Understanding freshman engineering student retention through a survey

Mary R. Anderson-Rowland

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Abstract

A survey was conducted of freshman engineering students in the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences (CEAS) at Arizona State University to understand their retention. The survey was given at the end of the semester to the students in the introductory engineering class. The students were asked to select and to rank the top three statements from a list that best described their reasons for choosing engineering or an applied science. The reasons why the students chose to study engineering or construction are analyzed and any correlations between the reasons that the students chose CEAS and their retention in CEAS or the university after one year are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationASEE Annual Conference Proceedings
PublisherASEE
StatePublished - 1997
EventProceedings of the 1997 ASEE Annual Conference - Milwaukee, WI, USA
Duration: Jun 15 1997Jun 18 1997

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OtherProceedings of the 1997 ASEE Annual Conference
CityMilwaukee, WI, USA
Period6/15/976/18/97

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Anderson-Rowland, M. R. (1997). Understanding freshman engineering student retention through a survey. In ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings ASEE.

Understanding freshman engineering student retention through a survey. / Anderson-Rowland, Mary R.

ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings. ASEE, 1997.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Anderson-Rowland, MR 1997, Understanding freshman engineering student retention through a survey. in ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings. ASEE, Proceedings of the 1997 ASEE Annual Conference, Milwaukee, WI, USA, 6/15/97.
Anderson-Rowland MR. Understanding freshman engineering student retention through a survey. In ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings. ASEE. 1997
Anderson-Rowland, Mary R. / Understanding freshman engineering student retention through a survey. ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings. ASEE, 1997.
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