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Relationship between First Year Success Programs and Second-Year Persistence

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dc.contributor.author Rupley, Elissa
dc.date.accessioned 2015-10-05T20:28:04Z
dc.date.available 2015-10-05T20:28:04Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10484/8092
dc.description.abstract Much research has been conducted on the success and retention of first-year students. Little research has been done on second-year students and their experiences. This study was completed to understand the experience of second year students.The purpose of this research study was to explore the attitudes, perceptions, and experiences of current second-year students who participated in the Academic Opportunity Program at Indiana State University to determine if the skills gained during the program transfer to the second-year. Focus groups were conducted to collect data. The results revealed that while the Academic Opportunity Program at Indiana State University is a great opportunity for many students there are changes that could benefit many of the students. Results indicated that motivation, both intrinsic and extrinsic types of motivation, is a key factor in student success and retention.
dc.description.statementofresponsibility Rupley,Elissa
dc.language.iso en
dc.subject.lcsh Education, Higher.
dc.subject.lcsh College sophomores.
dc.subject.lcsh College students.
dc.subject.lcsh Dropouts--Prevention.
dc.subject.lcsh Retention.
dc.subject.lcsh College freshmen.
dc.subject.lcsh Academic achievement.
dc.subject.other First year students.
dc.subject.other Second year students.
dc.subject.other High-risk.
dc.subject.other Success.
dc.title Relationship between First Year Success Programs and Second-Year Persistence
dc.type Thesis
dc.date.graduationmonth August
dc.date.published 2011
dc.description.committeechair Collins, Denise
dc.description.committeemembers Howard-Hamilton, Mary F
dc.description.committeemembers Schriver, Jennifer
dc.description.degree Master of Science
dc.description.department Department of Educational Leadership, Administration, and Foundations
dc.description.imprint Cunningham Memorial library, Terre Haute,Indiana State University
dc.description.itemidetd 20110920-008
dc.description.level Masters
dc.description.note Title from document title page. Document formatted into pages: contains 100p.: ill. Includes bibliography, abstract and appendix


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