By Ryan D. Padgett
a lot examine has explored the influence of the 1st yr of school on scholar retention and good fortune. With the recent performance-based investment projects, institutional directors are taking a laser-focused method of aligning retention and good fortune concepts to first-year scholar transition points.
This quantity enlightens the dialogue and highlights new instructions for evaluate and study practices in the scope of the 1st 12 months adventure. directors, school, and information scientists supply a conceptual and analytical method of investigating the first-year adventure for entry-level and pro practitioners alike.
The rising study all through this quantity means that whereas many first-year courses and prone have major merits throughout a couple of good fortune results, those merits will not be common for all scholars. This volume:
- Examines refined empirical models
- Provides serious evaluation practices and implications.
- Examines the four-year collage and the two-year establishment, that is simply as critical.
this can be the 161st quantity of this Jossey-Bass quarterly record sequence. well timed and complete, New instructions for Institutional Research offers planners and directors in every kind of educational associations with instructions in such parts as source coordination, info research, software assessment, and institutional management.
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Emerging Research and Practices on First-Year Students: New Directions for Institutional Research, Number 160 (J-B IR Single Issue Institutional Research) by Ryan D. Padgett