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Predicting First Year University Students' Academic Success  

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Introduction: Premature withdrawal from university due to academic failure can present problems for students, families and educators. In an effort to widen the understanding regarding factors predicting academic success in higher institutions, prior academic achievement measures (preparatory school grade average point (GPA), aptitude test scores,…

Olani, Aboma

2009-01-01

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Predicting Academic Success among Deaf College Students  

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For both practical and theoretical reasons, educators and educational researchers seek to determine predictors of academic success for students at different levels and from different populations. Studies involving hearing students at the postsecondary level have documented significant predictors of success relating to various demographic factors,…

Convertino, Carol M.; Marschark, Marc; Sapere, Patricia; Sarchet, Thomastine; Zupan, Megan

2009-01-01

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Project Success: Helping Probationary Students Achieve Academic Success  

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Project Success is designed to help students on academic probation improve their performance so that they can return to good academic standing at their university. This article describes the program so institutions can consider its use in their efforts to address retention issues on their campus. Research that studies the program's effectiveness…

Humphrey, Elaine

2006-01-01

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Predictors of Academic Success for Optometry Students  

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Optometry school admissions are very competitive. With more applicants than available slots, admission committees must choose those students whom they feel will be successful graduates. Previous studies in the health profession schools have demonstrated that the predictors of academic achievement are preadmission science grade point average (GPA),…

Buckingham, Robert S.

2012-01-01

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Predicting academic success among deaf college students.  

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For both practical and theoretical reasons, educators and educational researchers seek to determine predictors of academic success for students at different levels and from different populations. Studies involving hearing students at the postsecondary level have documented significant predictors of success relating to various demographic factors, school experience, and prior academic attainment. Studies involving deaf and hard-of-hearing students have focused primarily on younger students and variables such as degree of hearing loss, use of cochlear implants, educational placement, and communication factors-although these typically are considered only one or two at a time. The present investigation utilizes data from 10 previous experiments, all using the same paradigm, in an attempt to discern significant predictors of readiness for college (utilizing college entrance examination scores) and classroom learning at the college level (utilizing scores from tests in simulated classrooms). Academic preparation was a clear and consistent predictor in both domains, but the audiological and communication variables examined were not. Communication variables that were significant reflected benefits of language flexibility over skills in either spoken language or American Sign Language. PMID:19357242

Convertino, Carol M; Marschark, Marc; Sapere, Patricia; Sarchet, Thomastine; Zupan, Megan

2009-01-01

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Assessing Factors Influencing Student Academic Success in Law School  

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The literature on student academic success of law students is limited to mostly single institution studies, and as such, a nationwide, multi-institutional empirical study of the factors that predict student academic success is greatly needed by higher education scholars, law school admission officers, faculty, and administrators. This dissertation…

Detwiler, Robert R.

2011-01-01

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Personal Factors that Influence Deaf College Students' Academic Success  

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Research tells us that academic preparation is key to deaf students' success at college. Yet, that is not the whole story. Many academically prepared students drop out during their first year. This study identified entering deaf college students' personal factors as assessed by their individual responses to both the "Noel-Levitz College Student

Albertini, John A.; Kelly, Ronald R.; Matchett, Mary Karol

2012-01-01

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Predictors of Academic Success among College Students with Attention Disorders  

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The purposes of this study are (a) to identify coping resources that differentiate academically high-achieving college students with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) from their less academically successful ADHD peers, and (b) to use qualitative methods to initiate an investigation of other possible predictors of academic success

Kaminski, Patricia L.; Turnock, Patrick M.; Rosen, Lee A.; Laster, Stephanie A.

2006-01-01

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Personal factors that influence deaf college students' academic success.  

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Research tells us that academic preparation is key to deaf students' success at college. Yet, that is not the whole story. Many academically prepared students drop out during their first year. This study identified entering deaf college students' personal factors as assessed by their individual responses to both the Noel-Levitz College Student Inventory Form B and the Learning and Study Strategies Inventory, second edition (LASSI). Entering students in 3 successive cohorts (total n =437) participated in this study. Results show that in addition to entry measurements of reading and mathematic skills, personal factors contributed to the academic performance of students in their first quarter in college. The Noel-Levitz provided the comparatively better predictive value of academic performance: Motivation for Academic Study Scale (e.g., desire to finish college). The LASSI also showed statistically significant predictors, the Self-Regulation Component (e.g., time management) and Will Component (e.g., self-discipline), but accounted for relatively less variability in the students' initial grade point averages. For this group of underprepared students, results show that personal factors can play a significant role in academic success. Deaf students' personal factors are discussed as they relate to other first-year college students and to their subsequent academic performance and persistence. PMID:21558157

Albertini, John A; Kelly, Ronald R; Matchett, Mary Karol

2012-01-01

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Academic, Affective, and Personal Attributes of Successful Student Teachers.  

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The influences of students' (N=152) academic, affective, and personal attributes on their success in student teaching (as measured by university supervisors' ratings) were examined in this study. It was found that the following student attributes were related to their student teaching performance: (1) their total university and their education…

Pigge, Fred L.; Marso, Ronald N.

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Helping Students Improve Academic Achievement and School Success Behavior  

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This article describes a study evaluating the impact of school-counselor-led interventions on student academic achievement and school success behavior. A group counseling and classroom guidance model called student success skills (SSS) was the primary intervention. The focus of the SSS model was on three sets of skills identified in several…

Brigman, Greg; Campbell, Chari

2003-01-01

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Perceptions of Campus Climate, Academic Efficacy and Academic Success among Community College Students: An Ethnic Comparison  

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The present study examined whether there are ethnic differences in perceptions of campus climate, social support, and academic efficacy among community college students, and whether student perceptions were associated with academic success. A total of 475 community college students completed a questionnaire that measured students' perceptions of…

Edman, Jeanne L.; Brazil, Brad

2009-01-01

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Student Perceptions of Essential Rules for Successful Academic Compositions.  

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A study of student perceptions of the goals of composition classes and essential rules for successful academic compositions was conducted as a pilot for the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA) writing project, which will collect data on instructional practices and other aspects of written composition.…

Crismore, Avon

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The effect of learning style on academic student success  

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The problem addressed in this study was that little was known about the impact on student academic achievement, when grouped by learning style, in a multiple intelligence based science curriculum. The larger problem was that many students were frequently unengaged and, consequently, low achieving in their science courses. This quantitative study used an ex post facto research design to better understand the impact of student learning style on the academic success of students in a Multiple Intelligence Theory based course room. Gardner's work on Multiple Intelligence served as the conceptual framework for this study. The research question for this study asked if academic instruction that employs multiple intelligence theories has a relationship with students' academic achievement differently according to their learning style group (auditory, visual, and kinesthetic). Existing data from 85 students were placed into 1 of 3 groups: (a) Auditory, (b) Visual, or (c) Kinesthetic Learning Style) using existing data from a student inventory instrument. The independent variable was existing data from student inventories of learning style and the dependent variable was existing student scores from the Physical Science End of Course Test. Existing data were taken from students that were all taught with the same strategies in similar classroom environments. The Physical Science End of Course Test was developed with stringent measures to protect validity by the developer, McGraw-Hill. Cronbach's Alpha was conducted to determine the internal reliability coefficient of the student inventory. The impact for social change is that adding to the body of knowledge regarding student learning style and science curriculum provides valuable information for teachers, administrators, and school policy makers. This will allow teachers to better prepare to engage their students' and to prepare them for their place in society.

Stackhouse, Omega N.

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A Comparative Study of Student Engagement, Satisfaction, and Academic Success among International and American Students  

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This study examines the relationship between student engagement, student satisfaction, and the academic success of international and American students using 2008 National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) data. It was found that international students scored slightly higher than American students on enriching educational experiences and…

Korobova, Nadia; Starobin, Soko S.

2015-01-01

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Academic Self-Concept as a Predictor of Academic Success among Minority and Low-Socioeconomic Status Students.  

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Examined whether academic self-concept of ability is an important and significant predictor of academic success among minority and low socioeconomic college students. Findings from 98 freshman engineering students revealed that academic self-concept, rather than traditional cognitive skills, was significant predictor of academic success among…

Gerardi, Steven

1990-01-01

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The Role of Non-Academic Factors in the Academic Success of College Students with Learning Disabilities  

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Successful transition to postsecondary education for students with learning disabilities requires application of both academic and non-academic skills to meet the increased demands of the college environment. While academic skills are often of primary consideration, this article addresses critical non-academic factors that impact the academic

Madaus, Joseph W.; Faggella-Luby, Michael N.; Dukes, Lyman L., III

2011-01-01

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Academic programs and services that affect student athlete success  

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Academic programs for student athletes are an integral part of collegiate athletic programs across the country. The Summer Bridge Program at Texas A&M University is a transition program for student athletes that are beginning their first year...

Rode, Cheryl Rebecca

2009-05-15

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Library Use and Undergraduate Student Outcomes: New Evidence for Students' Retention and Academic Success  

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Academic libraries, like other university departments, are being asked to demonstrate their value to the institution. This study discusses the impact library usage has on the retention and academic success of first-time, first-year undergraduate students at a large, public research university. Usage statistics were gathered at the University of…

Soria, Krista M.; Fransen, Jan; Nackerud, Shane

2013-01-01

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Student Organization Leadership Aspirations of First Generation Students Enrolled in a College Based First Semester University Academic Success Program  

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and students’ personal leadership behavior was done. The phenomenological study findings found that students did not develop student organization leadership aspirations through their participation in the academic success program. Each student’s priority...

Wentling, David

2013-12-06

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"Your Thrust Is to Understand"--How Academically Successful Students Learn  

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The article sets out to understand how academically successful students learn. Self-regulated learning theory is used as a lens to explicate the learning strategies adopted by a cohort of academically successful dentistry students. Data were collected from self-report interviews, observations of individual student's learning in a quasi-realistic…

McMillan, Wendy Jayne

2010-01-01

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Successful Teachers Develop Academic Momentum with Reluctant Students  

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Strong academic growth is the fifth phase of a process that begins with classroom communities that nurture trusting relationships. In between, engaging learning activities, goal setting and planning, and experimenting with new behaviors and thoughts complete the path to academic success.

David Strahan

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The Effect of Learning Style on Academic Student Success  

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The problem addressed in this study was that little was known about the impact on student academic achievement, when grouped by learning style, in a multiple intelligence based science curriculum. The larger problem was that many students were frequently unengaged and, consequently, low achieving in their science courses. This quantitative study…

Stackhouse, Omega N.

2009-01-01

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Authoritative Parenting and College Students' Academic Adjustment and Success  

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This study examined connections between college students' adjustment and success and characteristics of their relationships with their parents. A sample of 236 students completed the Student Attitudes and Perceptions Survey, a 135-item anonymous self-report instrument. Students' grades, confidence level, persistence, task involvement, and rapport with their teachers were generally predicted by both current and childhood levels of parental autonomy granting,

Amy Strage; Tamara Swanson Brandt

1999-01-01

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Predicting Academic Success and Psychological Wellness in a Sample of Canadian Undergraduate Students  

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Introduction: University students need to cope with a complex new life role and to achieve academic success. This article explores the academic performance and psychological well-being among university students in a western Canadian city. Method: Using a convenience sample, a total of 501 undergraduate students in Regina, Saskatchewan took part in…

Chow, Henry P. H.

2010-01-01

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Making the Grade: Academic Libraries and Student Success.  

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This book presents analyses that look at the many factors that can impact student success, such as technological capability, diversity, and information literacy. The importance of libraries' partnership with other members of the higher education community in working toward a common goal of student success is also examined. Further, the book gives…

Kelly, Maurie Caitlin, Ed.; Kross, Andrea, Ed.

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The Freshman Student and Academic Success: A Counseling Center's Approach.  

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This paper describes three outreach programs implemented by the Counseling and Development Center (CDC) at Utah's Brigham Young University (BYU) to better serve the academic needs of freshmen. The first program is a cooperative program with the BYU Housing Department aimed at facilitating adjustment to college and personal development of students

Isakson, Richard L.; Call, John M.

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The Relationship of Factors of Academic Success and Psychological Well-Being for College Honors Students  

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Scope and Method of Study: This study was concerned with perceptions of academic facilitators, academic obstacles, and psychological well-being of college honors students. Differences in the way factors of academic success are perceived, and the relationship these perceptions have with psychological well-being were examined. College honors…

Walker, Mary

2012-01-01

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Creating a Successful Academic Climate for Urban Students  

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Teaching students in the inner city has been likened to hugging a porcupine--teachers nudge them toward success while getting pricked along the way. Many urban students perform below proficiency level and are difficult to manage. Their apathy toward completing class assignments, let alone homework, compounds the problem. As a whole, educators do…

Slaughter, Terri

2009-01-01

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Successful Teachers Develop Academic Momentum with Reluctant Students  

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In a series of investigations, the author and his colleagues have examined ways that students who once did poorly in school made progress and how their teachers nurtured their accomplishments. They have chronicled ways that successful teachers learned to understand why students are reluctant to do their work, how to help them think through their…

Strahan, David

2008-01-01

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To What Students Attribute Their Academic Success and Unsuccess  

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Working with students who manifest learning difficulties there are many questions which have to be asked. One of these question is--how they explain their failure and success. Answers to these questions can help in understanding the cause of their problems as well as finding the method to improve effectiveness, success and personal satisfaction.…

Lebedina-Manzoni, Marija

2004-01-01

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Attributional Choices for Academic Success and Failure by Intellectually Gifted Students  

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This study emerges from the lack of empirical research on gifted students' attributions about academic success and failure in multiple subject areas and school in general. We explored differences in top attributional choices between boys and girls for success and failure in general academics, language arts, science, and mathematics. Gifted…

Assouline, Susan G.; Colangelo, Nicholas; Ihrig, Damien; Forstadt, Leslie

2006-01-01

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Nepotism, incentives and the academic success of college students  

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This study investigates the role of parent-owned businesses on children's college success and post-college aspirations by using a unique data set from a private university in Turkey. The data set matches college students' administrative records with survey responses. The presence of self-employed parents and family businesses has a strong negative association with college success even after accounting for observed ability,

Deniz Gevrek; Z. Eylem Gevrek

2010-01-01

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Minority STEM students' perceptions of academic advisement and the impact of academic advisement on satisfaction and academic success of minority STEM students at an HBCU in southeastern Louisiana  

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The purpose of this study was to examine how academic advising impacts minority STEM students' academic success and their level of satisfaction. The study also explored minority STEM students' perceptions of academic advising based on their experience. The sample included 188 sophomore and junior STEM students attending an HBCU in southeastern Louisiana. Participants in the study completed the Academic Advising Inventory (AAI). Some students also participated in a focus group or virtual interview. An independent t-test found no difference between the GPAs of STEM students who received developmental advising as opposed to prescriptive advising. A one-way ANOVA found no significant difference between STEM students' GPAs based on the frequency and duration of their advising sessions. A Mann-Whitney U test determined that STEM students who were prescriptively advised were significantly more satisfied with advising than STEM students who were developmentally advised. A Mann-Whitney U also determined that STEM students who were satisfied with their education were significantly more dissatisfied with academic advising than STEM students who were dissatisfied with their education. A Kruskal-Wallis H test determined there was no significant difference between STEM students' satisfaction with advising and the frequency of their advising sessions. A Kruskal-Wallis H also determined that STEM students who spent less than 15 minutes or more than 1 hour were the most satisfied with advisement. The majority of STEM students perceived academic advising had little impact on their GPA. However, STEM students perceived academic advising as having an impact on their satisfaction with the university. The majority of STEM students perceived academic advising as useful.

Martin, Brittany

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Academic libraries – measuring up: assessment and collaboration for student success  

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Purpose – This paper aims to describe how the Florida State University Libraries used assessment data with other campus partners to gain funding and resources for new initiatives. When general funding sources were threatened, alternative funding sources from these campus partners were used to jump-start new initiatives designed to enhance student success. Design\\/methodology\\/approach – This paper is a case study

Rachel Besara; Kirsten Kinsley

2011-01-01

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The Effect of Students' Learning Styles to Their Academic Success  

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This study was aimed to evaluate the learning styles of education faculty students and to determine the effect of their success and relationship between their learning styles and academic success. The population of this study is comprised of the students of Ondokuz Mayis University Education Faculty and the sample includes 140, 68 art, 72…

Gokalp, Murat

2013-01-01

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Promoting the Academic Engagement and Success of Black Male Student-Athletes  

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The goal of this study was to provide a qualitative look at the factors associated with the academic engagement and success of Black male student-athletes in high school. The research team employed a thematic analysis to examine semi-structured interviews conducted with two successful Black male student-athletes, along with their principal,…

Harris, Paul C.; Hines, Erik M.; Kelly, Darren D.; Williams, Derick J.; Bagley, Bethany

2014-01-01

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College Athletic Participation and Academic Success: How Student-Athletes Compete for Graduation  

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NCAA data indicates that Division III student-athletes are graduating at higher rates than their non-athlete peers. Graduation rate data alone do not provide a full understanding of student-athletes' academic success. The data thus far simply show empirically that student-athletes have a higher federal six-year graduation rate, but…

Gilmour, Heather B.

2013-01-01

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Successful African-American Mathematics Students in Academically Unacceptable High Schools  

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The objectives of this study were to determine (1) the reasons why successful mathematics students have been able to thrive in schools labeled academically unacceptable and (2) why they have chosen to stay in these academically unacceptable schools despite having the option to leave for a better performing school. Qualitative methods including…

Sheppard, Peter A., IV

2005-01-01

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Case Studies of Success: Supporting Academic Success for Students with High Potential from Ethnic Minority and Economically Disadvantaged Backgrounds  

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The underrepresentation of ethnic minority and economically disadvantaged students in gifted education must be understood in terms of broader school contexts and practices. This qualitative study investigated how teachers and schools contributed to the academic success of minority students of high potential from economically disadvantaged…

Tomlinson, Carol Ann; Jarvis, Jane M.

2014-01-01

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Factors positively influencing academically successful, highly motivated African-American high school students  

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The purpose of this study is two-fold: (1) to investigate the common factors positively influencing academically successful, highly motivated African-American high school students in their educational pursuits; and (2) to determine ways in which educators can facilitate an increased positive impact on minority students' achievement motivation and transition to higher education. ^ Three sources of data inform the qualitative study.

Linda Caldwell Grant

2001-01-01

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The Ecology of Learning: The Impact of Classroom Features and Utilization on Student Academic Success  

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Scholarship on factors that promote or hinder academic success of college students abounds, much of it focusing on learning gains and institutional retention of first-year students (Reason, Terenzini, and Domingo, 2006; Terenzini and Reason, 2005; Pascarella and Terenzini, 2005; Braxton, 2000; Astin, 1993; Tinto, 1987). More recently,…

Herzog, Serge

2007-01-01

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Exploring the Impact of Work Experience on Part-Time Students' Academic Success in Malaysian Polytechnics  

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The study explored the influence of work experience on adult part-time students' academic success as defined by their cumulative grade point average. The sample consisted of 614 part-time students from four polytechnic institutions in Malaysia. The study identified six factors to measure the perceived influence of work experiences--positive…

Ibrahim, Norhayati; Freeman, Steven A.; Shelley, Mack C.

2012-01-01

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Intrinsic Motivating Factors for Academic Success of Young At-Risk Students  

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Motivation as a factor in academic success is well documented in the literature and an important construct in educational planning. The purpose of this qualitative case study was to explore motivating factors for at-risk students who successfully graduated from high school. The framework for this study was based on Maslow's hierarchy of needs…

Rowan, Tanyia Perry

2012-01-01

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Collegiate Student-Athletes' Academic Success: Academic Communication Apprehension's Impact on Prediction Models  

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This dissertation study examines the impact of traditional and non-cognitive variables on the academic prediction model for a sample of collegiate student-athletes. Three hundred and fifty-nine NCAA Division IA male and female student-athletes, representing 13 sports, including football and Men's and Women's Basketball provided demographic…

James, Kai'Iah A.

2010-01-01

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The Effect of Student Evaluations on Academic Success  

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This article uses longitudinal student-level data from the American University of Sharjah, a large comprehensive university in the Middle East, to examine the relationship between student evaluations of teachers and current and future student achievement. Our model strategies control for the observed and unobserved heterogeneity of students and…

Artz, Benjamin; Welsch, David M.

2013-01-01

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Multiple Case Studies of Teachers and Classrooms Successful in Supporting Academic Success of High Potential Low Economic Students of Color  

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The National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented at the University of Virginia conducted a 4-year qualitative case study in three very different school sites to explore how teachers contribute to the academic success of high potential, low economic students of color. Typically, the ethnicity, race, and/or economic status of these…

Tomlinson, Carol Ann; Gould, Holly; Schroth, Stephen; Jarvis, Jane

2006-01-01

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Effects of Employment on Student Academic Success Compiled December 2006  

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percent tuition increase from 20052006. Inflation during that same period was approximately 4 percent that students worked significantly reduced grade point averages." Other studies concluded that only oncampus

Martinez, Tony R.

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Differences in academic and social integration and environmental factors among new, successful, and unsuccessful community college students  

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The purpose of this study was to determine the degree to which academic and social integration and external environmental factors played a role in the academic success of community college students. The relationship of these factors to selected demographic and academic variables was also investigated.Subjects were community college students drawn from randomly selected courses during the fall of 1995 and

Armando J. Ferrer

1997-01-01

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Class and Cleats: Community College Student Athletes and Academic Success  

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This article examines the impact of athletic participation on community college students through reflective commentaries provided by current and former community college student athletes. The author begins this exploration with a brief review of the literature on this topic, discusses the sample and methods used in the analysis of data, and then…

Horton, David, Jr.

2009-01-01

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Health Happens at UC Davis: Promoting Student Academic Success  

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to a greater number of enrolled students with a history of or predisposition to depression or mental health of stressors, which has caused a steady increase in student requests for mental health services on university campuses across the country. This increased need for mental health services is not necessarily linked

Ferrara, Katherine W.

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The Effects of Classroom Management Beliefs/Ideologies on Student Academic Success  

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This study was undertaken to explore how classroom management is currently being used by teachers in classrooms and to examine if classroom management practices have any effect on student academic success. The study took place in two Fresno County school districts. The study consisted of a 15 minute voluntary survey being sent out to fourth and…

Brannon, Teneecia Shaa

2010-01-01

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The Effects of Self-Efficacy on Academic Success of First-Generation College Sophomore Students  

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The purpose of this study was to analyze the effects of self-efficacy on academic success of first-generation college sophomore students. The participants in the study consisted of college sophomores from 5 of the 23 California State University campuses. An online College Self-Efficacy Inventory was employed to measure participants' self-efficacy…

Vuong, Mui; Brown-Welty, Sharon; Tracz, Susan

2010-01-01

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Effective Strategies for Academic Success among African American Male Student Athletes from Low Socioeconomic Backgrounds  

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The purpose of this study was to identify contributing factors for academic success among African American male student athletes from low socioeconomic backgrounds. Life narrative analysis was used in this qualitative study. The researcher conducted in-depth individual interviews with 7 African American males who attended college on athletic…

Smith, Marisha R.

2012-01-01

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Factors associated with the academic success of first year health science students.  

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The academic success of students is a priority for all universities. This study identifies factors associated with first year academic success (performance and retention) that can be used to improve the quality of the student learning experience. A retrospective cohort study was conducted with a census of all 381 full time students enrolled in the Bachelor of Health Science at The University of Western Australia since the inception of the course in the year 2000. Factors found to be associated with successful academic performance were high matriculation score, female sex, non-Indigenous status, attendance at a government secondary school, upfront payment of university fees and completion of secondary school English Literature. The most influential factor on first year academic performance was a high matriculation score. Retention into second year was found to be influenced by participation in the university mentor scheme, non-Indigenous status and first year university marks. The factor of most influence on student retention was first year university marks. Valuable information about the performance and retention of first year Bachelor of Health Science students is provided in this study which is relevant to the operational priorities of any university. PMID:18293093

Mills, Christina; Heyworth, Jane; Rosenwax, Lorna; Carr, Sandra; Rosenberg, Michael

2009-05-01

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Student Success Skills: A Promising Program to Close the Academic Achievement Gap for African American and Latino Students  

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Academic achievement data from four previous Student Success Skills (SSS) studies were aggregated and examined to determine if there were differential effects in improved test scores among White, Latino, and African American students. Results showed that posttest scores for the treatment group were signifi- cantly higher than the comparison group in math as well as reading. There were no interactions

Alexis Miranda

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Family Background, Students' Academic Self-Efficacy, and Students' Career and Life Success Expectations  

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This study examined the relationship of family background on students' academic self-efficacy and the impact of students' self-efficacy on their career and life success expectations. The study used the national dataset of the Educational Longitudinal Study of 2002 (ELS: 2002), funded by the U.S. Department of Education. Based on a path…

Kim, Mihyeon

2014-01-01

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French College Students’ Sports Practice and Its Relations with Stress, Coping Strategies and Academic Success  

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College students at university have to face several stress factors. Although sports practice has been considered as having beneficial effects upon stress and general health, few studies have documented its influence on this specific population. The aim of this comparative study was to determine whether the intensity of the college students’ sports practice (categorized into three groups: rare, regular, or intensive) would influence their levels of stress and self-efficacy, their coping strategies, and their academic success/failure. Three self-completion questionnaires were administered to 1071 French freshmen during their compulsory medical visit at the preventive medicine service of the university. Results indicated that students with intensive sport practice reported lower scores of general stress, academic stress, and emotion-focused coping strategies, and higher scores of self-efficacy than those with rare practice. However, the proportion of successful students did not differ significantly between the three groups of sports practice. PMID:22514544

Décamps, Greg; Boujut, Emilie; Brisset, Camille

2012-01-01

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Success with Academic English: Reflections of Deaf College Students.  

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A study identified social, educational, and demographic characteristics of 30 postsecondary students who demonstrated strong reading and writing skills. Factors included were parental involvement in early education and educational decisions, extensive family communication, early exposure to and intensive experiences with reading and writing, and…

Toscano, Rose Marie; McKee, Barbara; Lepoutre, Dominique

2002-01-01

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Stories of Success: Understanding Academic Achievement of Hispanic Students in Science  

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A review of the literature shows that there is much evidence to suggest the challenges facing Hispanic students in American public schools. Hispanic enrollment in K--12 public schools has increased from 6 to 19% in the last thirty years, yet schools have not made adequate adjustments to accommodate this changing population. Issues such as remedial tracking and cultural differences have led to low high school graduate rates for Hispanic students and inequities in schooling experiences (Gay, 2000). Particularly in the area of science, Hispanic students struggle with academic success (Cole & Espinoza, 2008). Despite these obstacles, some Hispanic students are academically successful (Rochin & Mello, 2007; Merisotis & Kee, 2006). This dissertation tells the stories of these Hispanic students who have been successful in science in secondary public schools. This study followed a grounded theory methodology and utilized individual interviews to collect data about Hispanics who have demonstrated achievement in the area of science. Through the analysis of these interviews, factors were identified which may have contributed to the success of these Hispanics in the field of science. Implications for future practice in public schools are also discussed.

Harris, Amanda

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Utilizing Distance Learning as a Strategy for Academic Success for Undergraduate Students on Academic Probation: Atypical Candidates for Online Learning  

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This study explores the implementation, student satisfaction, and the effectiveness of an online academic support course required for students on academic probation at a mid-sized private institution in the Northeast. Although it is often considered that students on academic probation may not exhibit the typical characteristics associated with…

Seirup, Holly; Tirotta, Rose

2010-01-01

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Impact of Campus-Based Child Care on the Academic Success of Student-Parents at SUNY Community Colleges.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The focus of this study was the relationship between campus-based child care services at the State University of New York (SUNY) community colleges and the academic success of student-parents. Academic success was defined as completion of a degree or certificate program, transfer, or continued enrollment. Data were collected through surveys mailed…

Fadale, LaVerna M.; Winter, Gene M.

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Updated 07-27-12 Academic Success Resources for Earth and Environmental Sciences Students  

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steps to take if you're struggling academically** If a health or mental health issue is getting in tests, or managing your time. Call the Academic Success Center at (541) 737-2272 to have an individual appointment. View the academic success and learning style resources at http://success.oregonstate.edu/study-tips

Kurapov, Alexander

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The Student Success Coach  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

An innovative position, a Student Success Coach, was created in response to a newly developed undergraduate-degree program on the recently established University of Minnesota Rochester campus. Student Success Coaches serve as the link between the academic and student affairs sides of the campus. They interact closely with students and faculty to…

Neuhauser, Claudia; Weber, Kendra

2011-01-01

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Factors Contributing to Community College English as a Second Language (ESL) Student’s Academic Success  

E-print Network

of attending college. However, they had a difficult time dealing with competing time demands (i.e., work, school, family time). The results from the open-ended items showed that the ESL student’s family, work, and social life all play a part in college success...

Comfort, Leslie E.

2013-11-19

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Predicators of Success for Undergraduate Students Reinstated after an Academic Dismissal at a Small Midwest Private University Campus  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This study examined students who successfully applied for reinstatement after being academically dismissed for the first time in order to discover indicators of future success. This study examined 666 students' appeals filed at the DeVry University Kansas City campus between 2004 and 2009. Binary logistic regression was used to discover if a…

Meador, Ryan E.

