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Author Tinto, Vincent.

Title Leaving college : rethinking the causes and cures of student attrition / Vincent Tinto.

Imprint Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, c1993.

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 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  378.169 T498l 1993    ---  Axe Inventory 2022
Edition 2nd ed.
Description xv, 296 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 257-281) and index.
Contents Preface to Second Edition -- Acknowledgments -- 1. Introduction -- The dimensions and consequences of student departure from higher education -- The limits of our understanding of student departure -- The goals and structure of the book -- 2. The scope and patterning of student departure from higher education -- The entry of individuals into higher education -- The scope of departure from higher education -- Group differences in rates of degree completion-- Concluding observations -- 3. Roots of individual departure from institutions of higher education -- Sorting through past research on student departure -- Individual roots of student departure -- Interactional roots of institutional departure -- External communities and withdrawal from college -- Finances and college persistence -- Involvement, learning, and leaving -- Individual and institutional variations in the process of student departure -- Concluding observations -- 4. A theory of individual departure from institutions of higher education -- Past theories of student departure -- Studies of departure in other school settings -- Stages in the process of departure from institutions of higher education -- Suicide and the study of departure from higher education -- Toward a theory of institutional departure from higher education -- A longitudinal model of departure from institutions of higher education -- Linking learning and leaving : the educational character of student leaving -- A model of institutional departure : some observations -- 5. The dimensions of institutional action -- Defining "dropout" from higher education -- The principles of effective retention -- The principles of effective implementation -- What works in retaining students -- Retention policies for different students -- Retention policies for different institutions -- Concluding observations -- 6. Conclusions -- Educational communities and the character of institutional commitment -- Educational mission and institutional commitment -- The paradox of institutional commitment and the limits of institutional action -- Educational excellence, retention, and student involvement in learning -- Leaving college and other forms of departure -- A concluding observation -- Appendix A : the assessment of student departure from institutions of higher education -- Appendix B : toward a theory of doctoral persistence -- Notes -- References -- Index.
Subject College dropouts -- United States.
College attendance -- United States.
ISBN 0226804496
9780226804491
Standard No. YDXCP 133696
NZ1 4446574
AU@ 000010288120

 
    
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