A student retention model: Empirical, theoretical and pragmatic considerations

@inproceedings{Atif2013ASR,
  title={A student retention model: Empirical, theoretical and pragmatic considerations},
  author={Amara Atif and Deborah Richards and Ayse Bilgin},
  year={2013}
}
This research-in-progress paper draws on an extensive body of literature related to student retention. The purpose of this study is to develop a student retention model utilising student demographic data and a combination of data from student information systems, course management systems and other similar tools to accurately predict academic success of students at our own institution. Our research extends Tinto’s model by incorporating a number of components from Bean’s, Astin’s and Swail’s… CONTINUE READING