Student perceptions of computer science: a retention study comparing graduating seniors with cs leavers

@inproceedings{Biggers2008StudentPO,
  title={Student perceptions of computer science: a retention study comparing graduating seniors with cs leavers},
  author={Maureen Biggers and Anne Brauer and Tuba Yilmaz},
  booktitle={SIGCSE},
  year={2008}
}
Students who develop a strong interest in another field can hardly be fair target for retention efforts. There are others, however, who might do very well in this field but who leave computer science because of misunderstandings about and a negative experience in this academic major. Retention literature suggests and provides numerous examples of initiatives that improve student retention. To determine how best to impact student retention in your computer science department, a comprehensive… CONTINUE READING
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