2012-01-01

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From Strain to Success: A Phenomenological Study of the Personal and Academic Pressures on African American Male Community College Students  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

For many African American college students, the challenges to achieve academic success are overwhelming. The disproportionate number of African American male students enrolled in the community college system is of substantial concern because community colleges have not traditionally been successful in producing African American male graduates and…

Mosby, John R.

2009-01-01

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Factors Affecting Burnout and School Engagement among High School Students: Study Habits, Self- Efficacy Beliefs, and Academic Success  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This study examines high school students' levels of burnout and school engagement with respect to academic success, study habits, and self-efficacy beliefs. The data were gathered during the 2011-2012 school year from 633 students attending six high schools located in Ankara, Turkey. The analyses were conducted on responses from 605 students.…

Bilge, Filiz; Tuzgol Dost, Meliha; Cetin, Bayram

2014-01-01

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The Academic Success of First-Generation African American Male College Students Attending Predominantly White Institutions of Higher Education  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

A quantitative, correlational design was utilized in this study to examine the relationship between academic self-efficacy, racial identity, and the academic success of first-generation African American male college students at Predominantly White Institutions of higher education. The study comprised 89 first-generation African American male…

Hewing, Venus

2011-01-01

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Predicting Success of Academically Dismissed Undergraduate Students Using Quality Point Status  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This study explored the outcome of academically dismissed students reinstated the semester following academic dismissal at a medium-size Midwestern University. Logistic regression was utilized to identify predictors that may assist academic administrators in making decisions regarding future reinstatement activities. The overall model correctly…

Cogan, Michael F.

2011-01-01

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Transfer students in STEM majors at a Midwestern University: Academic and social involvement factors that influence student success  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

There is soon-to-be a shortage of qualified U.S. workers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). As a result, many science-related jobs are being filled by technically-skilled foreign workers. If the U.S wants to maintain its global economic leadership, then it must ensure a continuous growth of highly-trained individuals in STEM disciplines. Therefore, American institutions of higher education, including community colleges, must identify potential factors that contribute to the lack of interest in STEM majors, as well as the low rate of success of students who enter STEM majors but struggle to finish their degrees. The purpose of this study was to ascertain the perceptions of community college transfer students who are pursuing bachelor degrees in STEM majors at Iowa State University (ISU). What were their transfer experiences and what influenced their academic success in STEM. Participants were encouraged to share their transfer experiences while at the community college as well as their experiences on the ISU campus. They were also asked about their level of academic involvement, their relationships with faculty, and their participation in peer group activities prior to and after transferring. The research design included both quantitative and qualitative components, which provided an in-depth look at the experiences of STEM non-engineering and engineering students. Quantitative data include students' background characteristics, demographic information, and college activities at the community college and ISU. Qualitative data were used to illuminate students' overall transfer experience and their successful journey in STEM fields. The combination of quantitative and qualitative methods allowed a better understanding of the strategies students put into practice once they transfer from a community college to a four-year institution in pursuit of a STEM bachelor's degree. The results of this study suggest that there is an association among the background characteristics, community college experiences, university experiences, and the overall adjustment and cumulative GPA of transfer students from STEM non-engineering and engineering majors. In addition, students reported how their early experiences in science and mathematics inspired them to pursue a career in STEM. Even though students chose to go into STEM areas at the community college and university level due to prior interest, the role of academic advisors and faculty were crucial to the adjustment process. Thus, it is vital for academic advisors and faculty to assist students in researching the transfer process to four-year institutions because students need to understand why this is essential to their academic and social adjustment process. The results indicate that it is important to encourage students to interact inside and outside the classroom with other students and instructors. Also, students should become more involved in academic and social groups since these are important factors in enhancing their academic and social adjustment.

Lopez, Carlos

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Factors Related to the Academic Success of Male College Students from Five Selected Wisconsin Counties.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Relationships were sought between selected background factors and college academic success of 186 male high school graduates of 1957 from five Wisconsin counties who attended college a minimum of one year. Background data came from high school academic records and by five questionnaires administered over a five year period. College academic data…

Schroeder, Wayne Lee

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Undergraduate African American females in the sciences: A qualitative study of student experiences affecting academic success and persistence  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Given the lack of literature on Undergraduate African American females in the sciences (UAAFS), this study sought to explicate their experiences at one large, predominantly White, Research I institution in the southwestern United States. In particular, the purpose of this study was to identify factors that affect the academic success and persistence of Black females in the natural and physical sciences. Data was collected via in-depth, semi-structured interviews with 15 Black female science majors. Findings from this study identified several supportive mechanisms for academic success: family, religion, teaching assistants and friends. Also identified were seven barriers to academic success: employment, lack of diversity, cultural dissonance, unwelcoming Research I environment, faculty, advisors, classmates, and lab groups. Further, an analysis of students' responses revealed numerous instances of racial and gender micro-aggressions. Recommendations are provided to address factors identified as affecting student academic success and persistence as well as a culture of micro-aggressive behavior.

Essien-Wood, Idara R.

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Examining the Academic Success of Latino Students in Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Majors  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Using a longitudinal sample of 146 Latino students' in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics majors, the purpose of the study was to examine factors that affect their academic performance. The main premise supporting this study suggested that Latino students perform better academically when they have cultural congruity within their…

Cole, Darnell; Espinoza, Araceli

2008-01-01

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"English Is the Vehicle to Communicate!" International Graduate Students' Perceptions of the Connection between Language Proficiency and Academic Success  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This case study was conducted at a large four year institution of higher education located in southern California. The purpose was to answer the question, "What are international graduate students' perceptions of the connection between English language proficiency and academic success?" The participants were six international graduate students

Rawjee, Roopa

2010-01-01

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Pre-Enrollment and Post-Enrollment Predictors of the Academic Success of Developmental Education Students  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

I studied how the grade point averages (GPA, a post-enrollment descriptor) of first-year developmental education students relate to two pre-enrollment descriptors: students' Academic Aptitude Ratings (AAR, a pre-enrollment criterion) and students' voluntary or forced attendance at a mandatory summer-orientation program. Students who involuntarily…

Moore, Randy

2004-01-01

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Engaging students: encouraging success  

Microsoft Academic Search

New university students need to enjoy early academic success to engage fully with their learning community from the start of their first year. Yet in the first few weeks students are so overwhelmed with new experiences and demands that they can misread the learning environment and underestimate the relevance of early attendance and assessment to their final grades. Students unaccustomed

Helen Johnston; Syed Mahfuzul Aziz; C. Yalçõn Kaya; Diana Quinn

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Academic Preparation, Effort and Success: A Comparison of Student and Faculty Perceptions  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

In the spring of 2003, a survey was conducted to examine the differences in perceptions of academic rigor and engagement between faculty and undergraduate students at a small, liberal arts university in the Midwest. Although a sample bias in the student responses (students with higher GPAs had a higher tendency to respond) precluded a number of…

Wyatt, Gary; Saunders, David; Zelmer, Derek

2005-01-01

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Programming Students for Academic Success: The PLS--An Alternative to Traditional Tracking  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

In the past, attempts to explain the disparity in academic achievement between advantaged and disadvantaged students have generally focused on the ability, aptitude and motivation of the youth themselves. Some theorists have even suggested that heritable differences in intelligence among students from different social origins may account for this…

Ansalone, George; Ming, Charlotte

2006-01-01

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Success and Self-Conception: The Impact of Academic Grades on the Student Role Identities of Black and White Adolescents.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

In this study the extent to which variation in academic success is related to variation in adolescent identification with "student role" is examined. Particular attention is paid to how this relationship varies among adolescents of different races, social background levels, and school racial experiences. The data were collected from a 1966 survey…

Murray, Ellen; Wellman, Barry

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Linking Study Behaviors and Student Culture to Academic Success among Hispanic Students  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Hispanic students are less likely to persist at community colleges than white students. The study reported in this article suggests that students with appropriate study behaviors are more likely to persist. The study investigated the study behaviors of Spanish-speaking Hispanic students at one Hispanic-serving community college using the…

Bliss, Leonard R.; Sandiford, Janice R.

2004-01-01

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Development of an Instrument to Measure Student Use of Academic Success Skills: An Exploratory Factor Analysis  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This article describes the development of the Student Engagement in School Success Skills instrument including item development and exploratory factor analysis. The instrument was developed to measure student use of the skills and strategies identified as most critical for long-term school success that are typically taught by school counselors.

Carey, John; Brigman, Greg; Webb, Linda; Villares, Elizabeth; Harrington, Karen

2014-01-01

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An Analysis of Student Success Rates for Academic and Workforce Programs at a Large Texas Community College: Examining Fall 2009 to Spring 2011  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Student success rates for academic track and workforce track students were examined for thousands of students at a large urban Texas Community College. The study covered fall 2009 through spring 2011, a two year period. Data were collected from the institution's data base regarding students who successfully completed the courses in which they were…

High, Clennis F.

2012-01-01

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Academic Identity Development through Self-Determination: Successful College Students with Learning Disabilities  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This study provides a model of academic identity development for college students with learning disabilities from the integrative self-determination themes of persistence, competence, career decision making, and self-realization. Nineteen self-determined and high-achieving participants were interviewed. The participants' stories illustrate how…

Anctil, Tina M.; Ishikawa, Michele E.; Tao Scott, Amy

2008-01-01

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Benchmarking the Habits and Behaviours of Successful Students: A Case Study of Academic-Business Collaboration  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Student success and retention is a primary goal of higher education institutions across the world. The cost of student failure and dropout in higher education is multifaceted including, amongst other things, the loss of revenue, prestige, and stakeholder trust for both institutions and students. Interventions to address this are complex and…

Archer, Elizabeth; Chetty, Yuraisha Bianca; Prinsloo, Paul

2014-01-01

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The Role of Emotional Intelligence in the Academic Success of United Arab Emirates University Students  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Psycho-educational researchers have often suggested that Emotional Intelligence (EI) is critical to academic success (Drago, 2004; La Civita, 2003), yet there is hardly any research that has ever addressed the question in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between EI as conceptualized by Mayer…

Ahammed, Shaima; Abdullah, Abdullah S.; Hassane, Sofoh H.

2011-01-01

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Think, Feel, Act: Motivational and Emotional Influences on Military Students' Online Academic Success  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This study employed a social-cognitive view of self-regulated learning to examine how several personal factors relate to academic success in an online course. Service academy undergraduates (N = 481) completed a survey that assessed their motivational beliefs (self-efficacy and task value); negative achievement emotions (boredom and frustration);…

Artino, Anthony R.

2009-01-01

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Student Health, Student Success.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Describes the Student Health Services and Wellness Program at Santa Barbara City College, California. The program is funded by student health fees, and offers mental health services, health education, and academic services. The program also presents professional development seminars, offers program development consultations, and offers services in…

Broderick, Susan

2003-01-01

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Traditional-Age Students Becoming At-Risk: Does Working Threaten College Students' Academic Success?  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Using survey information from undergraduate students who work while attending two urban commuter institutions in Indiana, this study explores evidence that on average undergraduates under 21 years of age worked more than 31 hours a week while also enrolled in a full course load. The findings in this study indicate that grade point average and…

Torres, Vasti; Gross, Jacob P. K.; Dadashova, Afet

2011-01-01

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A closer look at academic probation and attrition: what courses are predictive of nursing student success?  

PubMed

The purpose of this retrospective study was to identify undergraduate courses that serve as predictors of success for nursing students completing a BSN program. The sample included records of 327 students placed on probation or dismissed from a Midwest school of nursing between 2002 and 2010. Though previous research has shown that science courses can be used as predictors of nursing student success, our results suggest that non-science courses can serve in this capacity as well. In particular, an across-the-life-span fundamental psychology course was found to be an important predictor in determining whether or not probationary students eventually completed the program. These results suggest that nursing programs need to evaluate their programs not only reviewing students success in nursing courses but also in prerequisites beyond just science courses such as chemistry and biology. PMID:22177474

Abele, Carrie; Penprase, Barbara; Ternes, Rueben

2013-03-01

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A retrospective study of academic and social resiliency that can contribute to success of at-risk students  

Microsoft Academic Search

This study examined resilient young adults to highlight issues surrounding stress and emotional intelligence. Using a case study approach, the researcher hoped the findings would enable educators to better teach at-risk students. The study used in-depth one-on-one interviews with young adults who have demonstrated academic and social resiliency to determine what factors and elements have contributed to their success when

Deborah Kaye Jenkins

2000-01-01

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The Relation between Distance Students' Motivation, Their Use of Learning Strategies, and Academic Success  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The aim of this study was to discover possible relationships between self-regulated learning dimensions and students' success in a distance-learning programme. The sample consisted of 319 students: 83 males and 236 females. They completed the "Motivated Strategies for Learning Questionnaire" (Pintrich, Smith, Garcia & McKeachie, 1991), which was…

Radovan, Marko

2011-01-01

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Postsecondary Developmental Education and Its Impact on Student Learning and Academic Success  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This study explores the affective characteristics of students taking developmental education courses at the postsecondary level. It is widely acknowledged in research that affective issues still remain at the forefront of impeding the success of developmental education students. This is one step in examining the types of interventions which may…

Lutz, Kim Noreen

2012-01-01

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Between a "ROC" and a School Place: The Role of "Racial Opportunity Cost" in the Educational Experiences of Academically Successful Students of Color  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Despite numerous reform efforts, schools have not achieved equitable academic outcomes for all students. To better identify where schools have failed, research has sought to understand the complex role the school environment plays in mediating academic success, particularly for students of color. In this article, we forward the concept of…

Chambers, Terah Venzant; Huggins, Kristin S.; Locke, Leslie A.; Fowler, Rhonda M.

2014-01-01

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Students' motivation and academic success in relation to the quality of individual and collaborative work during a course in educational psychology  

Microsoft Academic Search

The aim of our study was to find out if there are any differences in academic motivation for coursework and academic success among groups of students who differ in the quality of their individual and group work. The subjects were 143 student teachers in their 2nd year of studies. At the beginning of the semester they filled in the Motivational

Cirila Peklaj; Melita Puklek

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Tutor and Student Assessments of Academic Writing Tutorials: What is "Success"?  

E-print Network

students, both native speakers (NSs) and nonnative speakers (NNSs) of English, in the full range of academic disciplines, at four campus sites. 2.3. Participants Participants in the study were six NS and six Asian NNS undergraduate students enrolled... 53 M (36) NSF (29) English (literature) Political Science no yes B 59 F (28) NSM (22) English (literature) Math no yes C 59 F (50) NSF (19) Education English (composition) no yes D 57 F (37) NNSM (20) English (literature) English (composition) no no E...

Thonus, Terese

2002-01-01

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Supporting Geoscience Students at Two-Year Colleges: Career Preparation and Academic Success  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Two-year colleges play an important role in developing a competent and creative geoscience workforce, teaching science to pre-service K-12 teachers, producing earth-science literate citizens, and providing a foundation for broadening participation in the geosciences. The Supporting and Advancing Geoscience Education in Two-Year Colleges (SAGE 2YC) project has developed web resources for geoscience faculty on the preparation and support of students in two-year colleges (2YCs). Online resources developed from two topical workshops and several national, regional, and local workshops around the country focus on two main categories: Career Preparation and Workforce Development, and Supporting Student Success in Geoscience at Two-year Colleges. The Career Preparation and Workforce Development resources were developed to help faculty make the case that careers in the geosciences provide a range of possibilities for students and to support preparation for the geoscience workforce and for transfer to four-year programs as geoscience majors. Many two-year college students are unaware of geoscience career opportunities and these materials help illuminate possible futures for them. Resources include an overview of what geoscientists do; profiles of possible careers along with the preparation necessary to qualify for them; geoscience employer perspectives about jobs and the knowledge, skills, abilities and attitudes they are looking for in their employees; employment trends in sectors of the economy that employ geoscience professionals; examples of geotechnician workforce programs (e.g. Advanced Technological Education Centers, environmental technology programs, marine technician programs); and career resources available from professional societies. The website also provides information to support student recruitment into the geosciences and facilitate student transfer to geoscience programs at four- year colleges and universities, including sections on advising support before and after transfer, research opportunities, and 2YC-4YC collaborations. Improving student success is an important priority at most 2YCs, and is especially challenging because students who enroll at a 2YC arrive with a wide range of abilities, preparation, and goals. Web resources that build on research from education, cognitive science, and psychology address topics such as stereotype threat, solo status, the affective domain, and effective teaching approaches. Other materials describe how to work with various student populations (e.g., English-language learners, students with disabilities, veterans), approaches to strengthening students' ability to monitor their own learning, and other strategies for supporting student success. Programs that support student success in general are important for the more specific goal of developing the geoscience workforce.

McDaris, J. R.; Kirk, K. B.; Layou, K.; Macdonald, H.; Baer, E. M.; Blodgett, R. H.; Hodder, J.

2013-12-01

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Student Success Center Graduate Teaching Assistant ORGANIZATION  

E-print Network

POSITION: Student Success Center Graduate Teaching Assistant ORGANIZATION: The College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources (CASNR) Student Success Center is a part of CASNR's Academic Programs Office and supports student learning, development, and achievement by providing tools

Veiga, Pedro Manuel Barbosa

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Academic Entitlement and Academic Performance in Graduating Pharmacy Students  

PubMed Central

Objectives. To determine a measurable definition of academic entitlement, measure academic entitlement in graduating doctor of pharmacy (PharmD) students, and compare the academic performance between students identified as more or less academically entitled. Methods. Graduating students at a private health sciences institution were asked to complete an electronic survey instrument that included demographic data, academic performance, and 2 validated academic entitlement instruments. Results. One hundred forty-one of 243 students completed the survey instrument. Fourteen (10%) students scored greater than the median total points possible on 1 or both of the academic entitlement instruments and were categorized as more academically entitled. Less academically entitled students required fewer reassessments and less remediation than more academically entitled students. The highest scoring academic entitlement items related to student perception of what professors should do for them. Conclusion. Graduating pharmacy students with lower levels of academic entitlement were more academically successful than more academically entitled students. Moving from an expert opinion approach to evidence-based decision-making in the area of academic entitlement will allow pharmacy educators to identify interventions that will decrease academic entitlement and increase academic success in pharmacy students. PMID:25147388

Barclay, Sean M.; Stolte, Scott K.

2014-01-01

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The influence of study methods and knowledge processing on academic success and long-term recall of anatomy learning by first-year veterinary students  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This article describes the outcomes of a research study conducted with veterinary students that investigated the impact of active and passive learning on academic achievement and long term learning. The article delves into alternate explanations for their outcomes and explains how study habits have a large contribution on measures of academic success and recall.

Dr. Peter J Ward (West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine Structural Biology)

2008-03-01

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Fall 2014/Spring 2015 1 FACT Sheet on Academic Advising and Student Success Resources at San Jose State University  

E-print Network

academic support of low-income and educationally disadvantaged students. EOP students can expect to receive-generation college students or registered with a disability that hinders academic performance.* · TRIO McNair Scholar Program: (http://mcnair.sjsu.edu) Federally funded program designed to encourage low-income individuals

Su, Xiao

102

2012-2013 Annual Report Academic Success Center  

E-print Network

2012-2013 Annual Report Academic Success Center #12;History The Academic Success Center was established as the Academic Support Center in fall 2001 with a few pilot programs in tutoring and supplemental instruction to provide academic support to help Clemson students stay in school and retain scholarships

Duchowski, Andrew T.

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2011-2012 Annual Report Academic Success Center  

E-print Network

2011-2012 Annual Report Academic Success Center #12;2 History The Academic Success Center was established as the Academic Support Center in fall 2001 with a few pilot programs in tutoring and supplemental instruction to provide academic support to help Clemson students stay in school and retain scholarships

Duchowski, Andrew T.

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Parent involvement and the relationship to academic success  

Microsoft Academic Search

This study examined the relationship between parent involvement and academic success at the middle school level and was intended to provide administrators and educators with insight into the relationship parent involvement has with academic success of middle school students. This study was limited to 207 eighth grade students at the Academy for Academics and Arts, Challenger Middle School, and Davis

Debi Sue Edwards

2002-01-01

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Promoting Academic Success Among Latino Youths  

Microsoft Academic Search

This article describes results from the Oregon Latino Youth Survey, which was designed to identify factors that promote or hinder academic success for Latino middle school and high school youngsters. The study samples included a total of 564 Latino and non-Latino students and parents. Analyses showed that Latino students reported a high frequency of discriminatory experiences and institutional barriers at

Charles R. Martinez Jr; David S. DeGarmo; J. Mark Eddy

2004-01-01

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Fall 2013/Spring 2014 1 FACT Sheet on Academic Advising and Student Success Resources at San Jose State University  

E-print Network

academic support of low-income and educationally disadvantaged students. EOP students can expect to receive or registered with a disability that hinders academic performance.* · TRIO McNair Scholar Program: (http://mcnair.sjsu.edu) Federally funded program designed to encourage low-income individuals who are first-generation college

Su, Xiao

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Fall 2012/Spring 2013 1 FACT Sheet on Academic Advising and Student Success Resources at San Jose State University  

E-print Network

) is designed to improve student academic support of low-income and educationally disadvantaged students. EOP or registered with a disability that hinders academic performance.* · TRIO McNair Scholar Program: (http://mcnair.sjsu.edu) Federally funded program designed to encourage low-income individuals who are first-generation college

Su, Xiao

108

Investigating University Students' Attitudes towards Physics Lesson, Their Self-Efficacy Beliefs and Burnout Levels for the Prediction of Their Academic Success in Physics Lessons  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The purpose of this study is to find out whether university students' attitudes towards physics lesson, their self-efficacy beliefs and burnout levels predict their academic success in physics lessons. The research group consists of 641 university students of which 307 are girls (47.1%) and 334 boys (52.9%). The research data were collected…

Capri, Burhan

2013-01-01

109

The Role of Social Networks in the Adjustment and Academic Success of International Students: A Case Study of a University in the Southwest  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This study is a qualitative investigation of the role that social networks play in the adjustment and academic success of international students. With large numbers of international students enrolled on US campuses, it is important for practitioners to prepare, understand and address their dynamic needs. Based on social network, social capital and…

Kisang, Benjamin

2010-01-01

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Academically Successful African American Male Urban High School Students' Experiences of Mattering to Others at School  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Mattering to others has been shown to be a key construct of mental health and wellness. Emerging research links interpersonal mattering and school climate. In this study, the authors use transcendental phenomenology to explore how interpersonal mattering impacts the academic achievement of urban African American males who are academically

Tucker, Catherine; Dixon, Andrea; Griddine, Ke'Shana

2010-01-01

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Retention Assistance Request for Curriculum Committee Academic Success Resources  

E-print Network

Retention Assistance Request for Curriculum Committee Academic Success Resources Improving-Year Experience & Transition Program success@unl.edu to identify these students, provide them with course you that these resources are available: Academic Success Coaches are available for students, they build supportive

Powers, Robert

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Connecting Students to Schools to Support Their Emotional Well-Being and Academic Success  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Students' sense of belonging to school communities decreases as they progress through primary and secondary education. In fact, approximately half (40%-60%) of students are chronically disengaged from school by the time they reach high school. A lack of school engagement negatively affects millions of students, and efforts to connect students to…

Sulkowski, Michael L.; Demary, Michelle K.; Lazarus, Philip J.

2012-01-01

113

Factors Affecting Student Academic Success in Gateway Courses at Northern Arizona University  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Students in gateway business, math, and science courses at Northern Arizona University receive non-passing grades (grades of D, F, and W) at high rates. To identify possible trends in demographic groups that receive DFWs and to investigate why students receive DFWs in these courses, a student survey was administered to 719 students in 7 gateway…

Benford, Russell; Gess-Newsome, Julie

2006-01-01

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Relationships of Personality, Affect, Emotional Intelligence and Coping with Student Stress and Academic Success: Different Patterns of Association for Stress and Success  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The associations of personality, affect, trait emotional intelligence (EI) and coping style measured at the start of the academic year with later academic performance were examined in a group of undergraduate students at the University of Edinburgh. The associations of the dispositional and affect measures with concurrent stress and life…

Saklofske, Donald H.; Austin, Elizabeth J.; Mastoras, Sarah M.; Beaton, Laura; Osborne, Shona E.

2012-01-01

115

Motivating First-Generation Students to Academic Success and College Completion  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Institutions play an important role in motivating students by understanding intrinsic and extrinsic factors that motivate students to remain in college. Postsecondary institutions should provide a range of programs to help these students face their challenges and weaknesses. Colleges and universities should escalate the process of creating bridge…

Petty, Tanjula

2014-01-01

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Lecture-Tutorial Coherency: Student-Supplied Written Responses As Indicators of Academic Success  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The Lecture-Tutorial Coherency Project investigates the correlation between correctness and coherency in students' written Lecture-Tutorial (LT) responses, and their understanding of introductory astronomy content. Astronomy education researchers, including undergraduate students from the CAE Ambassadors Program (former Astro 101 students who serve as instructional assistants), created rubrics designed to assess the correctness and coherency of students' written explanations of reasoning for three LT questions from the 2010 semester and four LT questions from the 2011 semester. We used these rubrics to score the LT responses of over 1300 students. We compared the average of students' written correctness and coherency scores to their responses to LSCI questions and conceptually difficult and closely related multiple-choice exam items. Our data indicates no significant difference in the correctness of student responses between students who write weak vs. robust scientific explanations of reasoning. However, it is worth noting that the average LSCI normalized gain scores and average exam-question scores for this population of students (regardless of their correctness and coherency cores) is higher than what is typically achieved by students after traditional lecture-based instruction or from low-interactivity classrooms. These results suggest that the cognitive engagement required to complete the Socratic-dialog driven LT activities is sufficient to promote higher levels of conceptual understanding regardless of whether the students actually write out their explanations.

Eckenrode, J.; Welch, J. D.; Saldivar, H.; Prather, E. E.; Wallace, C. S.; CATS

2013-04-01

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A Qualitative Study: The Impact of Selected Non-Cognitive Variables on the Academic Success and Achievement of Culturally Diverse Academic Scholarship Students  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The study examined whether select non-cognitive variables such as, (Sedlacek, 1989, 1991, 1993, 2004; Tracey & Sedlacek 1984, 1985, 1987, 1989) impacted the academic achievement, retention and graduation rates of culturally diverse academic scholarship students at a predominantly white higher education institutions. The subjects of the study were…

Wilson, Linda Louise

2009-01-01

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An Analysis of Factors Contributing to the Academic Success of Transfer Students  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Attrition is a growing concern among higher education institutions. Student retention has long been viewed as a measure of institutional effectiveness. The number of transfer students, particularly those who seek entry into postsecondary education by transfer from a two-year to a four-year institution, continues to increase. However, transfer…

Smith-Moore, Donna Lynn

2013-01-01

119

Wrestling with Online Learning Technologies: Blind Students' Struggle to Achieve Academic Success  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This study examines the usability challenges and emotional reactions of blind college students in their attempts to access online educational materials and to communicate with colleagues through online technologies. A case study approach was adopted. Five students were interviewed regarding their online learning experiences using Blackboard, a…

Muwanguzi, Samuel; Lin, Lin

2010-01-01

120

A Model for Multivariate Prediction of Academic Success of "Transfer Students" in Pharmacy School  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

A model for the systematic and rapid evaluation of transfer students is presented. Transfer students are defined as having completed organic chemistry and other basic courses and are ready to enter the first professional year in a standard 2:3 program. Data for the predictor equations are from the University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy. (LBH)

Palmieri, Anthony, III

1977-01-01

121

A Phenomenological Investigation of Student Achievement: Perceptions of Academic Success as Told by Single African American and Hispanic Mothers  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

A number of factors seem to contribute to low student achievement in the organization of education. Some of these factors exist prior to children reaching school age. It seems as though a vast quantity of minority students struggle academically. Research supports the belief that socioeconomic status, ethnicity, and single-parent families have an…

Stewart, Shawn M.

2010-01-01

122

Dynamics of Teacher-Student Relationships: Stability and Change across Elementary School and the Influence on Children's Academic Success  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This study modeled teacher-student relationship trajectories throughout elementary school to predict gains in achievement in an ethnic-diverse sample of 657 academically at-risk students (mean age = 6.57 years, SD = 0.39). Teacher reports of warmth and conflict were collected in Grades 1-5. Achievement was tested in Grades 1 and 6. For conflict,…

Spilt, Jantine L.; Hughes, Jan N.; Wu, Jiun-Yu; Kwok, Oi-Man

2012-01-01

123

"Cooling out" in the Community College: What Is the Effect of Academic Advising on Students' Chances of Success?  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Burton Clark's proposition concerning the "cooling out" of underprepared students in community colleges has a controversial history and remains a point of contention. Central to Clark's description of the "cooling out" process is the academic counselor, whose job it is to dissuade underprepared students from goals perceived to be overambitious and…

Bahr, Peter Riley

2008-01-01

124

Using the Achieving Success Everyday (ASE) Group Model to Promote Self-Esteem and Academic Achievement for English as a Second Language (ESL) Students  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The Achieving Success Everyday (ASE) group model is used to promote self-esteem and academic performance of English as a second language (ESL) students. The findings from the preliminary data indicated that the participants' self-esteem was significantly improved after participation in the group. There was no significant improvement in the total…

Shi, Qi; Steen, Sam

2012-01-01

125

Impact of School Counselors' Use of Deliberate Practice and Accountability Measures on Perceived Levels of Self-Efficacy and Student Academic Success  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This study examined the degree and frequency to which school counselors' utilized accountability measures and deliberate practice and their impact on perceived levels of counselor self-efficacy, as well as, perceived levels of student academic success. This study attempted to answer several critical questions regarding school counselor…

Paolini, Allison C.

