Retaining Minority Students in Higher Education A Framework for Success

ISBN-10: 0787972479

ISBN-13: 9780787972479

Edition: 2003

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Description: In the last decade, the rates of enrollment and retention of many students of colour have declined. Access and completion rates for African American, Hispanic, and Native American students have always lagged behind white and Asian students, as have those for low-income students and students with disabilities.

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Book details

Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/30/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 128
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Postsecondary Opportunity
The Growing Importance of a College Degree
Moving from Access to Success
Diagnosis by the Numbers: The Education Pipeline for Racial and Ethnic Minorities
Diversity 101: Affirmative Action in America
Why Students Leave College
Models of Student Progression
Factors Related to Retention
A Framework for Retention
A New Perspective on Student Integration
Three Forces Affecting Student Persistence and Achievement
The Model in Practice
Practical Implications of the Geometric Model
A Framework for Student Retention
Monitoring Students' Progress
Implementation and Leadership
Important Organizational Considerations in Developing an
Institution-Wide Retention Program Implementing Campus-Wide Programs
The Importance of Leadership on Student Retention
Final Thoughts
Promising College Student Retention Programs
Annotated
Bibliography
References
Name Index
Subject Index
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