Student success: what factors influence persistence?

Maria A. Reyes, Mary R. Anderson-Rowland, Mary Ann McCartney

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13 Scopus citations

Abstract

For the past three years, the Arizona State University's (ASU) Office of Minority Engineering Programs (OMEP) has been hosting the Minority Engineering Program (MEP) Summer Bridge Program. The purpose of the program is to promote greater awareness of an to recruit potential candidates to the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences (CEAS) at ASU as well as to increase the retention rate of these students. This article attempts to discover the factors affecting retention through a series of focus group evaluations of the usefulness of the bridge program or the seminar course.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationProceedings - Frontiers in Education Conference
PublisherIEEE
Pages11a5-21 - 11a5-29
ISBN (Print)0780356438
StatePublished - Dec 1 1999
Event29th Annual Frontiers in Education Conference: 'Designing the Future of Science and Engineering Education' - San Juan, Puerto Rico
Duration: Nov 10 1999Nov 13 1999

Publication series

NameProceedings - Frontiers in Education Conference
Volume1
ISSN (Print)0190-5848

Other

Other29th Annual Frontiers in Education Conference: 'Designing the Future of Science and Engineering Education'
CitySan Juan, Puerto Rico
Period11/10/9911/13/99

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Education
  • Computer Science Applications

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    Reyes, M. A., Anderson-Rowland, M. R., & McCartney, M. A. (1999). Student success: what factors influence persistence? In Proceedings - Frontiers in Education Conference (pp. 11a5-21 - 11a5-29). (Proceedings - Frontiers in Education Conference; Vol. 1). IEEE.