT…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Probation, Disqualification, Policy
Akridge, Sharon A.; Ross, Peter – 1987
Cuyahoga Community College (CCC), Western Campus, has developed an admissions/counseling cooperative program to assist underprepared, probationary, or academically dismissed students to effect positive changes in their educational record and personal lives. The program includes the following components: (1) computer monitoring of students' grades…
Descriptors: Academic Probation, Academic Standards, College Admission, College Environment
Rickabaugh, Karl – 1969
The primary purpose of this study was to begin evaluating the effectiveness of the University of Utah's counseling center's integrated didactic-experiential Efficient Study group treatment. It was also an attempt to provide further evidence concerning the questions of the efficacy of short-term group counseling procedures with academic…
Descriptors: Academic Probation, College Students, Counseling Effectiveness, Group Counseling
Rickabaugh, Karl; And Others – 1969
The relationship between client perceptions and counselor effectiveness in a group setting was examined. An attempt was made to identify client-perceived counselor qualities which are related to outcome (change in grade point average) in a group counseling program designed to effect academic recovery with probationary students. The students,…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Failure, Academic Probation, Adjustment (to Environment)
JONES, EVE – 1967
RESEARCH HAS SHOWN THE RELATIONSHIP OF VISUAL-MOTOR DYSFUNCTIONS TO READING DIFFICULTIES AND SCHOOL FAILURE. THIS STUDY WAS DESIGNED TO IDENTIFY THE EXTENT OF SUCH DYSFUNCTIONS IN SEVERAL GROUPS OF FULL-TIME DAY STUDENTS AND TO ASSESS THE FEASIBILITY OF VISUAL TRAINING AND POSTURE REMEDIATION METHODS FOR STUDENTS ON ACADEMIC PROBATION. WHILE THE…
Descriptors: Academic Probation, Coordination, Lateral Dominance, Perceptual Handicaps
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