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In connection with our research on the indicators and underlying causes of student efficiency in a Central and Eastern European cross-border region, it has come to our attention that the international literature offers no consensus on the definition and appropriate measurement of student efficiency.

Challenges and Changes to Tinto's Persistence Theory.

This paper describes the results of a replication of a study testing the predictive validity of a item instrument designed to assess the fundamental constructs of Tinto's model of college student attrition. A design, variables, and analytical procedures virtually identical to those of the original study done at a large independent university were used, and this research was conducted at a large public university. The five-factor structure, found in the original study to underlie the 34 items, was replicated almost exactly. As in the earlier work, the Institutional and Goal Commitment Scale was a significant predictor of attendance behavior even after controlling for a variety of students' precollege characteristics. Potential institutional differences in faculty members' influence on retention were identified.

Skip to search form Skip to main content You are currently offline. Some features of the site may not work correctly. Richardson Published ABSTRACT The process by which the student formulates conceptions of the university and the impact of this process on the decision to persist at the university were studied with first-time Mexican American college freshmen. A multiple-subject research design--a modified analytic induction technique--was employed in order to develop a descriptive model.

TITLE The Persistence of Mexican-American " Freshmen : A QualitatiQe Study

Received January Accepted May We present an educational data analytics case study aimed at the early detection of potential dropout in Computer Engineering studies in Cuba. We have employed institutional data of students and performed several experiments for predicting their permanency into three promotion, repetition, and dropout or two classes promoting, not promoting. We have also tested a combination of classification features for training and testing decision trees and neural networks; including information obtained at the time of enrollment, after the first semester and after the first academic year.

Skip to search form Skip to main content You are currently offline. Some features of the site may not work correctly. Metz Published Political Science. Studies investigating academic persistence compose one of the most widely reported areas of research in higher education. Tinto is most often cited in and associated with student persistence research. This paper details the origins of Tinto's theories, as well as subsequent criticisms and reformulations of those fundamental theories. The origins of Tinto's student departure theory began with his collaboration with Cullen in

Predicting freshman persistence and voluntary dropout decisions: A replication

Theoretical models of attrition have failed to address the interwoven factors from the perspective of undergraduate students that influence their decision to drop out. The purpose of this paper is to unravel these complexities using a qualitative phenomenological approach to gain systematic descriptions of the experience of non-completion. In-depth interviews were conducted with 41 students who discontinued studies at universities in the United Arab Emirates, to understand the situations that led them to drop out of university and how they experienced this event in their lives.

Astin, A. The changing American college student: Thirty-year trends, The Review of Higher Education, 21 2 , —

Restricted access to the most recent articles in subscription journals was reinstated on January 12, More informations. Dropout rates of distance education students is a serious problem for many distance education institutions as well as their students.

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