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Individual and Combined Impact of Institutional Student Support Strategies on First-time, Full-time, Degree-seeking Community College Students

Abstract Although U.S. rates of college enrollment among 18-24 year olds have reached historic highs, rates of degree completion have not kept pace. This is especially evident at community colleges, where a disproportionate number of students from groups who, historically, have had low college-completion rates enroll. One way community colleges are attempting to address low completion rates is by implementing institutional interventions intended to increase opportunities for student engagement at their colleges. Utilizing logistic and linear regression analyses, this study focused on community college students, examining the association between participation in institutional support activities and student outcomes, while controlling for specific stu... (more)
Created Date 2011
Contributor Beckert, Kimberly Marrone (Author) / De Los Santos Jr., Alfredo G (Advisor) / Thompson, Marilyn S (Advisor) / Berliner, David C (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Community college education / Higher education / Educational evaluation / Academic advising / Community college / Institutional data / Postsecondary / Student engagement / Student success course
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 188 pages
Language English
Reuse Permissions All Rights Reserved
Note Ed.D. Higher and Postsecondary Education 2011
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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