2012-01-01

126

Evaluating the Relationship between College Students' Vocational Congruence, Academic Success, and Career Maturity: Career Counseling Implications and Future Directions.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Several researchers have hypothesized relationships between vocational congruence and career success. In view of this fact, a study examined the relationships between the vocational congruence, academic success, and career maturity of 401 undergraduates (251 females and 150 males) attending a large state university. The respondents, who…

Luzzo, Darrell Anthony

127

Student Success. January 2006  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

"Student Success" is EPI's occasional e-magazine dedicated to the discussion of retaining students in higher education. In this issue: (1) Seven Guiding Questions for Student Retention (Watson Scott Swail); (2) Interview: George Kuh and the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE); (3) The Review: Student Success looks at a new book edited by…

Online Submission, 2006

2006-01-01

128

Hartnell College's Academic Learning Center: Recommitting to Underrepresented Student Access and Success  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Hartnell College is a Hispanic-serving institution serving the Salinas Valley in California, a vast 1,000-square-mile agricultural region. The district includes large numbers of migrant workers and their families, chronically high unemployment, high rates of poverty, and low educational attainment. A review of student performance data in 2002…

Kane, Michael A.; Henderson, Frank

2006-01-01

129

The Impact of a Psychology Learning Community on Academic Success, Retention, and Student Learning Outcomes  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Learning communities have become an integral part of the educational reform movement of the past two decades and have been heralded as a promising strategy for restructuring undergraduate education. This study used a matched control group design to examine the impact of participation in a psychology learning community (PLC) on a range of student

Buch, Kim; Spaulding, Sue

2011-01-01

130

Factors Contributing to Academic Success and Persistence in Female, Lower Socioeconomic College Students  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This qualitative research study looked at 13 students who because of their backgrounds and/or family environments were considered to be high risk of educational failure, but against the odds completed a 4-year degree with honors. Analysis of the open-ended interview protocol produced 5 emergent themes: (a) self-described individual attributes that…

Huffman, Martisia Denise

2012-01-01

131

Principals' Instructional Leadership within a Teacher Performance Appraisal System: Enhancing Students' Academic Success  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The purpose of this study was to identify principals' instructional leadership actions within a comprehensive teacher evaluation system in successful schools rated as recognized or exemplary by the accountability measures in place. The study followed a multiple case study approach. Participants included six school administrators within the same…

Ovando, Martha N.; Ramirez, Alfredo, Jr.

2007-01-01

132

Fact Sheet on Self-Regulation Behaviors and Academic Success  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This document was developed by Access Tech Careers to support successful course completion for students with learning disabilities. This handout provides examples of research and statistics on how self-regulation impacts learning and academic success.

133

Academic Predictors of Online Course Success in the Community College  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The purpose of this study was to identify academic factors that might predict online course success for community college students. Online course success was a focus of national research and debate as studies consistently indicated lower success rates in online courses as compared to traditional courses; however, research that identified academic

Hawkins, Christy D.

2012-01-01

134

Academic Buoyancy: Towards an Understanding of Students' Everyday Academic Resilience  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Academic buoyancy is developed as a construct reflecting everyday academic resilience within a positive psychology context and is defined as students' ability to successfully deal with academic setbacks and challenges that are typical of the ordinary course of school life (e.g., poor grades, competing deadlines, exam pressure, difficult…

Martin, Andrew J.; Marsh, Herbert W.

2008-01-01

135

Academic Buildings Student & Admin.  

E-print Network

Space Information(student) Legend Information(security) Pay Parking Permit Parking Bus Stop Food Academic Buildings Student & Admin. Services Residence Public Parking Permit Parking Gathering RECREATION & ATHLETICS UNIVERCITY HIGHLANDS BURNABY MOUNTAIN CONSERVATION AREA Residence Lane Lot H P

136

Optimizing Student Success in Calculus  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

We provide an overview of the Calculus Pilot Project that was undertaken by the Rochester Institute of Technology in the 2001 and 2002 academic years. A brief discussion of demographics is followed by a description of three specific steps that, in concert, increased student success rates by over 16%. (Contains 3 tables and 5 figures.)

Maggelakis, Sophia; Lutzer, Carl

2007-01-01

137

Factors Related To The Academic Success Of College Football Players  

Microsoft Academic Search

Purpose. The purpose of this study is to identify significant factors that are related to the academic success of a group of college student-athletes. The study examines factors which may explain why certain student-athletes integrate and succeed in college, whereas others detach themselves academically and, in effect, drop out mentally.Many other studies have been conducted to predict academic success versus

Gale Lang

1987-01-01

138

A multivariate analysis of academic abilities and strategies for successful and unsuccessful college students in different major fields  

Microsoft Academic Search

Compared 256 male and female freshmen in major study fields on a set of ability measures and a set of academic strategy measures. Multivariate analysis of variance was employed to compare students in a 5 * 2 * 3 (Major Field * Sex * GPA) design. There were significant main effects for major field and for sex on both ability

Roy D. Goldman; David J. Hudson

1973-01-01

139

When Working Together Works: Academic Success for Students in Out-of-Home Care. Best Practices in Homeless Education  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The National Center for Homeless Education and the Legal Center for Foster Care and Education present this brief to help educators and child welfare advocates work together to support the academic success of children and youth in out-of-home care. The brief offers practical, proven strategies for implementing two federal laws collaboratively: The…

National Center for Homeless Education at SERVE, 2010

2010-01-01

140

Academic Success for Students of Color . . . At What Cost? The Importance of School Context at Birch High School  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Kiara, an African American rising freshman, has aspirations to become a medical doctor. She enrolls at Birch High School because of the reputation of the principal, Mr. Brown, whose vision for academic excellence permeates every corner of the school. Kiara graduates from high school with top honors, but realizes her success may have come at a…

Chambers, Terah T. Venzant; Tabron, Lolita A.

2013-01-01

141

Success course intervention for students on academic probation in science majors: A longitudinal quantitative examination of the treatment effects on performance, persistence, and graduation  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

With increasing external and internal pressure to increase retention and graduation rates in select colleges along with increasing numbers of college-going populations over time, student affairs professionals have responded with a variety of programs to support students' transition to college. This study sought to examine freshman students in science majors went on academic probation at the end of their first semester. If these students did not raise their GPAs quickly, they faced academic dismissal from the institution. Consequently, the institution would not be able to retain them, and ultimately, they would not graduate. Managerial professionals at the institution created, implemented, and evaluated an intervention in the form of a success course for these students to help get them back on track, retain them, and ultimately graduate from the institution. The literatures drawn upon for this study included retention theory, probationary student behaviors and attitudes, interventions, success courses, fear appeal theories, academic capitalism, and institutional isomorphism. The study employed tests including chi-square, logistic regressions, and differences-in-differences fixed effects regressions to identify the differences and effects on performance, persistence, and graduation rates of the treatment and comparison groups. The findings of this study showed significant differences between the persistence and graduation rates of the treatment and control groups, and regression effects showed a short-term causal effect on performance as well as significant likelihoods of persisting and graduating within four or five years. Recommendations for further improvements to interventions are discussed in the final chapter.

Marshall, Zachary L.

2011-12-01

142

THE ENGINEERING TALENT PIPELINE Enhancing the Pathway to Academic Success  

E-print Network

THE ENGINEERING TALENT PIPELINE Enhancing the Pathway to Academic Success The UW-Madison College, to succeed in science and engineering. These programs benefit all students, since the success of future and individuals to support COE students, enhance retention and graduation success rates, and build a more diverse

Sheridan, Jennifer

143

Understanding Student Swirl: The Role of Environmental Factors and Retention Efforts in the Later Academic Success of Suspended Students  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

"Student swirl," or the inconsistent flow in and out of college coursework from term-to-term, institution-to-institution, reflects the non-traditional nature of many community college students. Swirl can be triggered by such stressors as: balancing work, school, and family obligations; financial challenges; and health problems. In turn, it…

Wang, Yan; Pilarzyk, Tom

2010-01-01

144

FACT Sheet on Academic Advising and Student Success Resources at San Jose State University (Online at: http://www.sjsu.edu/sass/docs/advising_resource.pdf)  

E-print Network

-income and educationally disadvantaged students. EOP students can expect to receive comprehensive educational and academic-income or first-generation college students or registered with a disability that hinders academic performance low-income individuals who are first-generation college students, and/or underrepresented in graduate

Su, Xiao

145

Accelerated Baccalaureate Nursing Students: Perceptions of Success  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Although there are a number of anecdotal reports on demographic characteristics and academic success of accelerated nursing students, few empirical studies have been undertaken to examine these students' success, despite this type of programs' existence for more than a decade, and only three studies have sought to examine the perspective of the…

Blozen, Barbara B.

2010-01-01

146

Effects of Resource Allocation on Student Academic Achievement and Self-Perceptions of Success in an Urban Setting  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Civil Rights legislation, now 50 years old, "de facto" segregation based on socioeconomic factors, such as poverty and ethnicity in urban areas translates into the surrounding schools, with a legacy of limited funding, reduced services, and teachers with limited training to successfully engage students in high poverty areas. This study…

Harris, Kimberly

2014-01-01

147

Evaluating the impact of scenario-based high-fidelity patient simulation on academic metrics of student success.  

PubMed

Despite the ongoing nursing shortage, nurse educators are responsible for preparing students to practice in highly complex health care systems. As nurse educators explore new learning strategies to support an increase in student admissions, they must also evaluate the impact of these strategies on the quality of the educational experience. The study reported here evaluated the impact of scenario-based, high-fidelity patient simulation used to increase student admissions in an associate degree and baccalaureate nursing program in north-central Texas upon students' sense of their own clinical competence, graduating grade point average (GPA), and performance on standardized exit examinations. These are measures commonly used by nurse educators as metrics of success. PMID:21923008

Sportsman, Susan; Schumacker, Randall E; Hamilton, Patti

2011-01-01

148

Student Success Program.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The Student Success Program (SSP) at Mohawk College of Applied Arts and Technology, in Ontario (Canada), combines institutional research, intervention strategies, and evaluation to form an effective model of student retention. The institutional research component is managed by the Retention Information System (RIS), which collects demographic,…

Grevatt, William K.

149

Academic Training (J-1 Student)  

E-print Network

Academic Training (J-1 Student) International Center D E F I N I T I O N : J-1 students Training. Such employment can only be in a field of study indicated on the student's DS-2019. C O N D I T I months of academic training (post-doctoral research/teaching positions only). Academic training can

Heller, Barbara

150

Challenges of Academic Listening in English: Reports by Chinese Students  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Academic listening plays an important role in an ESL university student's academic success. Research in EAP has begun to show that ESL students have difficulty in English academic listening at American universities. Chinese students, who are from a different educational system and cultural environment, experience particular challenges in English…

Huang, Jinyan

2005-01-01

151

Academic Course Engagement during One Semester Forecasts College Success: Engaged Students Are More Likely to Earn a Degree, Do It Faster, and Do It Better  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The purpose of the present study was to assess the relation of academic course engagement and subsequent college success over a 5- to 6-year period. In the present study, the authors defined college success as degree attainment, time to degree, and academic performance (final cumulative GPA). This study reports on follow-up data from participants…

Svanum, Soren; Bigatti, Silvia M.

2009-01-01

152

Factors Predicting Academic Success in Second and Third Language among Russian-Speaking Immigrant Students Studying in Israeli Schools  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The purpose of this study was to investigate the factors predicting academic proficiency (AP), the specialised domains required for performing academic tasks, among Russian speaking (L1) immigrants currently studying Hebrew as a second language (L2) and English as a third language (L3) in Israeli schools. Specifically, the study examined the…

Haim, Orly

2014-01-01

153

The Academic Alert System: a helpful tool for students and instructors. Missouri S&T is committed to the success of its students by providing an environment conducive to teaching  

E-print Network

The Academic Alert System: a helpful tool for students and instructors. Missouri S&T is committed, the university has implemented the Academic Alert System. The Academic Alert System is a web-based application that supports communication among instructors, advisors, and students. The purpose of the Academic Alert System

Missouri-Rolla, University of

154

Teacher Expectations as Predictors of Academic Success.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Follows up previous study of social and psychological effects of orthodontic treatment upon children. Reports that teachers' ratings of student attractiveness correlated significantly with judgments of children's sociability, popularity, academic achievement, and leadership. Concludes that teachers' estimations of academic capability was a good…

Keneal, Pamela; And Others

1991-01-01

155

ACADEMIC SUCCESS CENTER Hixson-Lied Success Scholars application for scholarship.  

E-print Network

ACADEMIC SUCCESS CENTER Hixson-Lied Success Scholars ­ application for scholarship. APPLICANT: _______________________________________________________ MAIL, EMAIL, OR FAX YOUR COMPLETED APPLICATION PACKET TO: UNLV Academic Success Center ATTN: Mary

Hemmers, Oliver

156

2009-2010 Annual Report Academic Success Center  

E-print Network

2009-2010 Annual Report Academic Success Center #12;History The Academic Success Center Academic Affairs). The center name was changed to Academic Success Center in 2005. Several programs were have grown exponentially and have received national and international recognition. The Academic Success

Stuart, Steven J.

157

Psychosocial Factors Predicting First-Year College Student Success  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This study made use of a model of college success that involves students achieving academic goals and life satisfaction. Hierarchical regressions examined the role of six psychosocial factors for college success among 579 first-year college students. Academic self-efficacy and organization and attention to study were predictive of first semester…

Krumrei-Mancuso, Elizabeth J.; Newton, Fred B.; Kim, Eunhee; Wilcox, Dan

2013-01-01

158

A Bridge to Academic Success  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

In the past year, there was an overall decrease in dropouts at all grade levels in Maryland, with the largest decrease occurring among students in grade 12. Not surprisingly, principals across the state discovered that alternative assessment strategies that were designed to help students from special populations actually worked for all students.…

Pfeifer, R. Scott; Sadusky, Bernard; Kubic, Kathryn

2010-01-01

159

Student Engagement and Academic Performance of Iraqi Refugee Community College Students in America  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Many researchers have documented the challenges of working with culturally different elementary and high school students and have provided evidence of pedagogical practices that increase student engagement and academic success. However, a gap still exists in the understanding of student engagement and academic success of adult refugee students in…

Hollands, Lucinda

2012-01-01

160

The Role of Academic Discourse in Minority Students' Academic Assimilation  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Many minority students enter the university without the discursive ''codes of power" that they need both to find academic success and to self-identify as scholars. High schools and college preparatory programs too often ignore the role that academic language and literacy play in success at the college level. Even when academic

White, John W.; Ali-Khan, Carolyne

2013-01-01

161

The relationship between reading comprehension skill assessment methods and academic success for first semester students in a selected Bachelor of Science in Nursing program in Texas  

E-print Network

This retrospective descriptive study addressed the relationship between reading comprehension skills as measured by the Nelson-Denny Reading Test and the Nurse Entrance Test and indices of academic success (i.e., grade point average of prerequisite...

Cook, Jennifer D. M.

2007-04-25

162

Attributions of the Success-Oriented Teacher for Students' Successes and Failures.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Twenty-nine student teachers selected for high success orientation toward teaching, compared with 34 controls selected for high failure-avoidance orientation, took relatively more credit for their students' academic successes than they gave their students; they also accepted relatively more blame for students' failures. However, an analysis of the…

Keislar, Evan R.

163

Gender Differences in Perceived Value of a Program to Promote Academic and Career Success for Students with Disabilities  

Microsoft Academic Search

This article reports the results of a retrospective survey of participants in an exemplary transition program for college-bound youth with disabilities. The study compared how male and female participants perceived changes in themselves in the areas of academic skills, social skills, Internet skills, levels of preparation for college and employment, levels of awareness of career options, and personal characteristics during

Sheryl Burgstahler; Chuan Chang

2007-01-01

164

Improving Behavior and Academic Success through a Caring Classroom.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Concern for disruptive behavior in the classroom has been an ongoing issue at the local, state, and national level. This report describes a program for improving behavior and academic success through a caring classroom. The targeted population consisted of elementary students in growing rural and urban communities at three different elementary…

Lindmark, Terri; And Others

165

Recreation Center Participation and Its Relationship to Academic Success  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Many colleges and universities are engaged in developing enrollment strategies in higher education that focus on student retention. Using concepts based on Astin's (1993) theory of involvement and Tinto's (1975) theory of social interaction, this study focused on how participation in recreation center activities is related to the academic success

Knepp, Douglas S.

2011-01-01

166

Attributions to sexual minority women's academic success.  

PubMed

Narratives from 33 sexual minority women were examined to discover what factors contributed to their ability to acquire academic success, and what, if any, attributions are evident in some sexual minority women's experiences that provide the ability to persist and graduate. Coping strategies the participants used to gain the resiliency and persistence necessary to acquire academic success are discussed. Intrinsic themes were work ethic values, altruism, and self-efficacy. Extrinsic themes were mentors, family, and friends. Sexual minority women identified the complexity of intrinsic and extrinsic attributions that were used to successfully complete a four-year undergraduate degree in the United States. PMID:24328892

McCleaf, Kathy J

2014-01-01

167

Predictors of Success for Allied Health Students.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

A study of 424 allied health students (259 dental hygiene, 104 radiologic technology, and 61 respiratory therapy) found that the greater predictors of their academic success were the natural science subscore on the American College Test (ACT), high school grade point average, and class rank, age, and composite ACT score. (SK)

Jensen, Steven C.

1989-01-01

168

The relationships between personality, approaches to learning, and academic success in first-year psychology distance education students  

Microsoft Academic Search

The first aim of this study was to examine the relationships between the big five personality traits and approaches to learning in a sample of first-year psychology distance students. Approaches to learning are the intentions a student has when faced with a learning task. A deep approach reflects an intention to understand the material, a strategic approach reflects an intention

Lorelle J. Burton; Louise J. Nelson

169

The Effects of Reading Fluency Instruction on the Academic and Behavioral Success of Middle School Students in a Self-Contained EBD Classroom  

Microsoft Academic Search

The students with the most serious emotional and behavioral disorders (EBD) often are confined to self-contained special education classrooms where they typically exhibit chronic and pervasive problems with both academic and social behavior. These stu- dents fail more often than any other group of students and are subjected to more exclusion- ary practices as a reaction to these problems. Without

Terrance M. Scott; Amy Shearer-lingo

2002-01-01

170

The Effects of Reading Fluency Instruction on the Academic and Behavioral Success of Middle School Students in a Self-Contained EBD Classroom.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This study used two reading programs with three students in a self-contained class for children with emotional and/or behavior disorders. Results indicated that when instruction sets students up to succeed on a daily basis and monitor their own progress, positive academic and social outcomes are likely. Single subject research results and…

Scott, Terrance M.; Shearer-Lingo, Amy

2002-01-01

171

The Relationship between the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Scores and Academic Success of International Master's Students  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The purpose of this study was to examine if the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) and the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) are related to academic success defined by final cumulative grade point average (GPA). The data sample, from three Midwestern universities, was comprised of international graduate students who…

Arcuino, Cathy Lee T.

2013-01-01

172

Campus Resources Academic Success Center  

E-print Network

with a learning specialist or tutor in this Undergraduate Library location, as well as attend workshops to build for the English Proficiency Exam. The center is located in room 2310 in the Undergraduate Library. Student Building. University Advising Center advising.wayne.edu 313-577-2680 Located in the Undergraduate Library

Berdichevsky, Victor

173

PATTERN PREDICTION OF ACADEMIC SUCCESS.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

A TECHNIQUE OF PATTERN ANALYSIS WHICH EMPHASIZES THE DEVELOPMENT OF MORE EFFECTIVE WAYS OF SCORING A GIVEN SET OF VARIABLES WAS FORMULATED. TO THE ORIGINAL VARIABLES WERE SUCCESSIVELY ADDED TWO, THREE, AND FOUR VARIABLE PATTERNS AND THE INCREASE IN PREDICTIVE EFFICIENCY ASSESSED. RANDOMLY SELECTED HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS WHO HAD PARTICIPATED IN THE…

LUNNEBORG, CLIFFORD E.; LUNNEBORG, PATRICIA W.

174

Personality Type and Academic Achievement of Secondary School Students  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Personality is the man. The successful living of an individual, as a man, depends to a large extent on the academic achievement of that individual, as a student. This article attempts to find out personality type, academic achievement of secondary school students and relationship between them by selecting a sample of 300 secondary school students

Lawrence, Arul A. S.; Lawrence, John A.

2014-01-01

175

Immigrant College Students' Academic Obstacles  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Immigrant college student populations continue to grow on college campuses across the nation; yet, little is known about the experiences of immigrant students. This paper examines differences in perceived academic obstacles between immigrant students and non-immigrant students at six large, public research universities (n = 56,000). The…

Soria, Krista M.; Stebleton, Michael

2013-01-01

176

African American Males in the Community College: Towards a Model of Academic Success  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Many scholars have noted the dismal persistence rates of Black male students in community colleges, as well as their poor academic success outcomes. This study sought to further the literature on academic success by exploring student perspectives in one southwestern community college. The purpose of this study was to examine the experiences of…

Wood, Jonathan Luke

2010-01-01

177

TOEFL and FCE Tests as Predictors of Academic Success for Undergraduate Students at the University of Bahrain.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The purpose of this study was to examine the multivariate relationship of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) and the First Certificate of English (FCE), administered by the University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate, and to determine whether students' total score on the TOEFL or their overall score on the FCE tends to be a…

Al-Musawi, Nu'man M.; Al-Ansari, Saif H.

178

Factors Influencing Affordability, Accessibility and Academic Success of Military Student Veterans in Higher Education: A Descriptive Case Study  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Currently, an increasing number of military student veterans are arriving on college campuses. Therefore, higher education administrators need to understand veterans' needs and analyze policies, procedures, and programs to determine how to create more veteran-friendly campuses. The purpose of this descriptive case study was to obtain a…

Lopez, Charles A.

2011-01-01

179

Online: The Student Success Network.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The Foothill-De Anza Community College District has digitalized student transcripts, and will create a Student Success Network (SSN) that will provide (1) online Individual Educational Plans for students; (2) electronic student portfolios to facilitate early identification of "at risk" students; and (3) a Counselor Web Portal for online advising.…

Griffin, Robert

2000-01-01

180

Factors Affecting the Success of Hmong College Students in America  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This study explores barriers and success factors of Hmong students in American colleges by interviewing five Hmong graduate students from refugee families in the US. Emerging themes revolve around academic, cultural and financial barriers. Professors, advisors, classmates, academic support programmes, family, financial aid and their own…

Xiong, Soua; Lam, Sarah K. Y.

2013-01-01

181

ADHD--Building Academic Success. Policy Briefs.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This policy brief discusses students with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and their school performance. Reasons are presented to explain why children with ADHD fail. The three main characteristics of ADHD (inattention, impulsivity, and hyperactivity) and their interference with academic performance are discussed. The brief…

Gregg, Soleil

182

Building a successful trauma practice in academics.  

PubMed

Building a successful trauma practice in the academic medicine sector requires planning, contemplation, and continuous reevaluation. Although there are no rigid formulas, there are some common sense approaches that can help you start along the path toward a successful academic trauma career. This article outlines a blueprint that I have found helpful in establishing my academic practice. There are 4 major areas of emphasis that we will discuss: (1) the importance of a definable career path and goals; (2) developing a small understanding of the business aspects of medicine and trauma; (3) the value of developing a niche within the practice of trauma; and (4) The importance of developing complementary orthopaedic skills outside the realm of conventional trauma. Occasionally, the third and fourth areas may overlap. PMID:22089846

Stannard, James P

2011-12-01

183

Academic Success Centre Room 10-2584  

E-print Network

which is `second-hand' knowledge: a history book, a biography, a textbook, a journal article, etcAcademic Success Centre Room 10-2584 250-960-6367 www.unbc.ca/asc Writing in History History papers follow the same format as any research paper in the humanities. Other disciplines which History writing

Northern British Columbia, University of

184

Innovations: Student Success Program Innovation  

E-print Network

Innovations: Student Success Program Innovation *An innovation indicates: a new idea or method strategies, math, HESI comprehensive exam and course preparation, along with financial and psychosocial to communicate with distance sites. 4. Effectiveness/Successes of the Innovations: The Student Success

Huang, Haiying

185

A study of the relationship between interest preferences and academic success for 622 Texas A. & M. College students  

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Weynand, Robert Smith

1950-01-01

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The Effects of a Strengths-Based Assessment and Development Program on First-Term Masters of Business Administration Students and Future Academic Success  

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Adults returning to graduate school to acquire a master of business administration (MBA) degree face a myriad of challenges as they attempt to manage academic responsibilities, work, family, and social obligations. Currently, a number of educational professionals only look to identify and remediate student deficiencies. Developing existing…

Hohn, Michael C.

2009-01-01

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Making a Way to Success: Self-Authorship and Academic Achievement of First-Year African American Students at Historically Black Colleges  

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The purpose of the study was to estimate the relationship between academic achievement in college, as defined by first-year grade point average (GPA), and self-authorship among African American first-year students at an HBCU (N = 140), using hierarchical linear regression techniques. A single research question guided this investigation: What is…

Strayhorn, Terrell L.

2014-01-01

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The Influence of Study Methods and Knowledge Processing on Academic Success and Long-Term Recall of Anatomy Learning by First-Year Veterinary Students  

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The purpose of this investigation was to quantitatively and qualitatively identify the study methods and learning strategies that veterinary students used to study anatomy during their first year of professional school and to correlate these with their academic achievement and long-term recall of information. It was surmised that active study…

Ward, Peter J.; Walker, James J.

2008-01-01

189

Student Success & Well-being  

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Promoting Student Success & Well-being Helping ease students' integration into University lifeGill. To this end, the University offers a broad range of services that create a supportive environment and ensure that students'years beyond McGill continue to provide enriching experiences. Student Services Services aux

Kambhampati, Patanjali

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Investing in Student Success  

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In this article, the author shares how he was inspired to advance the cause of college completion in Maryland as he recently received the Carnegie Corporation Academic Leadership Award with $500,000 as award money. He shares how he intended to make use of the award money and mentions that it is in the spirit of making a positive difference that he…

Kirwan, William E.

2010-01-01

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The academically gifted female student in science  

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The protocol of this study was designed to investigate the factors three gifted, young women perceived as influencing their successful transition from an accelerated science high school program to three accelerated university science programs. The research design was a mixed methods study involving three gifted women as they maneuvered through a high school magnet program for science and matriculated into separate university honors programs for science majors. As high school graduates, these women also achieved honors and citations for academic excellence. During their initial years of college, these students maintained outstanding grades in rigorous programs for science majors. These criteria yielded three, gifted female students who proved to be resilient and committed to meeting the demands of an academic program of science. In an attempt to understand the influential factors in the academic lives of these students, a narrative inquiry as well as a quantitative component comprised of three inventories for descriptive data were selected. The impetus for this research resided in the need to better understand the factors contributing to the shaping of the self-identity of the gifted female student as she achieved academic success in the typically, male dominated science classrooms; subsequently, the guidance by parents and educators may prove influential in developing the achievement orientation within the self-identity of the young woman.

Brown, Paula R.

