The impact of remediation on persistence of under-prepared college students.

  • Kreysa P
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Abstract

This study examined the influence of individual attributes, high school experience, and college experience upon persistence for remedial and non-remedial students. The subjects were 438 first-time true freshmen who graduated from a large private university on the West Coast. In addition to finding that remedial and non-remedial students did not differ with respect to graduation rates, the variables associated with declared major and changing majors were found to influence persisters and leavers in differing ways. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2015 APA, all rights reserved)(journal abstract)

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  • 3530:Curriculum & Programs & Teaching Methods
  • Adolescence (13-17 yrs)
  • Adulthood (18 yrs & older)
  • College Students
  • Demographic Characteristics
  • Empirical Study
  • Female
  • Human
  • Male
  • Persistence
  • Quantitative Study
  • Remedial Education
  • School Graduation
  • US
  • Young Adulthood (18-29 yrs)
  • article
  • college experience
  • demographics
  • graduation
  • high school experience
  • persistence
  • remedial students
  • under-prepared college students

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  • Peter G Kreysa

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