Why do so many non-traditional entrants fail to complete their first year successfully? Are we failing our students?

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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/2436/3308
Title:
Why do so many non-traditional entrants fail to complete their first year successfully? Are we failing our students?
Authors:
Gollins, Jill
Abstract:
Discusses causes of poor retention rates for non-traditional students during their first year at university. Causes highlighted include academic, financial and personal reasons. Author suggests a number of ways to increase the retention rate for this class of students.
Citation:
CELT Learning and Teaching Projects 2004/05
Publisher:
University of Wolverhampton
Issue Date:
2005
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/2436/3308
Type:
Book chapter
Language:
en
Description:
Report of a CELT project on enhancing learning and teaching through innovation and research.
ISBN:
0954211642
Appears in Collections:
Institute for Learning Enhancement (ILE)

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorGollins, Jill-
dc.date.accessioned2006-07-06T14:27:44Z-
dc.date.available2006-07-06T14:27:44Z-
dc.date.issued2005-
dc.identifier.citationCELT Learning and Teaching Projects 2004/05en
dc.identifier.isbn0954211642-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2436/3308-
dc.descriptionReport of a CELT project on enhancing learning and teaching through innovation and research.en
dc.description.abstractDiscusses causes of poor retention rates for non-traditional students during their first year at university. Causes highlighted include academic, financial and personal reasons. Author suggests a number of ways to increase the retention rate for this class of students.en
dc.format.extent91736 bytes-
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf-
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherUniversity of Wolverhamptonen
dc.subjectNon-traditional studentsen
dc.subjectFirst generation studentsen
dc.subjectMature studentsen
dc.subjectLow achieversen
dc.subjectDrop-outsen
dc.subjectRetentionen
dc.subjectHigher education-
dc.titleWhy do so many non-traditional entrants fail to complete their first year successfully? Are we failing our students?en
dc.typeBook chapteren
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