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ALAS: Achievement for Latinos through Academic Success. What Works Clearinghouse Intervention Report  

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"ALAS," an acronym for "Achievement for Latinos through Academic Success" that means "wings" in Spanish, is a middle school (or junior high school) intervention designed to address student, school, family, and community factors that affect dropping out. Each student is assigned a counselor who monitors attendance, behavior, and academic

What Works Clearinghouse, 2006

2006-01-01

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Student Success in Business Statistics  

Microsoft Academic Search

Many universities require Business Statistics for undergraduate business majors. For students with weak quantitative and critical thinking skills, these courses present a significant challenge that must be met before beginning academic work in their major field. Pearson and partial correlation coefficients are calculated to identify three factors from an initial model of seven that are found to be significantly related

Carolyn F. Rochelle; Douglas Dotterweich

2007-01-01

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Dynamics of Teacher-Student Relationships: Stability and Change across Elementary School and the Influence on Children’s Academic Success  

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This study modeled teacher-student relationship trajectories throughout elementary school to predict gains in achievement in an ethnic-diverse sample of 657 academically at-risk students. Teacher reports of Warmth and Conflict were collected in grades 1 to 5. Achievement was tested in grade 1 and 6. For Conflict, low-stable (normative), low-increasing, high-declining, and high-stable trajectories were found. For Warmth, high-declining (normative) and low-increasing patterns were found. Children with early behavioral, academic, or social risks were under-represented in the normative trajectory groups. Chronic conflict was most strongly associated with under achievement. Rising Conflict but not declining Conflict coincided with underachievement. The probability of school failure increased as a function of the timing and length of time children were exposed to relational adversity. PMID:22497209

Spilt, Jantine L.; Hughes, Jan N.; Wu, Jiun-Yu; Kwok, Oi-Man

2012-01-01

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Student Success: An Investigation of the Role of the Pre-Admission Variables of Academic Preparation, Personal Attributes, and Demographic Characteristics Contribute in Predicting Graduation  

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Despite retention being a significant focus of higher education research, graduation rates remain of concern. Increased numbers of students are advancing to college bringing with them a wider range of abilities, attributes, and characteristics. There is much we know about what predicts success for these students but our knowledge is far from…

Briggs, Lianne

2012-01-01

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Evaluating Institutional Efforts to Streamline Postsecondary Remediation: The Causal Effects of the Tennessee Developmental-Course Redesign Initiative on Early Student Academic Success  

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Large numbers of students who attend college each year are required to enroll in remedial programs aimed at enhancing their weak reading, writing, and/or mathematical skills and helping to prepare them for success in college-level courses. Recently, a host of new course innovations have surfaced that are intended to move students through…

Boatman, Angela

2012-01-01

197

Student Success Skills: A Structured Group Intervention for School Counselors  

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This article describes the Student Success Skills (SSS) small group intervention developed for school counselors targeting academic outcomes. The SSS program is based on extensive reviews of research about the skills students need to be successful. Studies supporting program effectiveness are briefly reviewed and show consistent patterns of…

Webb, Linda; Brigman, Greg A.

2007-01-01

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Student success in an introductory psychology course: A conceptual model  

Microsoft Academic Search

The purpose of this study is to identify factors that predict student success in an undergraduate introductory psychology course. The study focuses on key behaviors relevant to success in the classroom for nontraditional students (class participation and homework completion), although it is extendible to other settings as well. A framework is proposed to conceptualize the important dimensions of academic ability,

Sherri Lynn Rings

2000-01-01

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Seeding Success: Schools That Work for Aboriginal Students  

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This article reports on a large mixed methods research project that investigated the conditions of success for Aboriginal school students. The article presents the qualitative case study component of the research. It details the work of four schools identified as successful for Aboriginal students with respect to social and academic outcomes, and…

Munns, Geoff; O'Rourke, Virginia; Bodkin-Andrews, Gawaian

2013-01-01

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Supporting Educational Success for Aboriginal Students: Identifying Key Influences  

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The academic difficulties experienced by many Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis, Inuit) students in Canada have been well-documented. Indicators such as school persistence and post-secondary enrollment are typically far lower for Aboriginal students as a group compared to non-Aboriginal students. Identifying facilitators of success is key to…

Whitley, Jessica

2014-01-01

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Academic Buoyancy and Academic Outcomes: Towards a Further Understanding of Students with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Students without ADHD, and Academic Buoyancy Itself  

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Background: Academic buoyancy is students' capacity to successfully overcome setback and challenge that is typical of the ordinary course of everyday academic life. It may represent an important factor on the psycho-educational landscape assisting students who experience difficulties in school and schoolwork. Aims: This study investigated the…

Martin, Andrew J.

2014-01-01

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The Social Costs of Academic Success across Ethnic Groups  

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This study explores the longitudinal association between academic achievement and social acceptance across ethnic groups in a nationally representative sample of adolescents (N = 13,570; Mage = 15.5 years). The effects of school context are also considered. Results show that African American and Native American adolescents experience greater social costs with academic success than Whites. Pertaining to school context, findings suggest that the differential social consequences of achievement experienced by African Americans are greatest in more highly achieving schools, but only when these schools have a smaller percentage of Black students. Students from Mexican decent also showed differential social costs with achievement in particular contexts. The implications of these findings to theory, policy, and future research are discussed. PMID:21077858

Fuller-Rowell, Thomas E.; Doan, Stacey N.

2010-01-01

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Modeling student success in engineering education  

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In order for the United States to maintain its global competitiveness, the long-term success of our engineering students in specific courses, programs, and colleges is now, more than ever, an extremely high priority. Numerous studies have focused on factors that impact student success, namely academic performance, retention, and/or graduation. However, there are only a limited number of works that have systematically developed models to investigate important factors and to predict student success in engineering. Therefore, this research presents three separate but highly connected investigations to address this gap. The first investigation involves explaining and predicting engineering students' success in Calculus I courses using statistical models. The participants were more than 4000 first-year engineering students (cohort years 2004 - 2008) who enrolled in Calculus I courses during the first semester in a large Midwestern university. Predictions from statistical models were proposed to be used to place engineering students into calculus courses. The success rates were improved by 12% in Calculus IA using predictions from models developed over traditional placement method. The results showed that these statistical models provided a more accurate calculus placement method than traditional placement methods and help improve success rates in those courses. In the second investigation, multi-outcome and single-outcome neural network models were designed to understand and to predict first-year retention and first-year GPA of engineering students. The participants were more than 3000 first year engineering students (cohort years 2004 - 2005) enrolled in a large Midwestern university. The independent variables include both high school academic performance factors and affective factors measured prior to entry. The prediction performances of the multi-outcome and single-outcome models were comparable. The ability to predict cumulative GPA at the end of an engineering student's first year of college was about a half of a grade point for both models. The predictors of retention and cumulative GPA while being similar differ in that high school academic metrics play a more important role in predicting cumulative GPA with the affective measures playing a more important role in predicting retention. In the last investigation, multi-outcome neural network models were used to understand and to predict engineering students' retention, GPA, and graduation from entry to departure. The participants were more than 4000 engineering students (cohort years 2004 - 2006) enrolled in a large Midwestern university. Different patterns of important predictors were identified for GPA, retention, and graduation. Overall, this research explores the feasibility of using modeling to enhance a student's educational experience in engineering. Student success modeling was used to identify the most important cognitive and affective predictors for a student's first calculus course retention, GPA, and graduation. The results suggest that the statistical modeling methods have great potential to assist decision making and help ensure student success in engineering education.

Jin, Qu

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Why GPA Isn't Predictive: Student Perceptions of Success or Failure in an Associate Degree Nursing Program  

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The purpose of this research was to identify the factors that students attending a Midwestern community college perceived contributed to their academic success or failure in an Associate Degree nursing program. A review of student academic records revealed that many students with weak academic records were successful while students with strong…

Sall, James

2009-01-01

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Identifying Academically Talented Minority Students  

Microsoft Academic Search

The cultural and socioeconomic diversity of the U.S. school population is now and long has been underrepresented in programs for academically advanced students (see, e.g., Donovan & Cross, 2002; Marland, 1972). In the past decade, however, educators have offered several proposals for increasing the diversity of programs for the gifted and talented (see Boothe & Stanley, 2004, for one compendium

David F. Lohman

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Parent Academic Overview Student-Parent Orientation  

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responsibilities ­ be realistic about the number of work hours · Can my student graduate in 4 SCIENCES BUSINES S PUBLIC HEALTH Academic Structure of UC Irvine NURSING SCIENCE #12; Academic Advising #12; Balancing Student Time · Academic counselors work with each student throughout

Barrett, Jeffrey A.

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Test of English as a Foreign Language and First Certificate of English Tests as Predictors of Academic Success for Undergraduate Students at the University of Bahrain.  

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This study examined multivariate relationships of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) and the First Certificate of English (FCE) and determined whether students' total score on the TOEFL or their overall score on the FCE tends to be a better predictor of success in university as measured by overall grade-point average (GPA). Subjects…

Al-Musawi, N. M.; Al-Ansari, S. H.

1999-01-01

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Student nurses harassing academics.  

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Internationally there is growing awareness that workplace bullying and harassment are affecting workers and organisations. However, in England there is limited research which examines harassment of faculty by university students. Thus, by using Attribution Theory this research explored the experiences of the victims of harassment, who were faculty working in schools of Health and Social Care in Post-1992 Universities in England (1), the perpetrators were undergraduate students. Attribution Theory enabled exploration and understanding of faculty perceptions of the cause of harassment and the prevention strategies they used. Findings showed that faculty perceived that harassment occurred when student stress levels were high, which was associated with course and social demands, the changing nature of society, and the social political agenda of education. PMID:22133484

White, Sara J

2013-01-01

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Enhancing Students Academic Performance  

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Prior to the enactment of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, the public was expressing discontent about the declining of students' test scores and the quality of public schooling. The federal government eventually began discussing and debating for education reform and the No Child Left Behind of 2001 was finally passed and signed by President…

Rulloda, Rudolfo Barcena

2011-01-01

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PROJECT TRANSITION Parents are Key to Student Achievement and Success  

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PROJECT TRANSITION Parents are Key to Student Achievement and Success Syracuse University. But we can't do it alone. Parents and other family members also play a critical role in helping students cope with the social and academic challenges of college life. Unfortunately, some parents

McConnell, Terry

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Academic procrastination, emotional intelligence, academic self-efficacy, and GPA: a comparison between students with and without learning disabilities.  

PubMed

Academic procrastination has been seen as an impediment to students' academic success. Research findings suggest that it is related to lower levels of self-regulated learning and academic self-efficacy and associated with higher levels of anxiety, stress, and illness. Emotional intelligence (EI) is the ability to assess, regulate, and utilize emotions and has been found to be associated with academic self-efficacy and a variety of better outcomes, including academic performance. Students with learning disabilities (LD) are well acquainted with academic difficulty and maladaptive academic behavior. In comparison to students without LD, they exhibit high levels of learned helplessness, including diminished persistence, lower academic expectations, and negative affect. This study examined the relationships among academic procrastination, EI, and academic performance as mediated by academic self-efficacy in 287 LD and non-LD students. Results indicated that the indirect effect of EI on academic procrastination and GPA was stronger in LD students than in non-LD students. In addition, results indicated that LD students scored lower than non-LD students on both EI and academic self-efficacy and higher on academic procrastination. No difference was found in GPA. PMID:22442254

Hen, Meirav; Goroshit, Marina

2014-01-01

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Latino Students' Perceptions of the Academic Library  

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Library use is strongly linked with student persistence in higher education, and Latino students have lower rates of academic library use and proficiency than other racial/ethnic groups of students. This study explores Latino undergraduate students' perceptions of the academic library and library staff and identifies the conditions which impede or…

Long, Dallas

2011-01-01

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Younger academics’ constructions of ‘authenticity’, ‘success’ and professional identity  

Microsoft Academic Search

This article contributes to ongoing work that seeks to understand the nature and formation of contemporary academic identities. Drawing on interview data conducted with a sample of ‘younger’ academics within UK universities, it considers how they position themselves (and in turn experience being positioned) in relation to notions of ‘authenticity’ and ‘success’. It is argued that younger academics’ experiences of

Louise Archer

2008-01-01

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Utilizing Modality Theory to Achieve Academic Success  

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Education accompanied by social mobility is the cornerstone of the American dream. Yet, each year scores of children, especially those from the underprivileged class, fail to meet even the most modest academic expectations and subsequently never reach their academic potential. This research rejects earlier explanations of academic failure and…

Lister, Dena; Ansalone, George

2006-01-01

215

Academic Resilience among Undocumented Latino Students  

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This study examined the academic resilience of undocumented immigrant Latino students. It was hypothesized that due to their legal and social marginalization, students who experienced high risk accompanied by high levels of both personal and environmental protective factors would have higher academic outcomes than students with lower levels of…

Perez, William; Espinoza, Roberta; Ramos, Karina; Coronado, Heidi M.; Cortes, Richard

2009-01-01

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Midsemester Academic Interventions in a Student-Centered Research University  

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In this descriptive study, the use of a midsemester Success Workshop is evaluated within the context of the persistence and motivation of students placed on academic probation in a state university between 2005 and 2010. Elements of the Success Workshop are described. The self-assessments, workshop evaluation results, and other institutional data…

Boretz, Elizabeth

2012-01-01

217

The Role of Emotion Regulation in Children's Early Academic Success  

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This study investigated the role of emotion regulation in children's early academic success using a sample of 325 kindergarteners. A mediational analysis addressed the potential mechanisms through which emotion regulation relates to children's early academic success. Results indicated that emotion regulation was positively associated with teacher…

Graziano, Paulo A.; Reavis, Rachael D.; Keane, Susan P.; Calkins, Susan D.

2007-01-01

218

Enhancing Student Learning with Academic and Student Affairs Collaboration  

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As the student affairs profession developed, expanded, and specialized over the last century, a disconnect occurred between student affairs professionals and academics. Despite that separation, the literature on student affairs in higher education supports the need for movement towards collaboration and integration of academic affairs and student

Frost, Robert A.; Strom, Stephen L.; Downey, JoAnna; Schultz, Deanna D.; Holland, Teresa A.

2010-01-01

219

Academic Confidence and Summer Bridge Learning Communities: Path Analytic Linkages to Student Persistence  

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Academic confidence cultivated within the context of learning communities may be an important key to student success. This study examined the structural relationships of four constructs on academic performance and persistence for summer bridge learning community (SBLC) and non-SBLC members. Constructs included: 1) student background; 2) academic

Allen, David F.; Bir, Beth

2012-01-01

220

Understanding Student Perceptions and Motivation towards Academic Blogs: An Exploratory Study  

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The success of academic blogs depends on the participation and engagement of students. Taking an exploratory approach, this study aims to develop a better understanding of the perceptions of student teachers towards academic blogging, and the factors that motivate them to write academic blogs voluntarily. Drawing on data gathered from…

Deng, Liping; Yuen, Allan H. K.

2012-01-01

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The Effects of Labeling and Social Desirability on Perceived Success of a Learning Disabled Student  

Microsoft Academic Search

This research examined the effects of specific learning disability labels and participant social desirability scores on peer judgments of a target person's social and academic success. Participants were given a description of a fictitious high school student who was labeled as either dyslexic, ADHD, or needing glasses. Participants then made judgments of the student's social and academic success and completed

Faith G. Hunt

2006-01-01

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Admission Scores as a Predictor of Academic Success in the Fiji School of Medicine  

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Secondary education in Fiji ends with the Form 7 examination. Predictive validity for academic success of Form 7 scores which form the basis for admission into the Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery programme of the Fiji School of Medicine was examined via a cohort of 129 students. Success rates for year 1 in 2008, 2009, and 2010 were 90.7…

Ezeala, Christian C.; Swami, Niraj S.; Lal, Nilesh; Hussain, Shagufta

2012-01-01

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Male-Female Attitudes toward Female Academic Success and Failure in Masculine versus Feminine Occupational Fields.  

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Male and female college students wrote stories about Anne or John in success or failure situations. Analysis showed that fewer men than women anticipate negative results of female success. Positive consequences of academic achievement were more often seen by females. Evidence suggests a trend toward flexible sex roles for women. (Author/BEF)

Bustamante, Ana; Chang, Alice F.

1979-01-01

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Academic Dishonesty among Associate Degree Nursing Students  

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This quantitative study identified socio-demographic and situational conditions that affected 336 nursing students' engagement in academic dishonesty, their attitudes regarding various forms of academic dishonesty, and the prevalence of academic dishonesty they witnessed and engaged in. Over half of the participants reported cheating in the…

Krueger, Linda M.

2013-01-01

225

Does Involvement Really Matter? Indicators of College Student Success and Satisfaction  

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Theories of involvement and quality of effort posit that student engagement in academic activities is critical to success. College officials invest substantial resources in activities and facilities to encourage student involvement, yet some reports find that many students study few hours per week and commit little time to academic activities. A…

Webber, Karen L.; Krylow, Rebecca Bauer; Zhang, Qin

2013-01-01

226

Student Academic Services School of Ocean & Earth Science Technology (SOEST)  

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Student Academic Services School of Ocean & Earth Science Technology (SOEST between academic advisors, faculty advisors, and students to implement a personal education plan that is consistent with the student's goals. DESCRIPTION Academic

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Academic Status of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students in Public Schools: Student, Home, and Service Facilitators and Detractors  

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We examined facilitators and detractors of academic success of 25 deaf or hard-of-hearing (DHH) students selected from a pool of 187 students attending general education classes and enrolled in a study of academic progress. Interviews with their teachers of DHH, general education teachers, principals, parents, interpreters, and students themselves…

Reed, Susanne; Antia, Shirin D.; Kreimeyer, Kathryn H.

2008-01-01

228

An Evaluative Study of the Academic Achievement of Homeschooled Students versus Traditionally Schooled Students Attending a Catholic University  

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This research study was designed to provide a formal evaluation of the academic achievement of homeschooled students compared to traditionally schooled students attending a Catholic university located in South Florida. In addition, this study offers empirical data for all those interested in the academic success of homeschooled students in higher…

Snyder, Marc

2013-01-01

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Effects of Remediation on Academic Success of First-Time-in-College Female African Americans in a Community College  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

For decades, remedial education has been extensively used in higher education and studied as an effective tool to help overcome the challenge of student unpreparedness. While previous studies on remedial education addressed the academic failure of students, this study focuses on academic success of African American females. This causal-comparative…

Jean-Francois, Francisse

2013-01-01

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A Contrast of Amount and Type of Activity in Elementary School Years between Academically Successful and Unsuccessful Youth.  

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This study compared the participation in various types of activities during the elementary school years of academically successful and unsuccessful youth. The academically successful group consisted of 63 college students from lower level general communication classes. The two unsuccessful comparison groups consisted of 53 youth, ages 13 to 16…

Madden, Deirdre; Brueckman, Judith; Littlejohn, Kevin V.

231

Student FTE Summary Academic Year 2011-12  

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Student FTE Summary Academic Year 2011-12 #12;1 Student FTE Summary Academic Year 2011-12 Table. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Percentage of Student FTE by College. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Student FTE by Student Level

Rutledge, Steven

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Student FTE Summary Academic Year 2012-13  

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Student FTE Summary Academic Year 2012-13 #12;1 Student FTE Summary Academic Year 2012-13 Table . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Percentage of Student FTE by College . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Student FTE by Student Level

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Building Academic Vocabulary Student Notebook, Revised Edition  

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We've changed our BAV (Building Academic Vocabulary) student materials to a sturdy bound notebook to give you a lower price and a more durable format. Instead of using loose-leaf pages, teachers can now give each student this colorful notebook that follows the 6-step method for teaching academic vocabulary. There is space for more terms, and…

Marzano, Robert J.; Pickering, Debra

2008-01-01

234

Clearing the Road to Success for Students with Special Needs.  

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Describes a New York City program, the Adaptive Learning Environments Model (ALEM), that successfully provided academically at-risk students instruction in regular classroom settings. The program achieved remarkable results, but, due to state policies, it was discontinued in 1983. (MD)

Wang, Margaret C.; And Others

1985-01-01

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Coupons for Success: A Marketing Incentive in Academic Support  

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How does a Coupon Incentive Program motivate students to seek academic support in high-risk courses? Results from this study demonstrated that the Coupon Incentive Program was effective in motivating voluntary student attendance and improving student outcomes. Recommendations related to implementation of the Coupon Incentive Program are discussed.…

Potacco, Donna R.; Chen, Peter; Desroches, Danielle; Chisholm, Daniel R.; De Young, Sandra

2013-01-01

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Promote Student Success During Independent Seatwork  

Microsoft Academic Search

Students with learning and behavioral disorders often lack the requisite academic skills and behavioral self-control to remain engaged during passive seatwork activities. Because independent seatwork composes a large portion of the instructional time in general education classrooms and teachers expect students to demonstrate self-control in these environments, it is important to identify effective procedures to manage student behavior and increase

Marcia L. Rock; Beth K. Thead

2009-01-01

237

Family-School Bonding and Student Success.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

A study of 310 ninth grade students and their parents in five communities was conducted to look at the relationships between parent-school bonding, student-school bonding, academic achievement, and other variables. Questionnaires were developed for both parents and students asking questions about attachment, commitment, beliefs about school,…

Pryor, Carolyn B.

238

Student Academic Grievance Hearing Procedures Definitions and Abbreviations used in the Student Academic Grievance Hearing Procedures of  

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Student Academic Grievance Hearing Procedures Definitions and Abbreviations used in the Student Freedom for Students at Michigan State University; also known as the Academic Freedom Report, applies primarily to undergraduate students GSRR: Graduate Students Rights and Responsibilities; applies to graduate

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Created by Dana Truelove Student Success Centre  

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Created by Dana Truelove Student Success Centre http://www.ucalgary.ca/ssc/ Page 1 Grade Tracker far % Grade Pts. Letter grade Calculations: #12;Created by Dana Truelove Student Success Centre http grades so far % Grade Pts. Letter grade Calculations: #12;Created by Dana Truelove Student Success Centre

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The First Year Introduction Program as a Predictor of Student Academic Performance  

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This study hypothesized that student performance in a First Year Introduction program (FYI), representing an initial sampling of students' academic behaviors, would correlate with subsequent academic success. Subjects were 1,501 first-time, first-year students attending Columbia Basin College in fall quarter 2007, whose FYI performance was graded…

Montgomery, Joe C.; Jeffs, Maddy; Schlegel, Jason; Jones, Ty

2009-01-01

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The academic achievement of students in a New Zealand university: Does it pay to work?  

Microsoft Academic Search

There is growing concern about the detrimental effect of term-time employment on university studentsacademic success. We report results from an online survey of 1837 students of the University of Canterbury in New Zealand, whose responses were later matched to their academic records for a semester. The majority of employed students reported working out of financial necessity. There was no

Jessica J. Richardson; Simon Kemp; Sanna Malinen; Steve A. Haultain

2012-01-01

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Motivational Correlates of Academic Success in an Educational Psychology Course  

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The variables of class attendance and the institution-wide Early Alert Grading System were employed to predict academic success at the end of the semester. Classroom attendance was found to be statistically and significantly related to final average and accounted for 14-16% of the variance in academic performance. Class attendance was found to…

Herman, William E.

2011-01-01

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Does private tutoring increase students' academic performance? Evidence from Turkey  

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This paper investigates the effectiveness of private tutoring in Turkey. The authors introduce their study by providing some background information on the two major national examinations and three different kinds of tutoring. They then describe how they aimed to analyse whether attending private tutoring centres (PTCs) enhances Turkish students' academic performance. By way of multiple linear regression analysis, their study sought to evaluate whether the impact of private tutoring varies in different subject areas, taking into account several student-related characteristics such as family and academic backgrounds as well as interest in and perception of academic success. In terms of subject areas, the results indicate that while private tutoring does have a positive impact on academic performance in mathematics and Turkish language, this is not the case in natural sciences. However, as evidenced by the effect sizes, these impacts are rather small compared to the impacts of other variables such as interest in and perception of academic success, high school graduation fields of study, high school cumulative grade point average (CGPA), parental education and students' sociocultural background. While the authors point out that more research on the impact of further important variables needs to be done, their view is that school seems to be an important factor for determining students' academic performance.

Berbero?lu, Giray; Tansel, Aysit

2014-08-01

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Pharmacy Students’ Interpretation of Academic Integrity  

PubMed Central

Objective. To explore pharmacy students’ recognition and interpretation of situations constituting breaches of academic integrity. Methods. A survey instrument comprising 10 hypothetical student(s) scenarios was completed by 852 students in the bachelor of pharmacy program at an Australian university. The scenarios were relevant to current modes of assessment and presented degrees of ambiguity around academic integrity. Results. Identification of the hypothetical student(s) at fault, particularly in the deliberately ambiguous scenarios, was not related to the respondents’ year of study or sex. Students with fewer years of postsecondary education were more definitive in their interpretation of contentious cases. Respondents from all 4 years of study reported witnessing many of these behaviors among their peers. Conclusion. This study provided novel insight into the ambiguity surrounding academic integrity and students’ perceptions relating to the deliberate or inadvertent involvement of other parties. PMID:25147391

Jiang, Hai; McKauge, Leigh

2014-01-01

245

Career and Technical Education (CTE) Student Success in Community Colleges: A Conceptual Model  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Career and technical education (CTE) students pursuing occupational associate's degrees or certificates differ from students seeking academic majors at 2-year institutions in several ways. This article examines several theoretical models of student persistence and offers a conceptual model of student success focused on CTE students in community…

Hirschy, Amy S.; Bremer, Christine D.; Castellano, Marisa

2011-01-01

246

"STEMulating" success factors: An investigation of the academic talents of successful Black male college graduates from STEM programs  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

This phenomenological research study explored the contributing factors experienced by Black males that epitomized their academic success in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) area of study. During this investigative project, eleven Black male students were interviewed to determine how they were able to successfully navigate and complete a STEM degree. The data was collected through a qualitative inquiry, which involved interviewing students and collecting the data and organizing their perspectives into common themes. The principal findings in this study suggest that Black males can excel when primary influential people establish high expectations and believe and encourage Black males to succeed by providing the essential educational support models requisite to warrant success; the Black male maintains and affirms a self-assured self-worth in himself; the Black male is exposed to these fields and professions early on in their educational quest to enable them to witness first hand powerful and productive opportunities and pathways to academic success; exposure to other Black successful male role models who can mentor and show positive proof that with effort, these fields can become a reality; increase in academic motivation and recommendations from educators and counselors who direct and guide students into and away from these rigorous career fields. An analysis of the students' individual stories gave a revealing look into the pathways of their consciousness, emotional growth, and perspectives about being a successful STEM major. This kind of insight can be a constructive diagnostic tool for students, educators, counselors, and administrators who want to motivate and influence future students to major in STEM fields of study.

Hendricks, Jill T.

247

Keeping Students on Course: An Impact Study of a Student Success Course at Guilford Technical Community College  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Improving the success of academically underprepared students who are in need of developmental (or remedial) education is a key challenge facing community colleges today. Many of these students enter college with little awareness of these institutions' expectations or a clear model for how to make effective decisions about their academic careers.…

Rutschow, Elizabeth Zachry; Cullinan, Dan; Welbeck, Rashida

2012-01-01

248

Keeping Students on Course: An Impact Study of a Student Success Course at Guilford Technical Community College. Executive Summary  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Improving the success of academically underprepared students who are in need of developmental (or remedial) education is a key challenge facing community colleges today. Many of these students enter college with little awareness of these institutions' expectations or a clear model for how to make effective decisions about their academic careers.…

Rutschow, Elizabeth Zachry; Cullinan, Dan; Welbeck, Rashida

2012-01-01

249

An Examination of Academic Advising Style Preference in Undergraduate Students  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

As universities put increasing pressure on student retention and success, academic advising has become an increasingly visible and important part of the university. One of the first examinations of advising contrasted two major styles: prescriptive and developmental (Crookston, 1972). Prescriptive styles are based on the expertise of the advisor.…

Yarbrough, Elizabeth Kendrick

2010-01-01

250

2010 Student Handbook Additions/Modifications The handbook section Academic Support Program (ASP) has been amended as  

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2010 Student Handbook Additions/Modifications The handbook section Academic Support Program (ASP) has been amended as follows: ACADEMIC SUPPORT PROGRAM (ASP) The Academic Support Program demonstrates the College of Law's commitment to the success of each of its students. The ASP offers selected students

Kostic, Milivoje M.

251

Institutionalizing College Networks for Student Success.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Explores concepts of college "networking" in the context of improving student retention and success, including student-to-student networks, faculty-to-faculty networks, faculty-to-student networks, institution-to-student networks, institution-to-faculty/staff networks, and institution-to-local community networks. Considers the need to address…

Calder, William B.; Gordon, William

1999-01-01

252

Evaluating Institutional Efforts to Streamline Postsecondary Remediation: The Causal Effects of the Tennessee Developmental Course Redesign Initiative on Early Student Academic Success. An NCPR Working Paper  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Exploiting a statewide cutoff point on the placement examination used to assign students to remedial courses in Tennessee, this study employs a regression discontinuity research design to provide causal estimates of the effects on student outcomes of recently redesigned remedial courses at three Tennessee colleges. Moreover, using data on student

Boatman, Angela

2012-01-01

253

Predicting College Students' First Year Success: Should Soft Skills Be Taken into Consideration to More Accurately Predict the Academic Achievement of College Freshmen?  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This study presents a survey developed to measure the skills of entering college freshmen in the areas of responsibility, motivation, study habits, literacy, and stress management, and explores the predictive power of this survey as a measure of academic performance during the first semester of college. The survey was completed by 334 incoming…

Powell, Erica Dion

2013-01-01

254

Can a Successful ESL Teacher Hold Deficit Beliefs of Her Students’ Home Languages and Cultures?  

Microsoft Academic Search

In this article the author explores the seeming contradictions between the successful teaching practices of an English as a Second Language teacher and the deficit beliefs she expressed toward her students’ home languages and cultures. This teacher believed her students were smart and capable, and she held herself accountable for her students achieving academic success.

Lisa Hertzog

2011-01-01

255

The Role of Professional Identity in Graduate School Success for Under-Represented Minority Students  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

We examined the relationship between sense of professional identity and academic success among under-represented minority graduate students in a biomedical doctoral program. We found that a sense of professional identity is related to science success among under-represented minority students, but not for non-underrepresented minority students.…

Kim-Prieto, Chu; Copeland, H. Liesel; Hopson, Rodney; Simmons, Toya; Leibowitz, Michael J.

