Student Success in the Community College : What Really Works?, Hardback Book

Student Success in the Community College : What Really Works? Hardback

Edited by Terry U. O'Banion, Marguerite M. Culp

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For much of the twentieth century, the definition of success for most community colleges revolved around student retention and graduation.

This definition no longer works-if it ever did. In Student Success in the Community College: What Really Works? respected community college leaders, researchers, and innovators argue that student success is about redesigning community colleges in a manner that is consistent with each college's mission, goals, student population, and resources.

Concluding that there is no one-size-fits-all approach to increasing student success, chapter authors analyze national, state, and regional efforts to increase student success; identify principles institutions can use to frame student success initiatives; and outline specific actions community colleges can take to increase student-and institutional-success.

Student Success in the Community College: What Really Works? also provides concrete examples of effective student success initiatives in a variety of community college settings.

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