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Keeping Students in Higher Education Successful Practices and Strategies for Retention

ISBN-10: 0749430885

ISBN-13: 9780749430887

Edition: 2001

Authors: David Moxley, Cecille Dumbrigue, Anwat Najor-Durack

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Description:

This text examines the issues surrounding student drop-outs and presents a practical guide to identifying reasons for drop out and developing solutions to the problem of retaining students in higher education.
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Book details

List price: $64.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 7/1/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Dedication
Introduction: the practice of retention
The Challenge of Retention
Keeping students in higher education: a pathway for retention
A student-centred approach to retention
The Institutional Framework of Retention
The properties of the institutional retention mission
The retention assets of institutions of higher education and their communities
The infrastructure of retention and student support
Student development and its implications for retention
Five Dimensions of Retention Programmes
Dimension 1: The scope of the retention programme
Dimension 2: Sponsorship of the retention programme
Dimension 3: The outreach function of the retention programme
Dimension 4: Roles of retention facilitators
Dimension 5: The helping process in retention
Conclusion
Developing the retention programme: an exemplar
Index