2013-01-01

256

Diamonds in the Rough: Examining a Case of Successful Black Male Student Athletes in College Sport  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Ailing academic performances of Black male student athletes have been an impetus for a search of recourse by the National Collegiate Athletic Association. Amid the volume of these academic underperformances, particularly in revenue-generating sports, there are Black male student athletes who achieve a level of success in the classroom that rivals…

Bimper, Albert Y., Jr.; Harrison, Louis, Jr.; Clark, Langston

2013-01-01

257

Community College Students' Perceptions of Academic Readiness  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This study compares community college students' perceptions of their academic readiness before and after they participated in community college coursework. Students enroll in community colleges for many reasons but many drop-out before reaching their goals. High rates of attrition suggest that students may not accurately assess their levels of…

Millar, Bradbury Stewart

2010-01-01

258

Promote Student Success during Independent Seatwork  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Students with learning and behavioral disorders often lack the requisite academic skills and behavioral self-control to remain engaged during passive seatwork activities. Because independent seatwork composes a large portion of the instructional time in general education classrooms and teachers expect students to demonstrate self-control in these…

Rock, Marcia L.; Thead, Beth K.

2009-01-01

259

Strengthening College Students' Success through the RAC  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This article describes how Fayetteville State University's Reading Across the Curriculum (RAC) model developed for use with underprepared students can effectively improve the literacy and academic language skills of those students. The primary goals and objectives of the RAC program are to train faculty members from various disciplines to create…

Anderson, Trela; Kim, Ji Young

2011-01-01

260

Students on Academic Probation at City College of San Francisco.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This document discusses students on academic probation in City College of San Francisco as of Spring 2002. During any given semester, 9-10% of students are on academic probation. A majority of students on academic probation are men. Higher numbers of African American (17%) and Filipino (17%) students were on academic probation rather than Whites…

City Coll. of San Francisco, CA. Office of Institutional Research, Planning and Grants.

261

More Student Success: A Systemic Solution  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This book tells how to build a system leading to more student success beginning in elementary school and continuing through high school and postsecondary education. It identifies the key elements, describes effective practices, and shows how they come together to help students and educators succeed. "More Student Success" is an updated and…

State Higher Education Executive Officers, 2007

2007-01-01

262

Black Students: Psychosocial Issues and Academic Achievement.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This collection examines the history and current status of the economic, political, social, and psychological factors that influence the academic achievement of low-income African Americans. The introduction, "Afro-American Students and Academic Achievement" (J. K. Asamen), outlines the historical development of black education and previews the…

Berry, Gordon LaVern, Ed.; Asamen, Joy Keiko, Ed.

263

Student Success Modeling: Elementary School to College  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This book focuses on one of the key questions in education: What determines a student's success? Based on twenty years of work on student success, Ray Padilla here presents two related models he has developed that both provide a framework for understanding success and indicate how it can be enhanced and replicated. The research and theory that…

Padilla, Raymond V., Ed.

2008-01-01

264

Academic Achievement and Emotional Intelligence: Predicting the Successful Transition from High School to University  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This study examined the impact of emotional intelligence (EI) on the successful transition from high school to university. The short form of the Emotional Quotient Inventory (EQ-i) was completed by 1,426 first-year students attending four different universities within the first week of classes (September). At the end of the academic year (May),…

Parker, James D. A.; Duffy, Jon M.; Wood, Laura M.; Bond, Barbara J.; Hogan, Marjorie J.

2005-01-01

265

Pathfinders: A Life History Study of 10 Academically Successful Latinos from San Antonio  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

With the study rise of the Hispanic population in the United States over the last 25-years there has been a languished progression of this populations' educational attainment. The purpose of this qualitative study was to tap into the "black-box" of ten academically successful Latino students from San Antonio by capturing the life…

Castillo, Victor Anthony

2012-01-01

266

Learning environment, learning process, academic outcomes and career success of university graduates  

Microsoft Academic Search

This study expands on literature covering models on educational productivity, student integration and effectiveness of instruction. An expansion of the literature concerning the impact of higher education on workplace performance is also covered. Relationships were examined between the quality of the academic learning environment, the process of learning, learning outcomes, and career success of graduates. The responses to a questionnaire

Lyanda Vermeulen; Henk G. Schmidt

2008-01-01

267

Course Delivery Methods and Instructional Approach for Academic Success in High School Distance Education Courses  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Distance education, especially that of online coursework, is growing at a phenomenal rate. Despite its growth, there is a lack of experimental and quasi-experimental research that has been conducted to investigate what factors influence students' experiences and academic success in online learning environments. Previous research has focused…

Smalley, Kristi D.

2011-01-01

268

The Effectiveness of an Undecided Decision-Making, Goal-Setting Workshop on the Academic Success of College Students Who Have Not Declared a Major  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The problem: The purpose of this study was to determine the efficacy of an Undecided Decision-Making, Goal-Setting Workshop through an examination of changes in grade point averages (GPAs) among participating community college students. The method: To investigate this problem, 98 EOPS undecided students were asked to attend an Undecided…

Mushegyan, Anaid

2010-01-01

269

A Study of the Relationship between the Developmental Assets Framework and the Academic Success of At-Risk Elementary to Middle School Transitioning Students  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The transitional period between elementary and middle school remains an area of concern for educators. Many middle schools are plagued with retention issues, core class failures, increased discipline problems, and decreased attendance rates among students during their transitional period. The issues increase for students labeled as at-risk…

Jackson, Courtney

2010-01-01

270

Fostering academic success of Mexican Americans in a BSN program: an educational imperative.  

PubMed

Hispanic/Latinos are the fastest growing minority group in the U.S. and the most underrepresented in the U.S. nursing workforce. Although a body of knowledge is growing regarding factors that foster academic success of undergraduate nursing students of color, there is limited information about Hispanic students in general, and Mexican American students in particular in BSN programs. Explored in this qualitative study, were perceived influences of institutional and interpersonal factors on retention and graduation of nine Mexican American students from a predominantly White BSN program. The key findings include adequate financial assistance, maintaining bicultural relations, and experiencing authentic caring relationships from institutional agents, family, and peers as crucial factors in academic success. Recommendations for nursing faculty and administrators are offered. PMID:17049039

Taxis, J Carole

2006-01-01

271

Student Success at Purdue Organization Chart  

E-print Network

Student Success at Purdue Organization Chart As of 10/01/12 Dr. Jared Tippets Director Karen Huston Participants 5,053 STAR Attendees (Students and Guests) 17,827 Learning Community Participation 1,863 Purdue

Fernández-Juricic, Esteban

272

Predicting Student Success via Online Homework Usage  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

With the amount of data available through an online homework system about students' study habits, it stands to reason that such systems can be used to identify likely student outcomes. A study was conducted to see how student usage of an online chemistry homework system (OWL) correlated with student success in a general chemistry course.…

Bowman, Charles R.; Gulacar, Ozcan; King, Daniel B.

2014-01-01

273

Sessional Academic Success: A Distributed Framework for Academic Support and Development  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

With approximately half of Australian university teaching now performed by Sessional Academics, there has been growing recognition of the contribution they make to student learning. At the same time, sector-wide research and institutional audits continue to raise concerns about academic development, quality assurance, recognition and belonging…

Hamilton, Jillian; Fox, Michelle; McEwan, Mitchell

2013-01-01

274

Academic Success Centre Room 10-2584  

E-print Network

for that audience is an essential step of the writing process. Who Are You Writing This For? One trap many students is the most important part of any writing project. Why else would it be written, if not for an audience audience! If you don't tailor your writing for your audience, you may fail to grab their attention

Northern British Columbia, University of

275

Hidden Losses: How Demographics Can Encourage Incorrect Assumptions about ESL High School Students' Success  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Data from ESL students' records in Vancouver are examined in the light of the BC Ministry of Education's claim that ESL high school students are more successful than students whose first language is English. We argue that the academic achievement of well-to-do students whose parents are skilled workers or entrepreneurs may mask the completion…

Toohey, Kelleen; Derwing, Tracey M.

2008-01-01

276

How Community College African American Students with or without a Father or Male Surrogate Presence at Home Develop Their Personal Identity, Academic Self-Concept, Race Theory, Social Sensitivity, Resiliency, and Vision of Their Own Success and the Influence on Their Academic Achievement  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Despite the growing body of research on African American students' academic achievement and the role mothers play in their child's academic development, few studies (Carter, 2008; Fordham, 1988) examined the role fathers play in the development of their child's academic achievement. The primary aim of this study was to examine how…

Holliday, A'lon Michael

2011-01-01

277

Assessment of Academic Literacy Skills: Preparing Minority and LEP (Limited English Proficient) Students for Postsecondary Education.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Addressing the problem of the language-related barriers to successful postsecondary education for underprepared college students, an assessment of academic language proficiency and a curriculum to help students improve their academic language skills were developed. The nature of the language tasks required in the undergraduate curriculum was…

Kuehn, Phyllis

278

Best Practices in Providing Nontraditional Students with Both Academic and Financial Support.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Describes how Ohio State University, to confront the nexus between nontraditional students' financial decisions and their academic success in a large-scale setting, has redesigned its financial aid processes, developed minicourses, and brought together financial aid and academic advisers to provide students with one-on-one attention at the most…

Hart, Natala K.

2003-01-01

279

Developing Academic Self-Efficacy: Strategies to Support Gifted Elementary School Students  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Self-efficacy is the belief in one's capacity to perform and accomplish goals. Specifically, academic self-efficacy refers to a student's perception of their ability to engage and successfully complete academic tasks. Self-efficacy affects students' behavioral choices, motivation, thought patterns and responses, perception of control, and…

Merriman, Lauren

2012-01-01

280

How Non-Academic Supports Work: Four Mechanisms for Improving Student Outcomes. CCRC Brief. Number 54  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

College success requires more than the ability to master college-level academic skills. Students must learn to navigate an unfamiliar campus, satisfy bureaucratic requirements, meet new expectations (Shields, 2002), and engage in new types of interpersonal relationships (Dickie & Farrell, 1991). Academically vulnerable students--those who are most…

Karp, Melinda Mechur

2011-01-01

281

Predicting academic progression for student registered nurse anesthetists.  

PubMed

In order to foster academic progression and improve retention in nurse anesthesia programs, admission selection criteria require attention. With the escalating cost of graduate education coupled with the current economic crisis, efforts by educational leaders to minimize attrition remain pivotal. Selecting potential candidates who are most likely to succeed, aligned with data-driven evidence, offers the greatest potential for academic success for student registered nurse anesthetists. The purpose of this quantitative correlational study was to determine if a relationship existed between admission criteria (grade point average [GPA], science grade point average [SGPA], Graduate Record Examination scores, and critical care experience) and academic progression (current academic status and GPA). Key findings revealed that statistically significant relationships exist between the admission selection criteria and academic progression. Findings also indicated that a combination of the independent variables, specifically the GPA and SGPA, predict academic progression. Further research that includes examination of cognitive and noncognitive admission criteria may offer greater evidence predicting academic performance by student registered nurse anesthetists. PMID:21751688

Burns, Sharon M

2011-06-01

282

A Model for Accelerating Academic Success of Community College Remedial English Students: Is the Accelerated Learning Program (ALP) Effective and Affordable? CCRC Working Paper No. 21  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This paper presents the findings from a quantitative analysis of the Community College of Baltimore County's Accelerated Learning Program (ALP). Under ALP, students placed into upper-level developmental writing are "mainstreamed" into English 101 classes and simultaneously enrolled in a companion ALP course (taught by the same instructor) that…

Jenkins, Davis; Speroni, Cecilia; Belfield, Clive; Jaggars, Shanna Smith; Edgecombe, Nikki

2010-01-01

283

"You Would Not Believe What I Have to Go through to Prove My Intellectual Value!" Stereotype Management among Academically Successful Black Mathematics and Engineering Students  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Stereotype management is introduced to explain high achievement and resilience among 23 Black mathematics and engineering college students. Characterized as a tactical response to ubiquitous forms of racism and racialized experiences across school and non-school contexts, stereotype management emerged along overlapping paths of racial, gender, and…

McGee, Ebony O.; Martin, Danny B.

2011-01-01

284

Junior College Students on Academic Probation.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Junior college students on academic probation are as heterogeneous as the college population itself. They range from high-ability students dismissed from 4-year institutions to those with severe visual-motor handicaps. The differences should be more carefully identified so that appropriate help can be made available. Special counseling (required…

Capper, Michael R.

1969-01-01

285

Encouraging Student Voice in Academic Writing  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Prior to her joining the California Writing Project's (WP) Improving Students' Academic Writing (ISA) program, the author relates how she used to get frustrated when she read her students' essays. As a result of her new understanding gained from her participation at ISA, the author boldly banished traditional literary analysis papers that asked…

Gemmell, Rebecca

2008-01-01

286

Academic Service-Learning Student Guide  

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Monkey STUDENT GUIDE This guide will help you set up a FREE account with Sweat Monkey and show you how the classroom to fulfill community opportunities Student Requirements For Academic ServiceLearning classes and completing hours in the community. Click here for the Presentation. After reviewing the presentation

Fernandez, Eduardo

287

Do Student Growth Scores Measure Academic Growth?  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This study investigated convergent validity evidence for student growth scores with high school course grades. The Measures of Academic Progress and Educational Planning and Assessment System growth scores for approximately 1,800 ninth-grade students over 2 years were related to language, arts, and mathematics course grades for developmental,…

Pomplun, Mark R.

2009-01-01

288

An eNewsletter designed to provide you with timely information and resources to help you maximize your academic potential and become academically successful.  

E-print Network

your academic potential and become academically successful. Academic Eligibility http://www.clemson.edu/academics/eligibility/ Academic Success Center http://www.clemson.edu/asc Academic Recovery Program http://hubcap.clemson.edu/~jwfoltz/help/gpa/overall.htm Did you know Clemson has FREE drop-in tutoring for over 85 courses? Check out the Academic Success

Stuart, Steven J.

289

Student Success Page 1 SJSU STUDENT SUCCESS GRANTS  

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average (e.g., African American, Latino/a, and first- generation students). Thus, applicants. With this priority issue in mind, faculty are encouraged to submit proposals for new and existing projects

Su, Xiao

290

Nontraditional Student Engagement: Increasing Adult Student Success and Retention  

Microsoft Academic Search

Today, more than any other time in history, student demographics of college and university students in the United States are experiencing rapid and profound changes. Along with these increases in nontraditional student enrollment comes an increasing percentage of working nontraditional college students with a multitude of commitments that serve to create barriers to educational success that traditional student learners do

Linda G. Wyatt

2011-01-01

291

ATE Student Success Stories: Kristen's Story  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Kristin Edwards thought she wanted to be a math education major until a computer science class changed the course of her career. After more coursework, and an ATE sponsored internship with a local business, she's discovered a new passion and a new path.With an emphasis on two-year colleges, the Advanced Technological Education (ATE) program focuses on the education of technicians for the high-technology fields that drive our nation's economy. The program involves partnerships between academic institutions and employers to promote improvement in the education of science and engineering technicians at the undergraduate and secondary school levels. The ATE program supports curriculum development; professional development of college faculty and secondary school teachers; career pathways to two-year colleges from secondary schools and from two-year colleges to four-year institutions; and other activities. Another goal is articulation between two-year and four-year programs for K-12 prospective teachers that focus on technological education. The program also invites proposals focusing on research to advance the knowledge base related to technician education.To download this video and/or captions, visit: https://atecentral.net/index.php?P=StudentSuccessStories

292

Helping Students Take Control: A Model of Advising. Student Success Center.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This handbook presents Rowan-Cabarrus Community College's (North Carolina) model of academic advising as embodied by its Student Success Center. Divided into seven parts, this handbook contains the following sections: a mission statement, Early Alert forms, evaluation tool, forms section, organizational chart of pre-college program, brochure, and…

Moon, Brenda G.; Boland, Reginald

293

Integrate Technology with Student Success  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

As information technology continues to progress, teaching mathematic with multimedia is becoming a new way of instruction. Integrating technology enables students to become more active in the learning process. When students feel more vested in actual learning, retention of the material tends to rise significantly. This article describes how tools…

Wolf, Drew; Lindeman, Patrick; Wolf, Trent; Dunnerstick, Robert

2011-01-01

294

Understanding Disabilities & Online Student Success  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Online learning has been growing at an exponential rate over the past decade, providing new opportunities for students seeking quality courses and programs offered through flexible formats. However, as higher education continues to expand online offerings, services must be expanded simultaneously to support all students. This article focuses on…

Betts, Kristen; Welsh, Bill; Pruitt, Cheryl; Hermann, Kelly; Dietrich, Gaeir; Trevino, Jorge G.; Watson, Terry L.; Brooks, Michael L.; Cohen, Alex H.; Coombs, Norman

2013-01-01

295

Constitution Carleton Academic Student Government  

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an academic environment free of prejudice, exploitation, or abuse on the basis of, but not limited to, sex orientation, disability, or marital status. ARTICLE III: MEMBERSHIP III.1. Membership shall be: III.1.a) All

296

ACADEMIC INTEGRITY Resources for Students  

E-print Network

. Writing at Yale. Yale College Writing Center, 2006. Aaron, Jane E. The Little, Brown Essential Handbook and Acknowledgements. Hanover, NH: Dartmouth College, 1998. Swales, John, and Christine B. Feak. Academic Writing

297

Student Health and Academic Achievement  

MedlinePLUS

... The Association Between School-Based Physical Activity, Including Physical Education, and Academic Performance. Atlanta, GA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; 2010. Freudenberg N, Ruglis J. ...

298

Development and Validation of a Measure of Academic Entitlement: Individual Differences in Students' Externalized Responsibility and Entitled Expectations  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Four studies present the validation of a self-report scale capturing "academic entitlement," which is defined as the tendency to possess an expectation of academic success without a sense of personal responsibility for achieving that success. The Academic Entitlement scale possesses a 2-factor structure (Study 1); 10 items measure students'…

Chowning, Karolyn; Campbell, Nicole Judice

2009-01-01

299

Academic engagement and disengagement as predictors of performance in pathophysiology among nursing students.  

PubMed

Connecting students with learning activities to promote academic engagement has been a focus of higher education over the past decade, partly driven by an increasing rate of student participation in part-time employment, and a growing concern about the quality of the student experience. Using a prospective survey design, this study selected three elements of academic engagement (homework completion, lecture attendance, and study hours) and academic disengagement (part-time work), to identify predictors of academic performance in a pathophysiology subject in 126 second year nursing students. Homework completion emerged as the strongest positive predictor of academic performance, followed by lecture attendance; however, time spent studying was not a significant predictor of academic performance. Of concern was the finding that the amount of part-time work had a significant and negative impact on academic performance. Combining all elements of academic engagement and disengagement, and controlling for age and ethnicity, the multiple regression model accounted for 34% of the variance in the academic performance of second year nursing students studying pathophysiology. Results from these findings indicate the importance of active learning engagement in influencing academic success, and provide some direction for nursing academics to design effective learning approaches to promote academic engagement of nursing students. PMID:19697983

Salamonson, Yenna; Andrew, Sharon; Everett, Bronwyn

2009-01-01

300

School-Based Health Centers and Academic Success  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Poor academic outcomes and high dropout rates are major concerns of educators, policy makers, and parents alike--and poor health severely limits a child's motivation and ability to learn. Recent research confirms that "health disparities affect educational achievement". Improving students' health is integral to education reform. "School-Based…

National Assembly on School-Based Health Care, 2012

2012-01-01

301

Does Home-Schooling Work? Some Insights for Academic Success.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

A concise record of the growth of home-schools and a discussion of associated problems are presented. Results of a current regional study of academic achievement by 94 home-school students are related, as well as a summary of results from three other recent studies. (IAH)

Frost, Eugene A.; Morris, Robert C.

1988-01-01

302

Gleanings: The Minority Student Success Project.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The Minority Student Success Project (MSSP) initiated in 1989 was designed to improve the recruitment and retention of minority students on campuses in the state of Washington. The results of a questionnaire on minority students administered to all of Washington's community colleges, and data from follow-up interviews, were used to design working…

Smith, Barbara Leigh; MacGregor, Jean

303

Successful Student Writing through Formative Assessment  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Use formative assessment to dramatically improve your students' writing. In "Successful Student Writing Through Formative Assessment", educator and international speaker Harry G. Tuttle shows you how to guide middle and high school students through the prewriting, writing, and revision processes using formative assessment techniques that work.…

Tuttle, Harry Grover

2010-01-01

304

Successful Community College Transfer Students Speak Out  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The community college as the entranceway into the baccalaureate degree is becoming a prevalent choice for students. This study was a qualitative approach to understanding attitudes, behaviors, and knowledge acquisition by successful community college transfer students. University students who transferred from a community college and were making…

Ellis, Martha M.

2013-01-01

305

Alternative School Students' Concepts of Success.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Summarizes a study that elicited students' responses regarding their perceptions of success in 21 alternative-learning-environment (ALE) programs throughout Arkansas. Students overwhelmingly favored ALE over regular program characteristics regarding teachers, class size, student/teacher relationships, expectations, atmosphere, courses, building,…

Castleberry, Sue E.; Enger, John M.

1998-01-01

306

Effect of Hypertextual Reading on Academic Success and Comprehension Skills  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

As computer technology developed, hypertexts emerged as an influential environment for developing language skills. This study aims to evaluate a text prepared in a hypertextual environment and its effects on academic success and comprehension skills. In this study, "preliminary test final test control group experimental pattern" was used…

Durukan, Erhan

2014-01-01

307

Effects of Social Capital on Academic Success: A Narrative Synthesis  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Many researchers link social capital theory to education and commonly use examples from the field of education to examine social capital theory. Accordingly, they accept that reflections and contributions of social capital can be observed in the field of education. This paper examines social capital's effects on academic success in education. In…

Acar, Erkan

2011-01-01

308

Personality Types as an Indicator of Online Student Success and Retention  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

With online education courses within public institutions realizing lower than average retention and success rates for students, current retention practices and models are falling woefully short of providing workable, viable answers to keeping students and helping them be successful without lowering academic standards. While a relationship between…

Meredith, Ben P.

2011-01-01

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Non-Intellective Variables Related to Successful and Unsuccessful Students in a Junior College.  

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This investigation sought to determine which, if any, of 14 demographic variables affected junior college success. (A GPA of 2.0 was considered successful academic achievement.) The responses of 135 full-time day students were analyzed using Chi-square. The students were all of those enrolled in electronics technology and nursing and a random…

Baron, Anthony R.

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Perceptions of Academic Advising and Freshman Student Retention  

Microsoft Academic Search

The purpose of this research study was to examine student perceptions of academic advising and determine the relationship between academic advising and student persistence. The first focus assessed views on academic advising and compared students’ perceptions of advising based on their primary advising delivery system: faculty advisor, professional advisor or peer advisor. Directed by Tinto’s (1975) theory of individual student

Kathleen Shea Smith

2004-01-01

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A Model of Academic Self-Concept: Perceived Difficulty and Social Comparison among Academically Accelerated Secondary School Students  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Academic self-concept predicts students' future goals and is affected by a student's relative success compared with his or her peer group. This exploratory study used structural equation modeling to examine the contributions of the perceived level of difficulty of the curriculum, in addition to the contributions of social comparison and…

Wilson, Hope E.; Siegle, Del; McCoach, D. Betsy; Little, Catherine A.; Reis, Sally M.

2014-01-01

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Improving the academic performance of university biology students  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Studies indicated that teaching styles and learning styles of students play a very important role in the academic success of students. A lack of knowledge about teaching styles and learning styles often complicates the challenge of learning and, therefore, affects the academic achievement of students. The research site at a college had a retention rate of 70% of its biology majors and needed to improve the retention rate of the biology program. The purpose of this study was to improve the academic performance of university biology students through a multicomponent program, the Student Retention Engagement Program. The 3 components included students and teachers understanding students' learning styles, teachers acquiring knowledge of learner-based teaching methodology, and peer mentoring. In the implementation of this applied dissertation, the researcher sought to increase the grade point averages of 100 Biology 103 students from 2.25 to at least an overall 2.50 out of a 4.00 point grade point average scale. After implementation of the intervention strategies. the overall retention ratc of biology majors was also targeted to improve from 70% to at least 75%. The focus of the dissertation was on the outcomes associated with implementing successful teaching and learning strategies with the biology students. In 1 component of the Student Retention Engagement Program, biology teachers learned to identify their preferred teaching styles through a teaching perspectives inventory administered during a professional development program. A training program focused on utilizing teaching strategies for specific student learning styles was implemented. Another component involved training and using upper class peer mentors. The supervisors of the Office of Retention selected upper class participants who held a 3.0 or higher grade point average. A learning style inventory was administered to the upper class peer mentors and participating students. The results helped to identify their individual learning styles. Each of the 25 mentors was assigned to 2 freshman biology students who did not score high in the same learning-style domain. Peer mentors tutored freshman biology students to increase their academic achievement. The results with interventions revealed a minor increase in the Biology 103 class grade point average front 2.25 to 2.41 for the participating students. The retention rate increased to 72%, which did not meet the goal of 75%. However, with the increase for the participating group and a grade point average move to a 2.41, the research pointed to a possibility of a continued positive movement if given more time.

Reese, Latasha Shireen

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Creating a culture of academic success in an urban science and math magnet high school  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

This paper reports on a 3-year study of a half-day urban magnet high school founded upon a desire to provide rigorous science, math, and technology experiences to students who would not otherwise have access to such educational opportunities. Using the theoretical lens of how a model of an educated person gets culturally produced within the school setting, I attended to: (1) the institutional construction of preferred student identity, (2) ways in which students in the school both took up and transformed this identity, and (3) how these student initiatives played a role in gradual institutional shifts in student expectations. Four constructs - learning, achievement, resistance, and success - were found to play significant roles in how the qualities of an educated person were negotiated through practice in attempts to create a culture of academic success in science and mathematics. These findings have implications for teaching and learning in other urban school settings.

Buxton, Cory A.

2005-05-01

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Arts Integration and the Success of Disadvantaged Students: A Research Evaluation  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Does arts integration contribute to student success for disadvantaged student populations? The introduction to this article compares students' academic performance and arts education in countries outperforming the United States on the recent Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) and Progress in International Reading…

Robinson, A. Helene

2013-01-01

315

Provisional Admission Practices: Blending Access and Support to Facilitate Student Success  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This report examines provisional admission as an initiative that can expand four-year college access and success for students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds. Provisional admission policies and programs enable students to enroll at an institution under specific conditions. Students are often required to meet certain academic

Nichols, Andrew Howard; Clinedinst, Melissa

2013-01-01

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Success Comparison of High-Risk Students in Two-Year College Transfer Curricula.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

A study was conducted at Stark Technical College (STC) to determine whether high risk students who participated in STC's developmental program experienced a higher degree of academic success than similar high risk students who did not participate in the program. High risk students entering STC in fall 1980 were identified on the basis of composite…

Miller, Carson K.

317

What Does It Take? Successful Alaska Native Students at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Focus groups comprised of Alaska Native students at the University of Alaska Fairbanks identified factors contributing to or serving as barriers to student academic success. Contributors included student persistence, financial support from native corporations, family support, employment, and availability of developmental classes. Barriers included…

Reyes, Maria Elena

2001-01-01

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Student Attitudes Toward Academic Advisement.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

In a survey of student opinions of advisement, variations of a questionnaire were sent to a random sample of students and given to a random sample of students in classes. Analysis of the data from 519 respondents showed advisor functions to be ranked in this order of importance: (1) assisting with course choice and scheduling; (2) assistance with…

Wood, Peter H.; Wood, Jane H.

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Exploring the Relationship between Time Management Skills and the Academic Achievement of African Engineering Students--A Case Study  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Poor academic success by African engineering students is currently experienced in many higher educational institutions, contributing to lower financial subsidies by local governments. One of the contributing factors to this low academic success may be the poor time management skills of these students. This article endeavours to explore this…

Swart, Arthur James; Lombard, Kobus; de Jager, Henk

2010-01-01

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ACADEMIC TRAINING FOR J-1 STUDENTS -5 SAMPLE ADVISOR'S LETTER FOR ACADEMIC TRAINING  

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ACADEMIC TRAINING FOR J-1 STUDENTS - 5 SAMPLE ADVISOR'S LETTER FOR ACADEMIC TRAINING must Services FROM: Name Title RE: Recommendation for Academic Training for ___________________________ DATE ____________________________ ______________________________________________________. This student has an opportunity to pursue academic training with the employer indicated below. I have discussed

Mohan, Chilukuri K.

