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Keegan, Desmond J. – Journal of Educational Administration, 1984
The Regional Tutorial Services Unit of Great Britain's Open University links the school's regional educational programs with the central office, provides for student counseling, and maintains enrollment. This article reviews the unit's first 10 years, its present structure and operations, and the factors underlying or inhibiting its notable…
Descriptors: Administrative Change, Administrative Organization, College Attendance, College Students
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Lam, Y. L. Jack – Journal of Educational Administration, 1984
Stepwise discriminant analysis coupled with logit regression analysis of freshmen data from Brandon University (Manitoba) indicated that six tested variables drawn from research on university dropouts were useful in predicting attrition: student status, residence, financial sources, distance from home town, goal fulfillment, and satisfaction with…
Descriptors: College Attendance, College Freshmen, Dropout Research, Higher Education
Dobson, Ian; Sharma, Raj – Journal of Tertiary Educational Administration, 1993
A study analyzed the performance of undergraduate students overall and by discipline in all Victorian (Australia) universities and identified key determinants of student progress in undergraduate courses. Data were drawn from 1990 student files. Findings and their implications for college admission policies and future research are examined.…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Administrative Policy, Attendance Patterns, College Administration