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Evaluation Of School Social Workers' Time Spent In Direct And Indirect Practices, Kris Brummund Jan 2011

Evaluation Of School Social Workers' Time Spent In Direct And Indirect Practices, Kris Brummund

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The purpose of this study was to explore District 77 school social workers’ time distribution of direct and indirect services. Time spent in these services for school social workers is not well researched or documented.


Assessing Transfer Student Performance, Hyderhusain Shakir Abadin Jan 2011

Assessing Transfer Student Performance, Hyderhusain Shakir Abadin

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Higher educational institutions place a high priority on the retention and timely graduation of students. Previous literature and research studies have identified transfer students to have a vital role in the success of four year universities. The university in the study enrolls a high percentage of transfer students, primarily from two year community colleges within the state of Minnesota. To understand transfer students performance, the study used multiple measures of transfer student success, including (1) cumulative GPA, (2) one year retention rate, and (3) one year graduation rate. The comparison of transfer students and native students is examined, showing that ...