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ACADEMIC ENHANCEMENT STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES  

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State Zip Code Cell Phone #: ______________________________ Permanent Phone· Phone: 757/683-3582 · Fax: 757/683-5758 I D E A FUSION Old Dominion University is an equal opportunity Services (SSS). Tutoring, academic skills workshops, cultural enrichment activities, and many other

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Attributions for Success and Failure Among Anglo, Black, Hispanic, and Native American Community College Students  

Microsoft Academic Search

Low-achieving Anglo, Black, Hispanic, and Native American community college students (N = 399) were administered the Multidimensional-Multiattributional Causality Scale in order to examine attributions of academic success and failure to ability, effort, context, and luck. The four ethnic groups were similar in their attributions of success to external causes (Factor I), and of success to internal causes (Factor II). On

Stephen Powers; Mark H. Rossman

1984-01-01

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Conditions That Promote the Academic Performance of College Students in a Remedial Mathematics Course: Academic Competence, Academic Resilience, and the Learning Environment  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Researchers have postulated that math academic achievement increases student success in college (Lee, 2012; Silverman & Seidman, 2011; Vigdor, 2013), yet 80% of universities and 98% of community colleges require many of their first-year students to be placed in remedial courses (Bettinger & Long, 2009). Many high school graduates are…

Foshee, Cecile Mary

2013-01-01

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Family influences and academic success: the perceptions of individuals using AAC.  

PubMed

Positive family influences have a significant impact on addressing school barriers to academic success for students from socially disadvantaged backgrounds. Due to inequities and attitudes toward people with complex communication needs, positive family influences may be critical in the academic success of students using AAC. This study asked the following question of eight United States high school graduates who have used augmentative and alternative communication (AAC): How do family influences positively affect the ability of students who use AAC to succeed in the secondary academic environment? Five themes emerged from the qualitative analysis of participants' narratives: (a) the impact of the family in seeking appropriate education, (b) homework as a challenge that was made easier through the involvement of the family, (c) the role of the family in communicating the importance of education, (d) mothers as driving forces of support, and (e) family encouragement for self-determination. This research allows families and schools to recognize the needs of students and to take action to meet them. It identifies the needs of families and schools in establishing relationships with each other, in terms of supporting requirements for accommodation, learning, motivation, and self-determination of students with complex commmunication needs. PMID:22670728

Rackensperger, Tracy

2012-06-01

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Peer Mentoring Styles and Their Contribution to Academic Success Among Mentees: A Person-Oriented Study in Higher Education  

Microsoft Academic Search

The purpose of our study was to explore peer mentoring styles and examine their contribution to academic success among mentees. Data were collected as part of a comprehensive evaluation of a peer mentoring program. The sample consisted of 49 mentors (advanced students) who supported 376 mentees (first year students) in small groups. Indicators for peer mentoring styles were constructed using

Birgit Leidenfrost; Barbara Strassnig; Alfred Schabmann; Christiane Spiel; Claus-Christian Carbon

2011-01-01

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Peer Mentoring Styles and Their Contribution to Academic Success among Mentees: A Person-Oriented Study in Higher Education  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The purpose of our study was to explore peer mentoring styles and examine their contribution to academic success among mentees. Data were collected as part of a comprehensive evaluation of a peer mentoring program. The sample consisted of 49 mentors (advanced students) who supported 376 mentees (first year students) in small groups. Indicators for…

Leidenfrost, Birgit; Strassnig, Barbara; Schabmann, Alfred; Spiel, Christiane; Carbon, Claus-Christian

2011-01-01

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PASSwrite: Recalibrating Student Academic Literacies Development  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Concern about student retention and success remains paramount in universities both in Australia and overseas, especially in the light of the ongoing massification of higher education, yet current strategies are not necessarily dealing successfully with the changing demographics of student populations. This is particularly so in the realm of…

Williamson, Frances; Goldsmith, Rosalie

2013-01-01

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A Phenomenological Study of Undergraduate College Student Perceptions of Academic Support Groups for At-Risk Students  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The number of undergraduate students who are academically at risk is steadily increasing, substantiating the need for some type of early intervention upon entering college. Academic support programs have great potential for closing the gap between at-risk status and graduation completion. It is necessary to understand the specific success

Galima, Dana M.

2013-01-01

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Underrepresented college students and extracurricular involvement: the effects of various student organizations on academic performance  

Microsoft Academic Search

Several studies indicate that students who are involved in extracurricular activities during college are more academically\\u000a successful than are those who are not; however, most studies do not distinguish between different types of activities nor\\u000a do they adequately consider the unique experiences of under-represented college students. Drawing on Ogbu’s theory of oppositional\\u000a culture and Tinto’s theory of educational departure, I

Christina N. Baker

2008-01-01

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Graduate Student Academic and Psychological Functioning.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Graduate students (n=529) in humanities, social sciences, life sciences, and physical sciences were surveyed about their perceived social support, financial problems, academic functioning, and psychological distress. Expected differences between "hard" and "soft" sciences were not supported; however, across fields, financial problems and social…

Hodgson, Carol S.; Simoni, Jane M.

1995-01-01

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Serving Deaf Students in Academic Libraries.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This transcript contains the text of a speech and five panel presentations on the problems of people with hearing impairments and the provision of academic library instruction to deaf students. Herbert W. Larson describes: methods for effectively communicating with the deaf; the use of signing, lip reading, and interpreters; colleges for the deaf;…

1983

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Academic Service-Learning Student Guide  

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GUIDE This guide will help you set up a FREE account with Sweat Monkey and show you how to track hours to fulfill community opportunities Student Requirements For Academic Service-Learning classes at FAU in the community. Click here for the Presentation. After reviewing the presentation, complete the Pre

Fernandez, Eduardo

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STUDY ABROAD IN LINGUISTICS STUDENT ACADEMIC PROFILES  

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STUDY ABROAD IN LINGUISTICS STUDENT ACADEMIC PROFILES GENERAL LINGUISTICS MAJOR--12 COURSES General Linguistics majors take 12 Linguistics classes (6 required, 6 electives), Profile of a General Linguistics to the Study of Language (Linguistics required) LING175 ­ General Phonetics (Linguistics required

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STUDY ABROAD IN LINGUISTICS STUDENT ACADEMIC PROFILES  

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STUDY ABROAD IN LINGUISTICS STUDENT ACADEMIC PROFILES LINGUISTICS--LANGUAGE STUDIES MAJOR--12 COURSES Language Studies majors take 6 Linguistics classes (5 required, one elective), 2 Literature (Linguistics required) LING105 ­ Spanish Mor phosyntax I (Linguistics elective) LTSP174 ­ Topics in Cul

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Factors Affecting Bioscience Students' Academic Achievement  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The examination of academic progression has become an essential tool for measuring the effectiveness of educational systems. Research concerning the relationship between student learning and how they progress in their studies, however remains scarce. The aim of this study is two-fold: Firstly, the study aims to analyse first-year bioscience…

Rytkonen, Henna; Parpala, Anna; Lindblom-Ylanne, Sari; Virtanen, Viivi; Postareff, Liisa

2012-01-01

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Academics Protest Jailing of Muslim Student  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This article reports on the imprisonment of a Muslim former student on charges related to terrorism that has struck a chord among academics and public intellectuals. Syed Fahad Hashmi, a 28-year-old naturalized U.S. citizen born in Pakistan, is being held in solitary confinement at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in Manhattan, on multiple…

Grasgreen, Allie

2008-01-01

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Perceptions of EFL Students toward Academic Reading  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

In this study, data were collected using a modified version of Mokhtari and Sheorey's (2002) Survey of Reading Strategies (SORS). Results suggest that Turkish EFL (English as a Foreign Language) students at the graduate level, while engaged in academic reading, are aware of almost all effective reading strategies, though each one is not used…

Akarsu, Oktay; Harputlu, Leyla

2014-01-01

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An Empirical Study of Students on Academic Probation  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

A substantial number of university students are placed on academic probation each year, many of whom never succeed in academia. Hence, it is critical to identify who these students are, why they end up on academic probation, and most importantly how best to intervene. To determine this, an empirical study of students on academic probation for the…

James, Cindy L.; Graham, Sarah

2010-01-01

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Changes in College Student Health:Implications for Academic Performance  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This study investigated the longitudinal associations of health perceptions and behaviors with subsequent academic performance among college students. Multiple health perceptions and behaviors were assessed for 203 college students both at the beginning and end of an academic year. Students' academic performance was also measured at the end of the…

Ruthig, Joelle C.; Marrone, Sonia; Hladkyj, Steve; Robinson-Epp, Nancy

2011-01-01

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Assessing Student Learning in Academic Advising Using Social Cognitive Theory  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

We investigated whether the social cognitive theory constructs of self-efficacy and self-regulated learning apply to academic advising for measuring student learning outcomes. Community college students (N = 120) participated in an individual academic-advising session. We assessed students' post-intervention self-efficacy in academic planning…

Erlich, Richard J.; Russ-Eft, Darlene F.

2013-01-01

341

Characteristics of Successful Community College Students  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The purpose of this quantitative study was to find predictors of student success. Using a predictive correlational design, the intent of the study was to find the relationships between the dichotomous dependent variable with the categories, degree recipients and non-degree recipients, and the independent variables, student characteristics and risk…

Forman, Scheherazade West

2009-01-01

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Success in Algebra among Community College Students  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

College algebra is a required course for most majors, but is viewed by many as a gatekeeper course for degree completion by students. With almost half a million students taking college algebra each year, faculty are experimenting with new course lengths of time that might result in higher success, completion, and retention rates for college…

Reyes, Czarina

2010-01-01

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Restructuring for Urban Student Success: Essay Collection.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This publication presents essays by members of Restructuring for Urban Student Success (RUSS) and other faculty, administrators, staff, and graduate students on participating campuses. The essays describe the work of RUSS and document curricular restructuring and reform efforts occurring at RUSS partner institutions. Part 1 includes essays by RUSS…

Jackson, Barbara, Ed.; Levine, Jodi, Ed.; Patton, Judy, Ed.

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Predicting Student Nurse Academic Failures: An Analysis of Four Baccalaureate Classes.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

A study was done of pre-admission or early performance predictors of persistence versus academic failure among baccalaureate program nursing students. As part of a larger longitudinal research project, 155 students from four successive classes of students admitted to the program were studied, using multiple predictor and criterion variables. The…

Wold, Jean E.; Worth, Charles

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Using Networked Multimedia to Improve Academic Access for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students  

Microsoft Academic Search

Deaf and hard of hearing students experience barriers that make access to mainstream universities a challenge. Educational technology has the potential to better include these students in the academic mainstream. This paper begins by outlining historical trends in education for deaf students because understanding the unique characteristics and experiences of members of the deaf community will be crucial for successful

Anna C. Cavender

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The association between academic engagement and achievement in health sciences students  

PubMed Central

Background Educational institutions play an important role in encouraging student engagement, being necessary to know how engaged are students at university and if this factor is involved in student success point and followed. To explore the association between academic engagement and achievement. Methods Cross-sectional study. The sample consisted of 304 students of Health Sciences. They were asked to fill out an on-line questionnaire. Academic achievements were calculated using three types of measurement. Results Positive correlations were found in all cases. Grade point average was the academic rate most strongly associated with engagement dimensions and this association is different for male and female students. The independent variables could explain between 18.9 and 23.9% of the variance (p?students being analyzed. Conclusions Engagement has been shown to be one of the many factors, which are positively involved, in the academic achievements of college students. PMID:23446005

2013-01-01

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Student Academic Development through Prescribed Undergraduate Projects  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

In this paper a methodology for enhancing the academic development of sophomore-level engineering and engineering technology students using undergraduate projects is outlined and discussed. The specific sample project presented in the paper involves the development of MATLAB script files and LabVIEW Virtual Instruments (VIs) for solving several Engineering Mechanics problems. The development of the solution for these problems involves the utilization of a number of valuable programming tools and powerful techniques. The selected students will be guided to write a proposal to seek funding for the project through the College Office of Undergraduate Research (COUR) at the authors institution. The requested funds will be used to financially support the students during the summer. At the conclusion of the project the students are required to document their work in a concise and well written report in a publishable format. The students are also expected to present their project orally in an annual COUR Symposium held on campus, as well as in other off-campus venues. The selected project benefits each involved student in a variety of ways. A discussion will be incorporated in the paper to clearly establish the contribution of each component of the project in terms of the academic development of students and the overall value of the project. Included in the paper will also be examples of MATLAB script files and LabVIEW Virtual Instruments the students have to develop in this project. These examples clearly establish the utility and purpose of the proposed activity.

Navaee, Shahnam

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English Language Studies Program Description The English Language Studies Program is designed to improve students' Academic  

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09/2014 English Language Studies Program Description The English Language Studies Program is designed to improve students' Academic English skills while promoting cultural exchange, academic success Each level of the ELS program is 12 weeks in length. There are 5 levels of study. Pre English

Northern British Columbia, University of

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Achievement-Related Expectancies, Academic Self-Concept, and Mathematics Performance of Academically Underprepared Adolescent Students  

Microsoft Academic Search

The relationship between achievement-related expectancies, academic self-concept, and mathematics performance of 191 academically underprepared adolescent students was examined. After the effects of prior academic achievement were controlled for, a significant main effect for academic self-concept was found; as expected, students with higher academic self-concept earned significantly higher mathematics grades. In addition, after the effects of prior achievement were controlled for,

J. Daniel House

1993-01-01

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First-Year College Students and Faculty: A Comparison of Expectations for Success  

Microsoft Academic Search

The purpose of this qualitative study is to identify and explore academic, social, and career-related expectations that first-year college students believe lead to their collegiate success as defined by their perception of persisting in higher education. Further investigation determines how these expectations align with faculty expectations of student success. Eight first-year college students and eight college instructors were interviewed about

Jodi Ellen Koslow Martin

2010-01-01

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Ways of coping as predictors of satisfaction with curriculum and academic success in medical school  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The purpose of the present study was to determine the coping strategies of medical students and to investigate the effects of coping strategies on student satisfaction and academic achievement with different instruction methods. A total of 152 medical students was followed throughout the first 2 yr of medical education between 2008 and 2010. Students completed a sociodemographic questionnaire and revised form of the Ways of Coping questionnaire both at the beginning of the first year and at the end of the second year. These forms provided data about the characteristics and main coping strategies (problem focused or emotion focused) of the students and revealed the change over time. At the end of the second year, participants also completed a satisfaction questionnaire asking their satisfaction with lectures, problem-based learning, and practicals. The authors used block, problem-based learning, and practical exam scores of the students attained in the past 2 yr as academic achievement indicators. No sociodemographic variable was related to coping strategy. The majority of students (80.9%) adopted problem-focused coping. A shift occurred in the main coping strategies of some students in both sides. Problem-focused coping scores decreased over time. Problem-focused coping positively correlated with satisfaction with practicals and practical exam scores, whereas emotion-focused coping showed the same correlation negatively. The main coping strategy also predicted satisfaction and exam success in practicals. In conclusion, a main coping strategy may be helpful to predict student satisfaction and academic achievement with some student-centered instruction methods. Determining undesired coping strategies may provide an opportunity for intervention to prevent relevant dissatisfaction and failure.

2011-03-01

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Teachers Achieving Success with Kids (TASK): A Teacher-Student Mentorship Program for At-Risk Students.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The Teachers Achieving Success with Kids (TASK) mentorship program was designed to improve the attendance, discipline, academic achievement and attitudes of at-risk students attending an urban middle school. In order to develop positive relationships, 25 teacher-student pairs met each day away from the classroom setting and engaged in one hour…

Abcug, Lois

353

Instructing Students in Academic Integrity  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Plagiarism is a great temptation to students in this digital age, in areas ranging from the purchase of term papers on the internet to improper citing of sources in reports to the inappropriate use of clickers in the classroom. The authors have explored a

Elizabeth Federici

2010-11-01

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Students' Academic Self-Perception  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Participation rates in higher education differ persistently between some groups in society. Using two British datasets we investigate whether this gap is rooted in students' misperception of their own and other's ability, thereby increasing the expected costs to studying. Amongst high school pupils, we find that pupils with a more positive view of…

Chevalier, Arnaud; Gibbons, Steve; Thorpe, Andy; Snell, Martin; Hoskins, Sherria

2009-01-01

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An expert performance approach to examining factors contributing to academic success in organic chemistry  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Successful completion of the introductory course in organic chemistry is a prerequisite for many graduate and professional science programs, yet the failure rate for this course is notoriously high. To date, there have been few studies examining factors contributing to academic success in organic chemistry. This study demonstrates that the online, longitudinal methods used by investigations of expert performance can examine and successfully identify factors contributing to academic success at the college level. Sixty-four students enrolled in introductory organic chemistry during the Fall 2007 and Spring 2008 semesters completed motivation questionnaires, interviews, diaries, and think-aloud reading and problem-solving tasks at three different points across a semester. Measures of spatial ability, general ability, and background preparation were also collected. Each measure was analyzed to determine significant differences between groups differing in grade-point average (GPA) prior to the start of the course and to identify predictors of organic chemistry grade. Variables measuring background preparation, problem-solving strategies and studying strategies were found to be the best predictors of academic success in organic chemistry. Implications for instruction in organic chemistry and effective studying behaviors are discussed.

Nandagopal, Kiruthiga

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Students' Perceptions of Factors That Contribute to Risk and Success in Accelerated High School Courses  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

In this qualitative study, we investigated 15 successful and 15 struggling high school students, perceived stressors, coping strategies, and intrapersonal and environmental factors that students perceive to influence their success in college-level courses. We found that students' primary sources of stress involved meeting numerous academic

Shaunessy-Dedrick, Elizabeth; Suldo, Shannon M.; Roth, Rachel A.; Fefer, Sarah A.

2015-01-01

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The Impact of Intrusive Advising on Academic Self Efficacy Beliefs in First-Year Students in Higher Education  

Microsoft Academic Search

First-year retention rates have seen minimal gains as high numbers of first-year students are leaving college due to insufficient academic skills and inability to adjust to the academic and social life of college. Programs that provide strategies to improve the transition from high school to college and that help develop skills to facilitate academic success are needed. This study presents

Lauren Kemner Miller

2010-01-01

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Essays on Academic Achievement and Student Behavior in Public Schools  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This dissertation examines the student academic achievement through various mechanisms, put in place by the public school district, classroom student behavior, and negative external shocks to the students' living environment. I examine the impacts of various treatments on student short and long run academic outcomes such as math and English…

Moussa, Wael Soheil

2013-01-01

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Academic and Family Conditions Associated with Intrinsic Academic Motivation in Japanese Medical Students: A Pilot Study  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Objective: Intrinsic academic motivation is one of the most important psychological concepts in education, and it is related to academic outcomes in medical students. This study examined the relationships between academic and family conditions and intrinsic academic motivation. Design: Cross-sectional design. Setting: The study group consisted of…

Tanaka, Masaaki; Watanabea, Yasuyoshi

2012-01-01

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Academically at-risk students' perceptions of a constructivist high school biology pedagogy  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Successful completion of the Living Environment, one state's high school biology course, is a state graduation requirement. The academically at-risk students enrolled in one suburban public high school had been disproportionately unsuccessful at achieving a passing grade in this course. In response, a constructivist biology curriculum was created to address the needs of at-risk students in a heterogeneous ability classroom. There is a gap in current research on students' perceptions of their learning experiences; consequently, the purpose of this phenomenological study was to obtain at-risk students' perceptions of a constructivist-based curriculum and to clarify what aspects of the Living Environment course assisted in their success. Eight academically at-risk students who successfully passed the Living Environment course were surveyed to seek their perceptions of the curricular and pedagogical change. These data were analyzed using the typological method with the inclusion of both inductive and predetermined categories. The students stated a preference for group work and active engagement. They also found that the binder system introduced in the course kept them better organized and helped them increase academic performance. Students perceived that effort was required but was rewarding. Findings derived from this study may contribute to social change by assisting teachers in tailoring curriculum and pedagogical decisions. This study provided a voice for the academically at-risk student and, in doing so, may contribute to social change by providing insight to teachers and administrators that can help students succeed academically, increase graduation rates, and enhance employment opportunities.

Sweeney, Heidi

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Building Capability, Empowering Students, and Achieving Success: The Financial Empowerment for Student Success Initiative  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The Financial Empowerment for Student Success (FESS) Initiative was a two-year initiative focused on increasing student success through the provision of financial services. Achieving the Dream, Inc. and MDC, Inc. joined together, with funding from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation, to support three Achieving the Dream Leader Colleges to…

Broun, Dan

2014-01-01

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The Academic Success of East Asian American Youth: The Role of Shadow Education  

PubMed Central

Using data from the Education Longitudinal Study, this study assessed the relevance of shadow education to the high academic performance of East Asian American students by examining how East Asian American students differed from other racial/ethnic students in the prevalence, purpose, and effects of using the two forms – commercial test preparation service and private one-to-one tutoring – of SAT coaching, defined as the American style of shadow education. East Asian American students were most likely to take a commercial SAT test preparation course for the enrichment purpose, and benefited most from taking this particular form of SAT coaching. However, this was not the case for private SAT one-to-one tutoring. While black students were most likely to utilize private tutoring for the remedial purpose, the impact of private tutoring was trivial for all racial/ethnic groups including East Asian American students. The authors discussed broader implications of the findings on racial/ethnic inequalities in educational achievement beyond the relevance of shadow education for the academic success of East Asian American students. PMID:24163483

Byun, Soo-yong; Park, Hyunjoon

2013-01-01

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WHAT MAKES A STUDENT SIMULATION PROJECT SUCCESSFUL?  

Microsoft Academic Search

Many courses require students to synthesize the knowledge they've gained from the course by completing a major term project. Computer simulation courses are well-suited to such a project since it is difficult to demonstrate model-building skills during an in-class exam. Students, however, tend to approach the idea of a major project with trepidation. This article describes the elements of successful

Robert M. Saltzman

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ATE Student Success Stories: Dan's Story  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Daniel Burman had a successful career in real estate but was never happy. That all changed when he returned to school to study solar photovoltaics. He's now working in the alternative energy field with a local business and is not only making a good living, but also feeling excited about his job and career choice.To download this video and/or captions, visit: https://atecentral.net/index.php?P=StudentSuccessStories

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CONSENT TO RELEASE ACADEMIC INFORMATION Student Name:_________________________________ ENG 11F  

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Simaan, Nabil

366

Identifying Gaps in Academic Writing of ESL Students  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

There is growing evidence that the lack of competence of university ESL (English as a second language) students in academic writing affects their overall academic performance. Olivas and Li (2006) connected low second-language proficiency levels in English to poor academic performance of international students studying at both university and…

Giridharan, Beena

2012-01-01

367

Academic Instruction and Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Students with emotional and behavioral disorders (EBD) are known to experience academic deficits across core subject areas such as reading and mathematics. Until recently, less attention had been paid to the academic deficits of students with EBD. This was due, in part, to a common belief that academic deficits could not be addressed until problem…

Hagaman, Jessica L.

2012-01-01

368

Changes in College Student Health: Implications for Academic Performance  

Microsoft Academic Search

This study investigated the longitudinal associations of health perceptions and behaviors with subsequent academic performance among college students. Multiple health perceptions and behaviors were assessed for 203 college students both at the beginning and end of an academic year. Students’ academic performance was also measured at the end of the year. Separate regression analyses were conducted for men and women

Sonia Marrone; Nancy Robinson-Epp; Joelle C. Ruthig; Steve Hladkyj

2011-01-01

369

Changes in College Student Health: Implications for Academic Performance  

Microsoft Academic Search

: This study investigated the longitudinal associations of health perceptions and behaviors with subsequent academic performance among college students. Multiple health perceptions and behaviors were assessed for 203 college students both at the beginning and end of an academic year. Students’ academic performance was also measured at the end of the year. Separate regression analyses were conducted for men and

Sonia Marrone; Nancy Robinson-Epp; Joelle C. Ruthig; Steve Hladkyj

2011-01-01

370

Locus of Control, Academic Self-Concept, and Academic Dishonesty among High Ability College Students  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The purposes of the current study were to evaluate a measure of academic dishonesty and examine high ability college students' loci of control and its effect on behaviors of academic dishonesty, as moderated by academic self-concept. A total of 357 high ability college students enrolled at two universities in the southwestern United States…

Rinn, Anne N.; Boazman, Janette

2014-01-01

371

Academic Self-Perceptions of Ability and Course Planning among Academically Advanced Students  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The purpose of this study is to examine the contribution of gender to the academic self-perceptions of ability and related coursework plans for high school and college across academically advanced students. Participants were academically advanced students (N = 447) from grades 5 to 12. Findings revealed that (a) girls' self-perceptions of ability…

Rudasill, Kathleen Moritz; Callahan, Carolyn M.

2010-01-01

372

Predicting Student-Athlete Success: An Analysis of Graduation Using Precollege and College Experience Variables  

Microsoft Academic Search

Student-athletes are a highly visible subgroup of students whose performance and visibility can influence the formation of an institution’s image (Zimbalist, 1999). Research must continue to advance understanding of the variables that lead to student-athlete academic success in order to enhance opportunities for student-athletes, improve institutional performance, and address important national priorities for intercollegiate athletics and higher education. The purpose

Shanna Lei Autry

2010-01-01

373

Psychometric Properties and Confirmatory Factor Analysis of the Student Engagement in School Success Skills  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This article describes the confirmatory factor analysis of the Student Engagement in School Success Skills (SESSS) instrument. The results of this study confirm that the SESSS has potential to be a useful self-report measure of elementary students' use of strategies and skills associated with enhanced academic learning and achievement.

Brigman, Greg; Wells, Craig; Webb, Linda; Villares, Elizabeth; Carey, John C.; Harrington, Karen

2015-01-01

374

Success and Persistence of Developmental Mathematics Students Based on Age and Ethnicity  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This ex post facto study examined the fall-to-fall persistence and academic success of students in a medium-sized Virginia community college. The variables of age and ethnicity in combination with whether a student's first mathematics course was developmental were used to examine the effects of each. It was found that neither the interaction of…

Wolfle, James D.

2012-01-01

375

Family Involvement: Impacts on Postsecondary Educational Success for First-Generation Appalachian College Students  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

First-generation college students face a number of barriers to academic success and completion of their degrees. Using Bronfenbrenner's (1989) ecological theory as a framework, qualitative research was used to examine the experiences of 10 first-generation Appalachian Kentucky university students (mean age = 21 years) and factors they attributed…

Bryan, Elizabeth; Simmons, Leigh Ann

2009-01-01

376

The Effect of Reading Proficiency on Student Success in Online Credit Recovery Programs  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This qualitative study applied the theory that reading skills are predictive of high school graduation to examine the impact that reading proficiency has on student success in online credit recovery programs for credit deficient students, many of whom struggle with reading. Since reading proficiency impacts academic achievement in general, this…

Palisoc, Randolph P.

2013-01-01

377

Causal attributions for success or failure by passing and failing students in College Algebra  

Microsoft Academic Search

Success in mathematics has been identified as a predictor of baccalaureate degree completion. Within the coursework of college mathematics, College Algebra has been identified as a high-risk course due to its low success rates. ^ Research in the field of attribution theory and academic achievement suggests a relationship between a student's attributional style and achievement. Theorists and researchers contend that

Georgina Cortes-Suarez

2004-01-01

378

Perceived Academic Preparedness of First-Generation Latino College Students  

Microsoft Academic Search

First-generation Latino college students may be characterized as underprepared for college. Research points to low performance on placement tests. However, students may not perceive themselves as academically underprepared for college. This study explored first-generation Latino students’ perceptions of their academic preparedness. Seven students were interviewed with the following four themes to emerge—personal education planning, guides, academic skills, and personal impetus.

Karen Boden

2011-01-01

379

Academic status of deaf and hard-of-hearing students in public schools: student, home, and service facilitators and detractors.  

PubMed

We examined facilitators and detractors of academic success of 25 deaf or hard-of-hearing (DHH) students selected from a pool of 187 students attending general education classes and enrolled in a study of academic progress. Interviews with their teachers of DHH, general education teachers, principals, parents, interpreters, and students themselves were analyzed for child, family, and school facilitators and detractors of academic status. Facilitators included student self-advocacy and motivation, high family and school expectations, families' ability to help with homework, and good communication between professionals. Detractors included additional disabilities and poor family-school communication. A comparison of above- and below-average students revealed no single distinguishing facilitator or detractor. Each above-average student had many facilitators, whereas each below-average student had several significant detractors. PMID:18344539

Reed, Susanne; Antia, Shirin D; Kreimeyer, Kathryn H

2008-01-01

380

The importance of academic advising and its intervention action in advising students who are near the border of passing or failing an engineering program  

Microsoft Academic Search

Perceived as a relatively tough field, some students cannot complete their engineering program successfully. Systematic and correct academic advising is one factor that can contribute to students successfully graduated from their studies in an engineering program, especially for students who are near the border of passing or failing the program. One important tool in the academic advising is Grade Point

Jamaludin Bin Omar; Jalan Kajang-Puchong

2010-01-01

381

The Effort“Outcome Gap: Differences for African American and Hispanic Community College Students in Student Engagement and Academic Achievement  

Microsoft Academic Search

This study examined the relationship between student engagement and educational outcomes for community college students from various racial\\/ethnic groups (n = 3,143). Results suggest an Effort–Outcome Gap may exist for African American students—the result of having to expend more effort in attempting to overcome myriad barriers to academic success.

