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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • College dropouts -- Prevention

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index

Statementedited by Glenda Crosling, Liz Thomas and Margaret Heagney
ContributionsCrosling, Glenda M. 1950-, Thomas, Liz, Heagney, Margaret
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLC148.15 .I48 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 188 p. ;
Number of Pages188
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17255535M
ISBN 100415399211, 0415399203
ISBN 109780415399210, 9780415399203
LC Control Number2007019054

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Book Description. Improving Student Retention in Higher Education provides a practical, curriculum-based response to the current situation in higher education, where participating students emanate from a range of backgrounds; international and lower socioeconomic backgrounds, mature aged students, students with disabilities as well as those for whom higher education is the first family experience. Improving Student Retention in Higher Education provides a practical, curriculum-based response to the current situation in higher education, where participating students emanate from a range of backgrounds; international and lower socioeconomic backgrounds, mature aged students, students with disabilities as well as those for whom higher education is the first family by: As a key performance indicator in university quality assurance processes, the retention of students in their studies is an issue of concern world-wide. Implicit in the process of quality assurance is quality improvement. In this article, we examine student retention from a teaching and learning perspective, in terms of teaching and learning approaches that have an impact on students' decisions Cited by: In book: Encyclopedia of International Higher Education Systems and Institutions, pp focusing on improving student retention, This paper examines some of the issues surrounding student Author: Glenda Crosling.

Crosling, G., Heagney, M. and Thomas, L. () Improving student retention in higher education: Improving Teaching and Learning, Australian Universities Review, 51 (2) As a key performance indicator in university quality assurance processes, the retention of students in . In many countries the state of ‘mass higher education’ has been reached. This occurs when the majority of the population from the relevant age-group participate in higher education (HE) (Trow ). For example, in the US, Japan and Scotland more than 50 per cent of young people enter by: 5.   Although there are many reasons students drop out, 12 research-validated risk factors, often in various combinations, help account for why most students drop out. These risk factors apply at a wide variety of institutions of higher education. Here are the risk factors and the means to mitigate them. 1. Uneven formal academic knowledge and skills. DOI link for Improving Student Retention in Higher Education. Improving Student Retention in Higher Education book. Improving Student Retention in Higher Education book. The Role of Teaching and Learning. By Glenda Crosling, Liz Thomas, Margaret Heagney. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 19 November Cited by: 7.

I. Engagement: the key concept of student retention in Higher Education. Student retention strategies in Higher Education institutions must deal with a key concept: student engagement. Engagement develops relationships with others and promotes connectivity, which helps answer the critical question of how to improve student retention rates. Keywords: Higher Education, Student Retention, Tracking, Change Implementation Among the many challenges currently facing Australian universities — such as decreased funding, growing competition, increased student diversity, demands from industry and community and higher education policy change — student retention is a major Size: KB.   National Education Policy in Detail | राष्ट्रीय शिक्षा नीति (NEP) - Duration: Let's LEARN Recommended for you As access to higher education improves; retention and graduation have become critical challenges facing higher-education institutions. A large number of American students are leaving college without completing their degrees, and many of them have accumulated huge student loans.