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The impact of a first year development course on student success in a community college: an empirical investigation
This study focused on the impact of a Student Development Course (SDEV 0170), a part of an overall First Year Experience program at the college of interest, on the achievement and retention of participants. It examined ...
The utilization of soft skills in retention of professionals: an explanatory sequential mixed methods inquiry
The human resource profession has transitioned from its early inception of human relations into the proliferating revamped department it has become in the 21st century. Because of this change, organizations have employed ...
An analysis of factors that influence secondary science teachers in an urban school district in South Texas to remain in the teaching profession
This quantitative study is an examination of personal and professional factors that contribute to science teachers continuing to teach science in an urban area in South Texas despite the growing demands of the profession. ...
The influence of student demographics and internal characteristics on GPA, persistence, and academic success of first-time college students
Employing a non-experimental, ex-post facto design, the study examined the relationship of student demographic information and internal characteristics identified from the Learning and Study Strategies Inventory (LASSI) ...