C. Nathan Marti Thomas G. Greene; Kay McClenney

2008-01-01

382

ACADEMIC AND STUDENT AFFAIRS Provost, Vice President, and  

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Center for Community Engagement Faculty Affairs Early Academic Outreach Faculty Personnel School of Research & Sponsored Programs Associated Students Counseling & Psychological Services Faculty Athletic Rep Student Health Center Learning Center Pre-College Programs Chief Student Affairs Officer #12;

Ravikumar, B.

383

The impact of self-concept and college involvement on the first-year success of medical students in China.  

PubMed

Students' first-year academic success plays a critical role on their overall development in college, which implies the need to concentrate on identifying ways to improve students' first-year academic success. Different from most research on the subject, this study attempted to combine the sociological perspective of college impact with a psychological perspective to synthetically explore the causal relationship of specific types of self-concept and college involvement with academic success of medical students. A longitudinal study was conducted using 519 matriculates at a medical university in mainland China. We conducted the Cooperative Institutional Research Program freshmen survey and the Your First College Year survey to collect data of the pre-college and college academic and social self-concept, college involvement components, and some input characteristics. The academic success was measured by the first-year grade point average. A pathway analysis was conducted and showed the following results. Having high academic self-concept, being engaged in class and putting effort in homework or study directly contributes to increasing college achievement. Students' pre-college achievement and self-concept, faculty interaction, and homework involvement positively affected students' college academic self-concept development, which indirectly improved average grade point. These findings contribute to our understanding of a student's ability to interact with his or her collegiate environment and to experience academic success. PMID:24906461

Zhou, Ying-Xue; Ou, Chun-Quan; Zhao, Zhi-Tao; Wan, Cheng-Song; Guo, Cui; Li, Li; Chen, Ping-Yan

2015-03-01

384

Getting It Done: Leading Academic Success in Unexpected Schools  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

"Getting It Done" describes in clear and helpful detail what leaders of successful high-poverty and high-minority schools have done to promote and sustain student achievement. It follows two celebrated books by Karin Chenoweth: "It's Being Done," which established that the work of educating all children is possible, and "How It's Being Done,"…

Chenoweth, Karin; Theokas, Christina

2011-01-01

385

The Freshman Year Experience: Student Retention and Student Success  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This ex post facto controlled investigation was conducted from 1993 to 1996 at a medium sized, regional, predominantly White, public, four-year university in the Midwest to determine the relationship between participation in the institution's freshman year experience course and student retention and success. Students who participated in the course…

Sidle, Meg Wright; McReynolds, Janet

2009-01-01

386

Parents and Schools Working for Student Success.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

For over a decade, Reginald Clark conducted research on low-income students identified as well-motivated, high achievers. Clark's effective families shared a feeling of control over their lives, frequent communication of high expectations, dreams of future success, reliance on hard work and active engagement, and emphasis on spiritual growth. Tips…

Campbell, Lloyd

1992-01-01

387

Implementing Strategies to Achieve Successful Student Transitions  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This is the fourth in a series of eight newsletters highlighting best practices presented at the 2009 HSTW Staff Development Conference in Atlanta. These newsletters contain information about successful actions schools across the nation are taking to join hands-on and heads-on learning in ways that increase student motivation and achievement. This…

Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), 2010

2010-01-01

388

Strategies for Student Success: An Instructional Perspective.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The recommendations presented in this report were developed by Triton College's Retention Committee, which was established in Fall 1980 to involve a large and representative number of faculty in the identification of actions teachers could take to improve student retention and success. After introductory material detailing the committee's mission…

Triton Coll., River Grove, IL.

389

Succession planning in an academic medical center nursing service.  

PubMed

Succession planning is of strategic importance in any industry. It ensures the smooth transition from leader to leader and the ability of the organization to maintain the forward momentum as well as meet its operational and financial goals. Health care and nursing are no exception. In the complex and challenging world of health care today, leadership is critical to an organization's success and leadership succession is a key strategy used to ensure continuity of leadership and development of talent from within the organization. At Rush University Medical Center, a 667-bed academic medical center providing tertiary care to adults and children, the need for a focus on succession planning for the nursing leadership team is apparent as key leaders come to the end of their careers and consider retirement. It has become apparent that to secure the legacy and continue the extraordinary history of nursing excellence, care must be taken to grow talent from within and take the opportunity to leverage the mentoring opportunities before the retirement of many key leaders. To ensure a smooth leadership transition, nursing leadership and human resources partner at Rush University Medical Center to implement a systematic approach to leadership succession planning. PMID:23222756

Barginere, Cynthia; Franco, Samantha; Wallace, Lynne

2013-01-01

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Effects of Teacher Efficacy on Student Academic and Social Emotional Achievements as Reported on Georgia Kindergarten Inventory of Developing Skills  

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Students in kindergarten are not meeting state standards on standardized academic and social/emotional scores in the southeastern United States. The focus of this study was to determine if a teacher's perceptions of self-efficacy affects student success in academic and social/emotional standards as reported on the Georgia Kindergarten of…

Brown, Tisha J.

2012-01-01

391

Low-Income Hispanic and Latino High School Students' Perceptions of Parent and Peer Academic Support  

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Socioeconomic status and parental support play important roles in determining academic achievement and have been positively correlated with academic success. It is important to determine if students from low-socioeconomic-status (SES) families perceive less parent support than students from middle-SES families. The participants (n?=?54) were high…

Ramirez, Lizbeth; Machida, Sandra K.; Kline, Linda; Huang, Leesa

2014-01-01

392

Is Alcohol Consumption Associated with Poor Academic Achievement in University Students?  

PubMed Central

Background: We assessed associations between educational achievement and alcohol consumption. Methods: We employed five alcohol consumption measures (length of time of and amount consumed during most recent drinking occasion, frequency of alcohol consumption, heavy episodic drinking, problem drinking); and three educational achievement indicators (students’ subjective importance of achieving good grades, students’ appraisal of their academic performance in comparison with peers, students’ actual module mark). Results: Males were positively associated with all five alcohol consumption measures. Age was negatively associated with three alcohol consumption measures. While students´ importance of good grades was negatively associated with three alcohol consumption measures, academic performance in comparison with peers was negatively associated with heavy episodic drinking. Actual module mark was not associated with any alcohol consumption measure. Conclusions: Alcohol consumption showed negative associations with motivation for and subjectively achieved academic performance. University alcohol prevention activities might have positive impact on studentsacademic success. PMID:24319558

El Ansari, Walid; Stock, Christiane; Mills, Claire

2013-01-01

393

Successful Geoscience Pipeline Activities for High School and College Students  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The proportion of African-American students in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences (EMS) at Penn State is 3.3 percent, only slightly lower than the overall University Park campus proportion of 4 percent. Retention rates within EMS are excellent; a recent survey found that EMS ranks highest in student satisfaction overall at the University Park campus. Our goal to increase diversity in EMS disciplines requires us to attract new students to Penn State rather than recruiting from other areas within the institution. We have implemented three programs that appear successful in this regard, and are thus likely to form a viable pipeline from high school through graduate school. These programs operate at a college-wide level and are co-sponsored by AESEDA (Alliance for Earth Science, Engineering and Development in Africa). SEEMS (Summer Experience in EMS) is a partnership with Upward Bound Math and Science, adding 30 hours of directed research to their existing enrichment program. Students identified in 9th grade spend 6 weeks each summer in residence at PSU, where they receive classroom instruction in core academic areas in addition to a group research project led by faculty and graduate students. SEEMS students are likely PSU recruits: all are accepted to college, 85 percent plan to attend college within PA, and all have strong family support for education as well as for careers in EMS. Pre- and post-experience surveys indicate strong positive changes in perception of EMS careers, particularly with regard to levels of intellectual challenge and starting salary. We maintain personal contact with these students and encourage them to attend PSU when they graduate. SROP (Summer Research Opportunity Program) is administered by the Committee on Institutional Cooperation, the academic arm of the Big 10, and provides residential research internships for students from HBCU and MSI campuses. EMS participates in SROP by funding research interns and providing strong individual mentorships. Over the past 4 years, EMS faculty supported 29 SROP students, 69 percent of whom are currently enrolled in or applicants for graduate programs (the rest are still undergraduates or students who obtained full-time employment upon graduation). African-American students have demonstrated strong interest in learning about science as it affects Africa and Africans. To capitalize on this demand, we developed courses focusing on climate change and conflict diamonds at University Park and Delaware County campuses. Both courses are always fully subscribed and enroll up to 25 percent African-American students; they form the cornerstone of a new minor degree program "Science, Society and the Environments of Africa" that we think will be attractive to undergraduate students overall.

Furman, T.; Fail, C. F.; Adewumi, M.; Bralower, T.; Guertin, L.

2004-12-01

394

The Validity of Interpersonal Skills Assessment via Situational Judgment Tests for Predicting Academic Success and Job Performance  

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This study provides conceptual and empirical arguments why an assessment of applicants' procedural knowledge about interpersonal behavior via a video-based situational judgment test might be valid for academic and postacademic success criteria. Four cohorts of medical students (N = 723) were followed from admission to employment. Procedural…

Lievens, Filip; Sackett, Paul R.

2012-01-01

395

The Self-Esteem Fraud: Why Feel-Good Education Does Not Lead to Academic Success. CEO Policy Brief.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Which comes first: achievement or self-esteem? This question is at the heart of an important educational controversy. Traditionally, public schools thought that students' satisfaction followed on the heels of academic success. In other words, children who performed well in class consequently felt good about themselves. But more recent educational…

Shokraii, Nina H.

396

Six Pathways to Healthy Child Development and Academic Success: The Field Guide to Comer Schools in Action  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Children and adolescents who enjoy healthy growth and development along six primary pathways are the students who learn well and achieve success in school and in life. But children from poorly functioning families and impoverished social networks too often find themselves without adequate preparation and support for the academic challenges that…

Comer, James P., Ed.; Joyner, Edward T., Ed.; Ben-Avie, Michael, Ed.

2004-01-01

397

Evaluating the Effects of Basic Skills Mathematics Placement on Academic Outcomes of Community College Students  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The main objective of the authors' proposed study is to evaluate the effectiveness of math placement policies for entering community college students on these students' academic success in math, and their transfer and graduation rates. The main research question that guides the proposed study is: What are the effects of various basic skills…

Melguizo, Tatiana; Bo, Hans; Prather, George; Kim, Bo

2011-01-01

398

Learning Styles of Design Students and the Relationship of Academic Performance and Gender in Design Education  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The study focuses on design education using Experiential Learning Theory (ELT) and explores the effects of learning styles and gender on the performance scores of freshman design students in three successive academic years. Findings indicate that the distribution of design students through learning style type preference was more concentrated in…

Demirbas, O. Osman; Demirkan, Halime

2007-01-01

399

Exploring Students' Perceptions of Academic Disengagement and Reengagement in a Dropout Recovery Charter School Setting  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The purpose of this exploratory case study was to understand the academic disengagement and reengagement process from the perspective of students enrolled in a dropout recovery charter school. Specifically, this study focused on students' perceptions of the factors that influenced their lack of success in the traditional school setting, the…

Iachini, Aidyn L.; Buettner, Cynthia; Anderson-Butcher, Dawn; Reno, Rebecca

2013-01-01

400

An Academic Survey of Engineering Student Athletes at a Division I University  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This paper explores the academic success of NCAA Division I collegiate student athletes that enroll in engineering majors. At the University of South Carolina, which is a member of the NCAA Division I Southeastern Conference, nineteen engineering students were on an active athletic roster during the spring semester of 2005. The mean cumulative…

Pierce, Charles E.

2007-01-01

401

Interviews with Students Enrolled in Academic CPR Workshops, Summer 2002.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This study focuses on students enrolled in academic CPR workshops in the summer of 2002. The goal of the study is to examine changes in the population of students with academic problems. The CPR workshops are a requirement for students that are subject to dismissal. The study was conducted in the summer of 2003 on the telephone with a random…

Maple, Chelley

402

Academic Probation: An Empirical Study of Private University Students  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This study examines the factors contributing to academic probation in university settings and highlights the problems that students encounter in higher education institutions in Bangladesh. The study focused on students facing academic probation on two private universities in Bangladesh and analyzed students' response with respect to nine…

Ahmed, Jashim Uddin; Chowdhury, Md. Humayun Kabir; Rahman, Sheehan; Talukder, A. K. M. Mominul Haque

2014-01-01

403

Academic Dishonesty: Behaviors, Sanctions, and Retention of Adjudicated College Students  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Academic dishonesty, also known as academic misconduct, includes a variety of actions such as plagiarism, cheating on tests using text messaging or concealed notes, exchanging work with other students, buying essays from students or on the Internet, and having other students write examinations (Diekhoff, LaBeff, Shinohara, & Yasukawa, 1999;…

Olafson, Lori; Schraw, Gregory; Kehrwald, Nicholas

2014-01-01

404

Business School Deans on Student Academic Dishonesty: A Survey  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

While students and, to a lesser extent, faculty have been surveyed about the student academic dishonesty issue, deans have been virtually ignored. This paper reports the results of an online survey of business school deans on the issue. Deans' perceptions of the level of student academic dishonesty in their schools were much lower than the levels…

Brown, Bob S.; Weible, Rick J.; Olmosk, Kurt E.

2010-01-01

405

Student learning and perceptions of the academic environment  

Microsoft Academic Search

This paper examines the effects of the organisation of curricula, teaching, and assessment on student learning and looks at the different demands which different academic environments make on their students. After a brief review of research into learning contexts in higher education, data from a course perceptions questionnaire are presented. The principal dimensions which students themselves use to characterise academic

Paul Ramsden

1979-01-01

406

LEARNING STYLE AWARENESS AND ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT AMONG COMMUNITY COLLEGE STUDENTS  

Microsoft Academic Search

This study examined the relationship between learning style awareness and academic achievement of community college students. The study was undertaken to determine if learning style awareness alone, without a change in the manner of teaching or in the matching of student and instructor styles, would benefit community college students as evidenced by an increase in academic achievement. The sample consisted

Lenda Cook

1991-01-01

407

Self-Efficacy's Influence on Student Academic Achievement in the Medical Anatomy Curriculum  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Self-efficacy is defined as a person's beliefs in his or her own abilities to successfully complete a task and has been shown to influence student motivation and academic behaviors. More specifically, anatomical self-efficacy is defined as an individual's judgment of his or her ability to successfully complete tasks related to the anatomy…

Burgoon, Jennifer Marie; Meece, Judith L.; Granger, Noelle A.

2012-01-01

408

GPS: Shaping Student Success One Conversation at a Time  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Increasing instructor-student interactions and improving support personnel interventions with students positively affects their academic performance, retention, and graduation rates. This article discusses the Grade Performance Status (GPS) which is Northern Arizona University's new online, academic early alert tool for increasing instructor…

Star, Mikhael; Collette, Lanita

2010-01-01

409

Student Success: Stories That Inform High School Change  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Sunnyside High School in rural Washington faces many tough issues common to urban schools but has shown a remarkable ability to help students at risk for academic failure. The Sunnyside Intervention Program was developed for students with a history of poor academic performance, many of whom were involved in dangerous activities, including gangs.…

Shepard, Jerri; Salina, Chuck; Girtz, Suzann; Cox, Jonas; Davenport, Nika; Hillard, Tammy L.

2012-01-01

410

First-generation students' academic engagement and retention  

Microsoft Academic Search

This study investigates differences in academic engagement and retention between first-generation and non-first-generation undergraduate students. Utilizing the Student Experience in the Research University survey of 1864 first-year students at a large, public research university located in the United States, this study finds that first-generation students have lower academic engagement (as measured by the frequency with which students interacted with faculty,

Krista M. Soria; Michael J. Stebleton

2012-01-01

411

Profiling First-Year Students in STEM Programs Based on Autonomous Motivation and Academic Self-Concept and Relationship with Academic Achievement  

PubMed Central

The low success rate of first-year college students in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) programs has spurred many academic achievement studies in which explanatory factors are studied. In this study, we investigated from a person-oriented perspective whether different motivational and academic self-concept profiles could be discerned between male and female first-year college students in STEM and whether differences in early academic achievement were associated with these student groups. Data on autonomous motivation, academic self-concept, and early academic achievement of 1,400 first-year STEM college students were collected. Cluster analyses were used to distinguish motivational profiles based on the relative levels of autonomous motivation and academic self-concept for male and female students. Differences in early academic achievement of the various profiles were studied by means of ANCOVA. Four different motivational profiles were discerned based on the dimensions of autonomous motivation (A) and academic self-concept (S): students scoring high and respectively low on both dimensions (HA-HS or LA-LS), and students scoring high on one dimension and low on the other (HA-LS or LA-HS). Also gender differences were found in this study: male students with high levels of academic self-concept and autonomous motivation had higher academic achievement compared to male students with low levels on both motivational dimensions. For female students, motivational profiles were not associated with academic achievement. The findings partially confirm the internal and external validity of the motivational theories underpinning this study and extend the present insights on identifying subgroup(s) of at risk students in contemporary STEM programs at university level. PMID:25390942

Van Soom, Carolien; Donche, Vincent

2014-01-01

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"I Actually Listened, I'm Proud of Myself." The Effects of a Participatory Pedagogy on Students' Constructions of Academic Identities  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Academic literacy practices can be alienating for new undergraduates, yet academic success depends on writing in ways that the academy deems acceptable and is related to the identity positions available to students. I describe an intervention in which aspects of academic practice were made visible and students participated collaboratively in…

Tapp, Jane

2014-01-01

413

ATE Student Success Stories: Su's Story  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Su Coy is studying GIS through Palomar College's ATE project and loving it. She never thought much about education as a young woman, and had some struggles along the way, but now she knows she is on the right path with GIS and is excited about her professional and personal victories.To download this video and/or captions, visit: https://atecentral.net/index.php?P=StudentSuccessStories

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Predictors of academic performance of nursing and paramedic students in first year bioscience.  

PubMed

The expanding scope of practice of paramedics and nurses demands they possess a sophisticated knowledge of bioscience to enable them to think critically and make rational clinical decisions. It is well documented that nursing students struggle with bioscience but there are no studies examining the performance of paramedic students in this crucial subject. In this study, we compared the academic performance of first year nursing, paramedic and nursing/paramedic double degree students in a bioscience subject. Regression analyses were used to identify predictors of academic success. Data revealed a low success rate in bioscience for all three degree programs (63.2, 58.8, and 67.6% respectively) and a strong correlation between academic success in bioscience and non-bioscience subjects (r(2)=0.49). The best predictors of overall academic success were the University Admission Index score and mature entry into the course. Previous study of biology was associated with an increased bioscience and overall GPA but not with non-bioscience grades. Discriminant analysis was used to develop a model that could predict overall academic success with an accuracy of 78.5%. These criteria may be useful during the admission process and for the early identification of students at risk of failure. PMID:21247669

Whyte, Douglas G; Madigan, Veronica; Drinkwater, Eric J

2011-11-01

415

division of student affairs and academic support division of student affairs and academic support  

E-print Network

of my early college success to the support I got from the Gamecock Guarantee and the university's TRIO that promotes sexual health and safe relationships; and as a tutor for student-athletes and for Upward Bound-income, first-generation South Carolina college students. These students meet or exceed the university

Almor, Amit

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Student Success: A Qualitative Analysis of the Engagement of the Successful First-Generation Student  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The study captured the essence of the core ideas, prevalent themes or events in the student's time in higher education that helped him or her become engaged in such a way as to prevent departure from the university prematurely. It helps understand successful first-generation students. It examined their resiliency, motivation, self-efficacy,…

Brewer, Mondy R.

2011-01-01

417

Longitudinal Effects of Teacher and Student Perceptions of Teacher-Student Relationship Qualities on Academic Adjustment  

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The shared and unique effects of teacher and student reports of teacher-student relationship quality (TSRQ) in second and third grade on academic self-views, behavioral engagement, and achievement the following year were investigated in a sample of 714 academically at-risk students. Teacher and student reports of teacher-student support and…

Hughes, Jan N.

2011-01-01

418

Breakup Effects on University Students' Perceived Academic Performance  

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The Problem: Problems that might be expected to affect perceived academic performance were studied in a sample of 283 university students. Results: Breakup Distress Scale scores, less time since the breakup and no new relationship contributed to 16% of the variance on perceived academic performance. Variables that were related to academic

Field, Tiffany; Diego, Miguel; Pelaez, Martha; Deeds, Osvelia; Delgado, Jeannette

2012-01-01

419

Biculturalism and Academic Achievement of African American High School Students  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Biculturalism was examined as a factor that may positively affect the academic achievement of African American high school students, beyond cultural identity and self-esteem. Hierarchical regression analyses determined that cultural identity and academic self-esteem were important factors for academic achievement, but not biculturalism.…

Rust, Jonathan P.; Jackson, Margo A.; Ponterotto, Joseph G.; Blumberg, Fran C.

2011-01-01

420

Students' and faculty's perception of academic integrity in Hong Kong  

Microsoft Academic Search

Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to compare students' and faculty members' perceptions of academic integrity; their understanding of experiences pertaining to different aspects of academic misconduct (e.g. plagiarism); and to examine the underlying reasons behind academic integrity violations in a Hong Kong context. Design\\/methodology\\/approach – A mixed methods approach comprising quantitative and qualitative methodologies was used. First,

Theresa Kwong; Hing-Man Ng; Kai-Pan Mark; Eva Wong

2010-01-01

421

Academic Clustering and Major Selection of Intercollegiate Student-Athletes  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Although journalists and reporters have written about academic clustering among college student-athletes, there has been a dearth of scholarly analysis devoted to the subject. This study explored football players' academic major selections to determine if academic clustering actually existed. The seasons 1996, 2001, and 2006 were selected for…

Schneider, Ray G.; Ross, Sally R.; Fisher, Morgan

2010-01-01

422

A grounded theory study on the academic success of undergraduate women in science, engineering, and mathematics fields at a private, research university  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

This grounded theory study revealed the common factors of backgrounds, strategies, and motivators in academically successful undergraduate women in science, engineering, and mathematics (SEM) fields at a private, research university in the West. Data from interviews with 15 women with 3.25 or better grade point averages indicated that current academic achievement in their college SEM fields can be attributed to previous academic success, self awareness, time management and organizational skills, and maintaining a strong support network. Participants were motivated by an internal drive to academically succeed and attend graduate school. Recommendations are provided for professors, advisors, and student affairs professionals.

Hroch, Amber Michelle

2011-12-01

423

Recruiting, Training and Motivating Student Assistants in Academic Libraries.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Traces the history of student academic library employees and reviews the related literature on the changing role of library student assistants. Highlights include changes in libraries' organizational structures; and administrative issues concerning recruitment, interviewing, training, motivation, and employee retention. (LRW)

Constantinou, Constantia

1998-01-01

424

Academically Gifted Students and the Community College Experience.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Reports on a study of 295 academically gifted students enrolled in four midwestern community colleges. Considers student demographics, high school background, perceptions of quality of instruction, and involvement in honors programs. Discusses implications for practice. (DMM)

Piland, William E.; And Others

1987-01-01

425

Student Preferences for Academic Advisors as Transformational Leaders  

E-print Network

A quantitative study was conducted to determine the preferences of undergraduate students for academic advisors as transformational leaders. A questionnaire was developed and distributed to undergraduate students enrolled in leadership classes at a...

Drozd, Deborah Suzanne

2011-02-22

426

Accelerating the Academic Achievement of Students Referred to Developmental Education  

E-print Network

Accelerating the Academic Achievement of Students Referred to Developmental Education Nikki strategy at community colleges for improving the outcomes of developmental education students. This paper.................................................................................................................. 4 2.2 Acceleration and Developmental Education

Su, Xiao

427

Hierarchical and Multidimensional Academic Self-Concept of Commercial Students.  

PubMed

Adapting the Marsh (1990) Academic Self-Description Questionnaire (ASDQ), this study examined the academic self-concept of students in a school of commerce in Hong Kong (N = 212). Confirmatory factor analysis found that students clearly distinguished among self-concept constructs in English, Chinese, Math and Statistics, Economics, and Principles of Accounting, and each of these constructs was highly associated with a global Academic self-concept construct, reflecting the validity of each construct in measuring an academic component of self-concept. Domain-specific self-concepts were more highly related with students' intention of course selection in corresponding areas than in nonmatching areas, further supporting the multidimensionality of the students' academic self-concept. Students' self-concepts in the five curriculum domains can be represented by the global Academic self-concept, supporting the hierarchical structure of students' academic self-concept in an educational institution with a specific focus, such as commercial studies. The academic self-concepts of the commercial students are both multidimensional and hierarchical. Copyright 1999 Academic Press. PMID:10508533

Yeung; Chui; Lau

1999-10-01

428

Characteristics and social bonding to school, to teachers, and to peers of successful and non-successful Hispanic students in an alternative high school  

Microsoft Academic Search

The purpose of this study was to describe the personal, family and school characteristics of students who succeeded and did not succeed in an alternative school program for at-risk students during an academic school year. Success was measured in terms of attendance, GPA, and number of disciplinary referrals. The data were gathered to answer three research questions: (1) What are

Martha Young

1997-01-01

429

The Gritty: Grit and Non-Traditional Doctoral Student Success  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

As higher education is changing to reach larger numbers of students via online modalities, the issue of student attrition and other measures of student success become increasingly important. While research has focused largely on undergraduate online students, less has been done in the area of online non-traditional doctoral student success,…

Cross, Ted M.

2014-01-01

430

Academics' Attitudes towards PhD Students' Teaching: Preparing Research Higher Degree Students for an Academic Career  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

An exploratory study of 473 academics in a metropolitan university investigated the attitudes of academic supervisors towards training for university teaching for doctoral students. The study investigated academic supervisors' levels of awareness and knowledge of teacher training opportunities, the relative importance of teaching--both lecturing…

Jepsen, Denise M.; Varhegyi, Melinda M.; Edwards, Daniel

2012-01-01

431

School Environment and Academic Achievement of Standard IX Students  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The present study School Environment and Academic Achievement of standard IX students was probed to find the relationship between School Environment and Academic Achievement of standard IX students. Data for the study were collected using self-made School Environment Scale (SES). The investigator used stratified random sampling technique for…

Lawrence, A. S. Arul; Vimala, A.

2012-01-01

432

VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY CONSENT TO RELEASE ACADEMIC INFORMATION Student Name  

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VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY CONSENT TO RELEASE ACADEMIC INFORMATION Student Name: Student Commodore progress at Vanderbilt. This consent to release will remain in effect while you are enrolled. ( ) I am not a dependent of my parents, but I consent to the release of academic information to my

Bordenstein, Seth

433

Graduation Rates for Student Athletes Academic Year 200910 Report  

E-print Network

Graduation Rates for Student Athletes Academic Year 200910 Report Unduplicated Headcount students attending IIT for Academic Year 200910 Female Male Total Female Male Total International 1156 2161 3317 6 20 Grand Total 3019 5524 8543 47 62 109 Graduation Rates All Male Female Black Hispanic Asian White Unknown

Heller, Barbara

434

Contrasting Academic Behavioural Confidence in Mexican and European Psychology Students  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Introduction: Research with the Academic Behavioural Confidence scale using European students has shown that students have high levels of confidence in their academic abilities. It is generally accepted that people in more collectivist cultures have more realistic confidence levels in contrast to the overconfidence seen in individualistic European…

Ochoa, Alma Rosa Aguila; Sander, Paul

2012-01-01

435

International Graduate Students' Perceptions of Their Academic Experience  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This study used a mailed questionnaire to examine the academic experiences of 497 international graduate students who were studying at an American university. Most students viewed their academic experience positively, although a majority did not believe the curriculum had an international focus. Fully 77% felt prepared to work in their home…

Trice, Andrea G.; Yoo, Jin Eun

2007-01-01

436

Academic Expectations as Sources of Stress in Asian Students  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Education is highly valued in Confucian Heritage Culture (CHC) countries such as China, Taiwan, Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan and Korea but the expectations of parents, teachers and students themselves to excel academically can also be a source of intense stress for many students. The "Academic Expectations Stress Inventory" (AESI), developed by Ang…

Tan, Joyce Beiyu; Yates, Shirley

2011-01-01

437

Formation of Teachers' Expectations of First Grade Student's Academic Performance.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The purpose of the study was to explore the formation of teachers' expectations of students' academic performance. First-grade teachers were interviewed or asked to respond to questionnaires concerning their pupils, and ranked their students on expected academic performance at three periods in the school year. Teachers rankings of expected…

Willis, Sherry L.

