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2015

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Higher education

Higher Education

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They Just Named Me Head Of Retention: Now What Do I Do?, Anne Marie Casey, Richard Nicols Nov 2015

They Just Named Me Head Of Retention: Now What Do I Do?, Anne Marie Casey, Richard Nicols

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Retention specialists come from many areas of higher education. Some, such as a First Year Programs Director, seem like a very natural fit. Others come from departments not traditionally associated with retention. At Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, which offers degree programs primarily in STEM fields, the Director of First Year Programs (FYP) had been considered the informal retention specialist of record until late 2013 when the Library Director was recruited to take on the newly created position of Dean of Retention and Student Success. This paper chronicles the ways in which the two colleagues learned about the state of retention at ...


Making Sense Of Higher Educational Opportunities For Arff Professionals, Rita "Rene" Herron Ph.D., Ann Light Jul 2015

Making Sense Of Higher Educational Opportunities For Arff Professionals, Rita "Rene" Herron Ph.D., Ann Light

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Student And Faculty Perceptions Of Attendance Policies At A Polytechnic University, Loraine Lowder, Adeel Khalid, Daniel R. Ferreira, Jeanne Law Bohannon, Beth Stutzmann, Mir M. Atiqullah, Rajnish Singh, Tien Yee, Keshav R. Acharya, Craig A. Chin, M. A. Karim, Robert Segiharu Keyser, Donna Colebeck Jun 2015

Student And Faculty Perceptions Of Attendance Policies At A Polytechnic University, Loraine Lowder, Adeel Khalid, Daniel R. Ferreira, Jeanne Law Bohannon, Beth Stutzmann, Mir M. Atiqullah, Rajnish Singh, Tien Yee, Keshav R. Acharya, Craig A. Chin, M. A. Karim, Robert Segiharu Keyser, Donna Colebeck

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Student and Faculty Perceptions of Attendance Policies at a Polytechnic University The goal of an attendance policy is to improve the academic success of students. However,current literature does not provide clear conclusions whether enforcing an attendance policy actually improves student performance. This study explores student and faculty perceptions regarding the utility of attendance policies in undergraduate courses at a polytechnic university.Anonymous surveys were completed by 89 faculty members and 455 responses from five schools (Engineering, Engineering Technology and Management, Computer and Software Engineering, Architecture, and Arts and Sciences) on a single campus. Comparisons between theperceptions of students and ...