Retention of English-as-a-second-language (ESL) students: approaches used by California's 21 generic baccalaureate nursing programs.

@article{Memmer1991RetentionOE,
  title={Retention of English-as-a-second-language (ESL) students: approaches used by California's 21 generic baccalaureate nursing programs.},
  author={Mary Kelly Memmer and Carol Worth},
  journal={The Journal of nursing education},
  year={1991},
  volume={30 9},
  pages={
          389-96
        }
}
A rapidly growing number of California's ethnic minority nursing students are individuals whose primary language is not English; these English-as-a-second-language (ESL) students often have high attrition rates. This research surveys the approaches used in all of California's 21 generic baccalaureate nursing programs to retain their ESL students until graduation. Comparisons between the five programs with the highest ESL student retention rates and the group as a whole show significant… CONTINUE READING

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