Author : George D. Kuh,Jillian Kinzie,John H. Schuh,Elizabeth J. Whitt
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2010-06-08
ISBN : 047059909X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De GET BOOK
Book Description :
Revised and updated, Student Success in College describes the policies, programs, and practices that twenty diverse institutions have used to enhance student attainment. Based on the Documenting Effective Educational Practice (DEEP) project from the Center for Postsecondary Research at Indiana University, this book is filled with concrete examples that can serve as an inspiration for colleges and universities who want to create their own success-oriented learning environments. This new edition contains a new Preface and Epilogue, with updates on the impact the recommended policies and practices have had over five years on the twenty colleges originally researched. Student Success in College Identifies what strong-performing colleges and universities do to promote student success, including recent updates from the field Describes the relationships among student engagement, persistence, satisfaction, learning, and personal development Outlines six features common to all twenty DEEP institutions Synthesizes the principles that guide the work of faculty and staff of these effective institutions Contains myriad ideas for improving educational practice Recommends strategies for enhancing student success Student Success in College offers a clear view of what an educationally effective college or university looks like in a complex and challenging higher education environment and includes practical strategies for improving the quality of undergraduate education across a wide range of postsecondary settings.