438

Academic Advisement And Student Retention: Empirical Connections & Systemic Interventions  

Microsoft Academic Search

Research reviewed in this manuscript strongly suggests that there is much need for, and room for, improvement in the quality of academic advisement and the rate of student retention in higher education. The research also suggests that improvement in the former is associated with improvement in the latter. However, to promote extensive and enduring gains in student retention, academic advisement

Joe Cuseo

439

TEACHING ACADEMIC WRITING IN ENGLISH TO TERTIARY STUDENTS IN UKRAINE  

Microsoft Academic Search

The paper discusses teaching writing in English to tertiary students with English as their major. The distinction is drawn between teaching writing for practical purposes and teaching academic writing. The focus of the paper is on teaching academic writing that is considered as an effective means of developing students' communicative abilities in English and their creative approach to learning and

Oleg Tarnopolsky; Svitlana Kozhushko

440

Students as Spectators: Their Academic and Social Integration  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

There is extensive research literature addressing the impact that the college experience has on students, linking the campus environment to their persistence and graduation, satisfaction, sense of community, academic and social integration, and academic performance. Researchers have yet to fully address the connection between students identifying…

Clopton, Aaron

2009-01-01

441

Academic work, the Internet and U.S. college students  

Microsoft Academic Search

The aim of this study is to explore, based on a nationally representative sample, U.S. college students' uses of the Internet in their studies and their perceptions of academic life online, and changes in both perception and use since a 2002 report on the topic. Findings show that overall Internet use for academic purposes has increased. Students report generally positive

Steve Jones; Camille Johnson-Yale; Sarah Millermaier; Francisco Seoane Pérez

2008-01-01

442

Academic Work, the Internet and U.S. College Students  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The aim of this study is to explore, based on a nationally representative sample, U.S. college students' uses of the Internet in their studies and their perceptions of academic life online, and changes in both perception and use since a 2002 report on the topic. Findings show that overall Internet use for academic purposes has increased. Students

Jones, Steve; Johnson-Yale, Camille; Millermaier, Sarah; Perez, Francisco Seoane

2008-01-01

443

What behaviours do students consider academically dishonest? Findings from a survey of Canadian undergraduate students  

Microsoft Academic Search

This paper identifies those behaviours that students perceive to be academically dishonest and sheds light on several demographic,\\u000a academic and situational factors that predict students’ perceptions of academic dishonesty. Data for this investigation were\\u000a obtained through self-administered questionnaires from a sample of 321 undergraduate students attending university in a western\\u000a Canadian city during the academic year 2007–2008. There was a

Rozzet Jurdi; H. Sam Hage; Henry P. H. Chow

444

HESI Admission Assessment scores: predicting student success.  

PubMed

This study investigated the value of administering Elsevier's HESI Admission Assessment (A(2)) to associate degree nursing (ADN) school applicants. The relationship of A(2) scores-composite scores and 5 component scores: basic math skills, reading comprehension, grammar, vocabulary & general knowledge, and anatomy & physiology-with final course grades in 3 first-semester nursing courses was investigated. Findings indicated that composite A(2) scores and all 5 component A(2) scores that were administered to the ADN applicants were significantly related (P < .01) to final course grades in 2 of the 3 first-semester nursing courses, Nursing Process I and Nursing Process II. All A(2) scores except reading comprehension were significantly (P <.01) related to final course grades in the Pharmacology nursing course. The mean A(2) scores of students who completed all 3 of the first-semester nursing courses were compared with the mean A(2) scores of students who did not complete one or more of these courses. Findings indicated that the mean composite A(2) score and the mean score for each of the 5 component A(2) exams were significantly higher (P < .01) for those students who completed all 3 nursing courses than for students who did not complete one or more of these courses. The faculty concluded that A(2) scores were useful in predicting students' success in the first semester of the nursing program, which is when most of the attrition occurs, and that screening applicants based on A(2) scores can help promote student retention. PMID:23566504

Chen, Susie; Voyles, Denise

2013-01-01

445

Self-Regulated Learning and Academic Achievement in College Students.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This paper presents study results concerning the nature of successful academic performance, specifically examining to what extent self-regulated learning played a role in successful academic performance at the college level. (Self-regulated learning is defined as the integration and utilization of cognitive, metacognitive, motivational,…

Lindner, Reinhard W.; Harris, Bruce

446

Academic help-seeking behavior among student pharmacists.  

PubMed

Objectives. To identify factors associated with academic help-seeking behavior among student pharmacists at a public university.Methods. Semi-structured focus group interviews were conducted to explore in depth perceptions of facilitators of and barriers to the help-seeking behavior and academic achievement of student pharmacists who had received a D or F grade in any year. A 4-part survey instrument was developed and administered to all student pharmacists and included sections for (1) attitudes and academic help-seeking behavior, (2) health status, (3) demographics, and (4) open comments. A structural equation modeling approach was used to assess relationships among domains of interest.Results. Three student focus groups noted that helpfulness of faculty members and school administrators were 2 prominent facilitators of help-seeking behavior and academic achievement. Diminished quality of life caused by stress and depression was the primary barrier to help-seeking and achievement. Three hundred four (68.6%) student pharmacists completed the survey instrument. Academic help-seeking behavior was influenced mostly by perceived academic competence and perceived faculty helpfulness. In contrast, ambivalence and perception of help-seeking as threatening were 2 factors that were negatively associated with academic help-seeking behavior.Conclusions. Academic help-seeking behavior was positively related to greater perceived academic competence and positive relationships among student pharmacists and faculty members. PMID:23459559

Payakachat, Nalin; Gubbins, Paul O; Ragland, Denise; Norman, Sarah E; Flowers, Schwanda K; Stowe, Cindy D; DeHart, Renee M; Pace, Anne; Hastings, Jan K

2013-02-12

447

Academic Help-Seeking Behavior Among Student Pharmacists  

PubMed Central

Objectives. To identify factors associated with academic help-seeking behavior among student pharmacists at a public university. Methods. Semi-structured focus group interviews were conducted to explore in depth perceptions of facilitators of and barriers to the help-seeking behavior and academic achievement of student pharmacists who had received a D or F grade in any year. A 4-part survey instrument was developed and administered to all student pharmacists and included sections for (1) attitudes and academic help-seeking behavior, (2) health status, (3) demographics, and (4) open comments. A structural equation modeling approach was used to assess relationships among domains of interest. Results. Three student focus groups noted that helpfulness of faculty members and school administrators were 2 prominent facilitators of help-seeking behavior and academic achievement. Diminished quality of life caused by stress and depression was the primary barrier to help-seeking and achievement. Three hundred four (68.6%) student pharmacists completed the survey instrument. Academic help-seeking behavior was influenced mostly by perceived academic competence and perceived faculty helpfulness. In contrast, ambivalence and perception of help-seeking as threatening were 2 factors that were negatively associated with academic help-seeking behavior. Conclusions. Academic help-seeking behavior was positively related to greater perceived academic competence and positive relationships among student pharmacists and faculty members. PMID:23459559

Gubbins, Paul O.; Ragland, Denise; Norman, Sarah E.; Flowers, Schwanda K.; Stowe, Cindy D.; DeHart, Renee M.; Pace, Anne; Hastings, Jan K.

2013-01-01

448

Self-Efficacy, Stress, and Academic Success in College  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This paper investigates the joint effects of academic self-efficacy and stress on the academic performance of 107 nontraditional, largely immigrant and minority, college freshmen at a large urban commuter institution. We developed a survey instrument to measure the level of academic self-efficacy and perceived stress associated with 27…

Zajacova, Anna; Lynch, Scott M.; Espenshade, Thomas J.

2005-01-01

449

"Only Connect": Mixed Methods Study of How First-Year Students Create Residential Academic and Social Networks  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

A key component in the success of students' first-year experience is their successful academic and social integration into the college environment (Tinto, 1993). Researchers have specified integration in terms of student behaviors and perceptions (Berger & Milem, 1999; Hurtado & Carter, 1997) and also studied it in terms of engagement (Kuh, 2009)…

Smith, Rachel Anne

2010-01-01

450

Connecting to Success: Mentoring through Technology To Promote Student Achievement. Training Manual.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This training manual presents "Connecting to Success" (CTS), a program designed to expand through technology the mentoring, career development, and improved academic achievement opportunities for youth with disabilities. The manual begins by defining electronic mentoring as a way to connect adult employees with students through the Internet. It…

Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis. Inst. on Community Integration.

451

College Students with Learning Disabilities Speak Out: What It Takes to Be Successful in Postsecondary Education  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The purpose of this study was to identify variables that facilitate the academic success of college students with learning disabilities. Twenty recent college graduates with documented learning disabilities were interviewed using a semi-structured format. An analysis of the transcripts of the interviews revealed eight common themes, many of which…

Skinner, Michael E.

2004-01-01

452

African American college students at a private, urban, predominantly White institution: Patterns of success  

Microsoft Academic Search

This study used a case study strategy incorporating both quantitative and qualitative research methods to identify the background, environmental, and institutional factors contributing to the successful persistence of some African American students at predominantly White institutions. A private, metropolitan, commuter institution served as the site for the study. Institutional demographic, admissions, and academic data for 1992 to 1996 freshmen were

Clover W Hall

2000-01-01

453

VET-in-School for Indigenous Students: Success through "Cultural Fit."  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Two innovative approaches to delivering vocational education and training (VET) in schools were examined to identify ways of helping Australia's indigenous students achieve academic success by ensuring a close cultural fit between course content and the realities of local employment opportunities. The first VET-in-School program, which was located…

Schwab, R. G.

454

Educating Students Placed At Risk: Evaluating the Impact of Success for All in Urban Settings  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Schools across the nation are implementing reform models intended to enable all children to meet state-established academic standards. One of the nation's comprehensive school reform models is Success for All (SFA). This study assessed the impact of the program on elementary school students in standardized reading scores as well as attendance and…

Munoz, Marco A.; Dossett, Dena H.

2004-01-01

455

Preparation, Development, and Transition of Learning-Disabled Students for Workforce Success  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Preparation, Development, and Transition of Learning-Disabled Students for Workforce Success. Donna Elizabeth Williams, 2011: Applied Dissertation, Nova Southeastern University, Abraham S. Fischler School of Education. ERIC Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Community Based Instruction, Academic Advising, Career Counseling, Career Planning. This…

Williams, Donna Elizabeth

2012-01-01

456

First-Year College Students and Faculty: A Comparison of Expectations for Success  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The purpose of this qualitative study is to identify and explore academic, social, and career-related expectations that first-year college students believe lead to their collegiate success as defined by their perception of persisting in higher education. Further investigation determines how these expectations align with faculty expectations of…

Koslow Martin, Jodi Ellen

2010-01-01

457

Causal Attributions for Success or Failure of Students in College Algebra  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Research in the field of attribution theory and academic achievement suggests a relationship between a student's attributional style and achievement. Theorists and researchers contend that attributions influence individual reactions to success and failure. They also report that individuals use attributions to explain and justify their performance.…

Cortes-Suarez, Gina; Sandiford, Janice R.

2008-01-01

458

Causal Attributions for Success or Failure of Students in College Algebra  

Microsoft Academic Search

Research in the field of attribution theory and academic achievement suggests a relationship between a student's attributional style and achievement. Theorists and researchers contend that attributions influence individual reactions to success and failure. They also report that individuals use attributions to explain and justify their performance. Studies in mathematics education identify attribution theory as the theoretical orientation most suited to

Gina Cortés-Suárez; Janice R. Sandiford

2008-01-01

459

The relationship of academic variables as predictors of success on the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) in a selected associate degree program.  

PubMed

Identifying valid variables to predict success of nursing students on the NCLEX-RN has captivated the interest of nursing educators for decades. The determination of such variables would enable nursing programs to devise pertinent admission criteria, identify and intervene with students at risk of failing, and provide needed advisement and academic supports to increase the likelihood of passing the NCLEX-RN. This study examined six academic and non-academic variables. Study variables included: pre-admission GPA, failing a clinical nursing course, two NLN test scores, age, and race. These variables have been explored in numerous past studies to predict success on the NCLEX-RN. However, the majority of studies have examined these variables in baccalaureate of science nursing (BSN) student populations. Few studies on associate degree nursing (ADN) student populations were found. The purpose of this study was to examine six academic and non-academic variables, explored in previous studies that mostly looked at BSN students, to determine if these same variables could predict success or failure on the NCLEX-RN for students of an ADN program. Data were obtained from a convenience sample of thirty-eight, May 1997 nursing student graduates from a public urban university's ADN program. Findings from the study indicated that four of the variables had significant relationships with NCLEX-RN success. PMID:10745713

Briscoe, V J; Anema, M G

1999-01-01

460

Academic Preparedness of First-Generation College Students: Different Perspectives  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

As student populations continue to become more diversified, institutions must understand students' academic preparedness to better serve them. A significant amount of research and literature focuses on experiences of students whose parents had little or no college education. Although these first-generation students have much in common with…

Atherton, Matthew C.

2014-01-01

461

Student Affairs Organizational Chart Academic Year 2012 -2013  

E-print Network

Student Affairs Organizational Chart Academic Year 2012 - 2013 Updated 8/22/12 President Michael Roth Vice President for Student Affairs Michael Whaley Assistant V.P. & Dean of Students Rick Culliton Associate Director for Operations Joanne Rafferty Director of Student Activities and Leadership Development

Royer, Dana

462

Student writing in higher education: An academic literacies approach  

Microsoft Academic Search

This article addresses the issue of student writing in higher education. It draws on the findings of an Economic and Social Research Council funded project which examined the contrasting expectations and interpretations of academic staff and students regarding undergraduate students' written assignments. It is suggested that the implicit models that have generally been used to understand student writing do not

Mary R. Lea

1998-01-01

463

Academic and Athletic Motivation as Predictors of Academic Performance of Division I College Student-Athletes  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Division I intercollegiate student-athletes represent a unique population of college students on college campuses today because they face competing demands between the student and athlete roles. Without the proper environment and motivation for academic performance, some Division I student-athletes are unable to obtain a college degree and leave…

Carter, Christina Michelle

2012-01-01

464

Learning Strategies of Successful and Unsuccessful University Students  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The purpose of this study was to assess the most commonly used learning strategies of undergraduate students and how these strategies were related to their academic performance. Toward this purpose, a 60 item Likert scale was administered to a sample of 278 undergraduate students. The students were selected based on their cumulative…

Simsek, Ali; Balaban, Jale

2010-01-01

465

Understanding Today's Students: Entry-Level Science Student Involvement in Academic Dishonesty  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Academic dishonesty and its implications to learning within and outside of the academic arena are of historical concern to college faculty. Faculty generally associate actions and attitudes displayed in the academic environment as indicators of behavior throughout the student's life. As technology and societal changes occur, student

Nelson, Lynda P.; Nelson, Rodney K.; Tichenor, Linda

2013-01-01

466

Measuring the Success of an Academic Development Programme: A Statistical Analysis  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This study uses statistical analysis to estimate the impact of first-year academic development courses in microeconomics, statistics, accountancy, and information systems, offered by the University of Cape Town's Commerce Academic Development Programme, on students' graduation performance relative to that achieved by mainstream students. The data…

Smith, L. C.

2009-01-01

467

Cultivating the Habits of Mind for Student Success and Achievement  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

In the fall, millions of students arrive at colleges and universities to begin their first-year transition. Although some will find this transition to be seamless, the majority will encounter some academic, social, emotional, or intellectual challenges that will need to be resolved by the end of the academic year. Many will be unprepared, and will…

Hazard, Laurie

2013-01-01

468

Elementary Students' Acquisition of Academic Vocabulary Through Engineering Design  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

This study examines how STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) inquiry-based learning through a hands-on engineering design can be beneficial in helping students acquire academic vocabulary. This research took place in a second grade dual- language classroom in a public, suburban elementary school. English language learners, students who speak Spanish at home, and native English speakers were evaluated in this study. Each day, students were presented with a general academic vocabulary focus word during an engineering design challenge. Vocabulary pre-tests and post-tests as well as observation field notes were used to evaluate the student's growth in reading and defining the focus academic vocabulary words. A quiz and KSB (knowledge and skill builder) packet were used to evaluate students' knowledge of science and math content and engineering design. The results of this study indicate that engineering design is an effective means for teaching academic vocabulary to students with varying levels of English proficiency.

Kugelmass, Rachel

469

Pathway to Success: Research and Internship Opportunities for Students  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

This paper presents efforts by North Carolina Central University (NCCU) in promoting geosciences by offering students paid career training opportunities with private, non-profit and government organizations. North Carolina Central University is the nation's first state-supported public Liberal Arts College funded for African Americans with approximately 86 % minority enrollment. Using data gathered from 1975 to 1999, NCCU is ranked eleventh among all US institutions based on the number of black, US citizen Ph.D.s who received their baccalaureate degree from that institution (Thurgood et al., 2006). Therefore, successful creation of research and internship pathways for NCCU students has national implications because it will increase the number of minority students joining the workforce and applying to PhD programs. Several related efforts will be described, including partnerships with the Fugro EarthData Inc., The Center for Remote Sensing and Mapping Science at the University of Georgia, The Center for Earthquake Research and Information at University of Memphis, Tennessee, and City of Durham. By developing both academic research and industry internship tracks we hope to be able to accommodate different student career goals. For example, graduate students planning to continue onto a PhD will be more interested in research based opportunities at collaborating academic institutions whereas the industry internship track is more appropriate for undergraduate or graduate students planning to enter the job market upon graduation. The internships are conducted under the aegis of the Geospatial Research, Innovative Teaching and Service Center (GRITS) housed in the Department of Environmental, Earth and Geospatial Sciences (DEEGS) at NCCU. The center was established in 2006 with funding from the National Science Foundation to promote the learning and application of geospatial technologies. Since then the GRITS center has been a hub for Geographical Information Science (GIS) curriculum development, faculty and professional GIS workshops, grant writing and outreach efforts. The center also serves as a contact point for partnerships with other universities, national organizations and businesses in the geospatial arena - and as a result, opens doors into the professional world for our students.

Vlahovic, G.; Malhotra, R.

2008-12-01

470

2011 SP Academic Success Center SCHEDULED DROP-IN SESSIONS MATH RELATED  

E-print Network

and other tutoring services offered at the Academic Success Center is that SI leaders attend class along2011 SP Academic Success Center SCHEDULED DROP-IN SESSIONS MATH RELATED TUTORING MATH 10021-24 Core PHY 23101 General University Physics I PHY 23102 General University Physics II WRITING TUTORING ENG

Khan, Javed I.

471

“Plays Nice With Others”: Social–Emotional Learning and Academic Success  

Microsoft Academic Search

Research Findings: Social–emotional learning (SEL) is increasingly becoming an area of focus for determining children's school readiness and predicting their academic success. Practice or Policy: The current article outlines a model of SEL, identifies specific SEL skills, and discusses how such skills contribute and relate to academic success. Given that SEL skills may vary within person and across environments, the

Susanne A. Denham; Chavaughn Brown

2010-01-01

472

Views from the Summit: White Working Class Appalachian Males and Their Perceptions of Academic Success  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This research study explored how White working class Appalachian males who have completed, or who were within one term of completing a program of study at one of ten community and technical colleges in West Virginia perceived academic success. It examined their definitions of academic success, the perceptions they held regarding their own past and…

Alexander, Stephanie J. H.

2013-01-01

473

76 FR 27309 - Committee on Measures of Student Success  

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...undergraduate students by two-year degree granting institutions of higher education. The Committee...measures of student success that...undergraduate students and that consider...degree granting higher education institutions. These...

2011-05-11

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76 FR 50198 - Committee on Measures of Student Success  

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...undergraduate students by two-year degree granting institutions of higher education. The Committee...measures of student success that...undergraduate students and that consider...degree granting higher education institutions. These...

2011-08-12

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76 FR 66283 - Committee on Measures of Student Success  

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...undergraduate students by two-year degree granting institutions of higher education. The Committee...measures of student success that...undergraduate students and that consider...degree granting higher education institutions. These...

2011-10-26

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75 FR 61138 - Committee on Measures of Student Success  

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...undergraduate students by two-year degree granting institutions of higher education. The Committee...measures of student success that...undergraduate students and that consider...degree granting higher education institutions. These...

2010-10-04

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76 FR 2674 - Committee on Measures of Student Success  

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...undergraduate students by two-year degree granting institutions of higher education. The Committee...measures of student success that...undergraduate students and that consider...degree granting higher education institutions. These...

2011-01-14

478

The role of professional identity in graduate school success for under-represented minority students.  

PubMed

We examined the relationship between sense of professional identity and academic success among under-represented minority graduate students in a biomedical doctoral program. We found that a sense of professional identity is related to science success among under-represented minority students, but not for non-underrepresented minority students. Sense of professional identity appears to be linked to the use of mentors and to development as a scientist and member of the professional community, rather than someone who simply performs laboratory experiments. PMID:23381813

Kim-Prieto, Chu; Copeland, H Liesel; Hopson, Rodney; Simmons, Toya; Leibowitz, Michael J

2013-01-01

479

Beyond Hard Outcomes: "Soft" Outcomes and Engagement as Student Success  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This paper questions current policy discourses that equate student success with hard outcomes like retention, completion and employment. It offers another view, one that uses "soft" outcomes and student engagement literature to widen our understanding of student success. In the paper, we first draw on literature to explore student engagement,…

Zepke, Nick; Leach, Linda

2010-01-01

480

The sleep habits, personality and academic performance of medical students.  

PubMed

The academic performance of 104 fourth-year medical students was assessed in relation to their sleep habits reported in a questionary and their scores on the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory. Poorer academic performance was related significantly to later times of waking up in the morning, particularly at weekends, and to subjectively poorer quality sleep, but not to the amount of sleep usually obtained. Poor academic performance was related also to scores on scales 3 (hysteria), 4 (psychopathic deviate) and 8 (schizophrenia) of the MMPI. Simple enquiries about sleep habits may make it easier for students who are at greatest risk of academic failure to be identified and helped. PMID:1268120

Johns, M W; Dudley, H A; Masterton, J P

1976-05-01

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Advising with 20/20 Vision: Improving Student Retention by Using Learning Styles Information in Academic Advising.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The development and implementation of a counseling model designed to improve retention and academic success of high risk students at Ball State University, Indiana, are described. Initially, academic advisors were trained through workshops conducted by team members to translate information on individual advisee learning styles, behavior…

Nisbet, Janice A.; And Others

482

"When You Fail, You Feel Like a Failure": One Student's Experience of Academic Probation and an Academic Support Program  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This in-depth, qualitative study explored the experience of academic probation. It recounts the story of Mark, an undergraduate student on academic probation who participated in an academic support program to attain good academic standing. His story is contrasted to the current literature on academic probation and is considered in light of Dewey's…

Arcand, Isabelle; LeBlanc, Raymond N.

2012-01-01

483

Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs  

E-print Network

Educational Opportunities Program ­ Janet Nishihara College Assistance Migrant Program ­ Amas Aduriri Academic Success Center ­ Moira Dempsey Academics for Student Athletes ­ Kate Halischak Writing Center

Escher, Christine

484

Reframing Academic Literacy: Re-Examining a Short-Course for "Disadvantaged" Tertiary Students  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This paper revisits a successful short-course in academic literacy that was conducted for 50 "disadvantaged" students enrolled in the first year of an education degree at an Australian regional university (see Hirst, Henderson, Allan, Bode & Kocatepe, 2004). Based on a sociocultural approach to learning and drawing on a conceptualisation of…

Henderson, Robyn; Hirst, Elizabeth

2007-01-01

485

Motivating Students to Engage in Learning: The MUSIC Model of Academic Motivation  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The purpose of this article is to present a model of academic motivation that can be used by instructors to design courses that will engage students in learning. The model, based on research and theory, consists of five components that an instructor should consider when designing instruction: (1) empowerment, (2) usefulness, (3) success, (4)…

Jones, Brett D.

2009-01-01

486

The Influence of Emotional Intelligence on Academic Progress and Achievement in UK University Students  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Previous research has found relationships between higher levels of emotional intelligence (EI) and academic success in both adolescents and adults. This study examines the relationship between overall EI and specific EI competencies in 135 undergraduate psychology students in the UK. EI was measured at the start of a psychology degree course using…

Pope, Debbie; Roper, Claire; Qualter, Pamela

2012-01-01

487

Imparting Social Capital to Educationally Disadvantaged Students: A Study of the Early Academic Outreach Program  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the process of an academic preparation program, also known as an outreach program, imparting social capital to educationally disadvantaged students. The particular form of social capital to be examined will be the college knowledge needed to successfully prepare for college admission. The theoretical…

Jackson, Nicole Korgie

2010-01-01

488

The impact of institutional factors on student academic results: implications for ‘quality’ in universities  

Microsoft Academic Search

This paper situates the topic of student assessment and the moderation of assessment within a broader context of policy debates about the quality of teaching and learning in universities. The focus and discussion grew out of a research project that aimed to investigate factors related to academic success and failure in a Faculty of Arts. The study, initially, identified a

Kerry Wimshurst; Richard Wortley; Merrelyn Bates; Troy Allard

2006-01-01

489

Constructivists' Use of Mentoring for Success in Broadcast Academe.  

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A study considered women in broadcast communications academe who achieve their own purposes to have one of two epistemological perspectives: constructivist or proceduralist (non-constructivist). Women in broadcast academe were surveyed (N=428) and interviewed in depth (N=14) to measure epistemological perspectives and mentoring experiences. The…

Egan, Kathryn Smoot

490

Academic Writing: Supporting Faculty in a Critical Competency for Success  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

All faculty regardless of discipline or school need to be highly competent at writing for an academic audience. The "publish or perish" pressure is alive and well for academic advancement, publications, and external grant funding. Yet few faculty, particularly in the health professions and sciences, receive formal training on the craft of writing.…

Dankoski, Mary E.; Palmer, Megan M.; Banks, Julianna; Brutkiewicz, Randy R.; Walvoord, Emily; Hoffmann-Longtin, Krista; Bogdewic, Stephen P.; Gopen, George D.

2012-01-01

491

The Write Stuff: The Secrets of Successful Academic Writing  

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three out of five academics will never publish a book. All told just 28 percent of academics have of the nation's 40,000 faculty members report spending no hours a week writing. Almost 27 percent have never't write out of a sense of obligation. Write because you have something to say and because you want

Biasutti, Michela

492

MPH STUDENT HANDBOOK 2011-2012 Academic Year  

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& Instructor Evaluation 31 4.0 MPH Program Research Mentors 32 5.0 Graduate Certificate in Public Health 33 51 MPH STUDENT HANDBOOK 2011-2012 Academic Year University of Texas at El Paso College of Health Revised on 5/08/2012 #12;2 STUDENT HANDBOOK The MPH Student Handbook provides important information

Ward, Karen

493

Student Health Insurance Academic Year 2014-2015  

E-print Network

Student Health Insurance Academic Year 2014-2015 Enrollment and Eligibility Guidelines Access to health care and adequate health insurance is essential to your health. Rutgers University is pleased to present you with information about the Rutgers University Student Health Insurance Plan. The Student

Lin, Xiaodong

494

Motivation Predictors of College Student Academic Performance and Retention  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

College student retention and performance in higher education are important issues for educational institutions, educators, and students. The purpose of this study was to determine if student needs for achievement, affiliation, autonomy, and dominance measured by the Needs Assessment Questionnaire (Heckert et al., 2000) could predict academic

Friedman, Barry A.; Mandel, Rhonda G.

2012-01-01

495

Enhance Student Advising and Academic and Life Supports  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This article, part of a yearlong series, focuses on the fifth recommendation in ACTE's postsecondary reform position statement which is to enhance student advising and academic and life supports. The availability of effective student supports can play a critical role in student enrollment, persistence and completion of postsecondary credentials.…

Kiker, Jason

2008-01-01

496

Academic, Career and Personal Needs of Nigerian University Students  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The academic, career and personal needs of students of Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma-Nigeria were surveyed. A total of 920 undergraduates participated in this study. The results of the study revealed that irrespective of students' residential status, gender, age and relationship status, the students ranked time-management as the most pressing…

Aluede, Oyaziwo; Imhonde, Henry; Eguavoen, Agatha

2006-01-01

497

Student Satisfaction with Information Provided by Academic Advisors  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The retention of engineering students is important because more than half of the students who begin engineering programs in the United States will not earn an engineering degree. A literature review showed the importance of academic advising in retaining students in engineering programs. Therefore, the goal of this study is to identify the level…

Sutton, Kyra L.; Sankar, Chetan S.

2011-01-01

498

First-Generation Students' Academic Engagement and Retention  

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This study investigates differences in academic engagement and retention between first-generation and non-first-generation undergraduate students. Utilizing the Student Experience in the Research University survey of 1864 first-year students at a large, public research university located in the United States, this study finds that first-generation…

Soria, Krista M.; Stebleton, Michael J.

2012-01-01

499

Academic Achievement in First Generation College Students: The Role of Academic Self-Concept  

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This study examined whether verbal and math self-concepts could help explain the academic performance of first generation college students. Participants were 167 ethnically diverse students at an inner city, commuter, open-enrollment, four-year university in the southwestern United States. Results indicated that students with lower verbal and…

DeFreitas, Stacie Craft; Rinn, Anne

2013-01-01

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Understanding Academic Performance of International Students: The Role of Ethnicity, Academic and Social Integration  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

More than 3 million students study outside their home country, primarily at a Western university. A common belief among educators is that international students are insufficiently adjusted to higher education in their host country, both academically and socially. Furthermore, several groups of international students experience considerable amounts…

Rienties, Bart; Beausaert, Simon; Grohnert, Therese; Niemantsverdriet, Susan; Kommers, Piet

2012-01-01