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Transfer Connections: Welcoming New Transfer Students

Abstract Focus has turned to the experiences of new transfer students in four-year institutions partially because of the mandate from President Obama for there to be more college graduates. Though transfer students are familiar with being college students, they still may not be accustomed to their new four-year institutions. At the time of this action research study, there were a very limited number of events to welcome new transfer students to the Arizona State University (ASU) Tempe campus. The purpose of this study was to create knowledge about the transition process of new transfer students to the Tempe campus. I worked with current transfer students to design a welcome event called Transfer Connections. By using a mixed methods design guided by... (more)
Created Date 2016
Contributor Bennett, Sarah L. (Author) / Marley, Scott C (Advisor) / Hesse, Maria L (Committee member) / Cahill, Lisa (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Higher education / Action Research / Connections / Mattering / Transfer Students / Transition / Welcome Events
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 141 pages
Language English
Reuse Permissions All Rights Reserved
Note Doctoral Dissertation Leadership and Innovation 2016
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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