Building Confidence and Student Retention Rates Among Non-traditional Students (Bibliography)


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Libraries are uniquely poised to cooperate with other student support units to a central support entity to give non-traditional students the assistance they need to stay enrolled and on their way to a timely graduation. Bibliography for session presented at GaCOMO12 by Julie Poole.

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Building Confidence and Student Retention Rates Among Non-traditional Students (Bibliography)

  1. 1. COMO 2012 Building Confidence and Student Retention Rates Among Non-traditional Students A Selected Bibliography by Julie PooleCoordinator of Center Library Services & Assistant Professor, Division of Library Services Mercer UniversityAmenkhienan, C. A. & Kogan, L. R. (2004). Engineering Students’ Perceptions of Academic Activities and Support Services: Factors that Influence Their Academic Performance. College Student Journal, 38(4), 523 – 540.Antonio, A. L. (2004). The Influence of Friendship Groups on Intellectual Self- Confidence and Educational Aspirations in College. Journal of Higher Education, 75(4), 446 – 471.Benson, A. D. (2007). An Exploratory Study of Online Postsecondary Education for Low-Income Working Adults: A View from Education Support Programs. Journal of Negro Education, 76(1), 17 – 30.Cecen, A. R. (2008). The Effects of Gender and Loneliness Levels on Ways of Coping Among University Students. College Student Journal, 42(2), 510 – 516.Clark, G. (2007). Going Beyond our Limits: Issues for Able and Disabled Students. Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 31(1), 211 – 218.Contreras, C. L. M. (2004). Predicting Computer Self-confidence from Demographic and Personality. Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 5(3), 173 – 181.
  2. 2. Culp, M. M. (2005). Increasing the Value of Traditional Support Services. New Directions for Community Colleges, (131), 33 – 49.D’angelo, B. J. (2003). If They Build It Will They Come? Cooperation and Collaboration to Create a Customized Library. Reference Librarian, 40(83), 237–250.Fensom, G., McCarthy, R., & Rundquist, K. (2006). Navigating Research Waters: The Research Mentor Program at the University of New Hampshire at Manchester. College & Undergraduate Libraries, 13(2), 49–74.Gilardi, S., & Guglielmetti, C. (2011). University Life of Non-Traditional Students: Engagement Styles and Impact on Attrition. Journal of Higher Education, 82(1), 33–53.Huett, J., Bond M., Young, L., Bray, J., Huett, M. (2008). Supporting the Distant Student: The Effect of ARCS-Based Strategies on Confidence and Performance. Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 9(2), 113 – 126.Jenkins, D. (2007). Institutional Effectiveness and Student Success: A Study of High- and Low-Impact Community Colleges. Community College Journal of Research & Practice, 31(12), 945 – 962.Katz, J. & Nelson, R. A. (2007). Family Experiences and Self-Criticism in College Students: Testing a Model of Family Stress, Past Unfairness, and Self- Esteem. American Journal of Family Therapy, 35(5), 447 – 457.Lambert, L. C. (2012). So Many Hands to Hold in the Classroom. Chronicle of Higher Education, 59(4), 51.Lau, L. K. (2003). Institutional Factors Affecting Student Retention. Education, 124(1), 126 – 136.
  3. 3. Lizah, I. (2009). What They Are Telling Us: Library Use and Needs of Traditional and Non‐traditional Students in a Graduate Social Work Program. The Journal of Academic Librarianship, 35(6), 555–564.Mahaffy, M. (2008). Exploring common ground: US Writing Center/Library Collaboration. New Library World, 109(3), 173–181.Neuhauser, C. & Weber, K. (2011). The Student Success Coach. New Directions for Higher Education, (153), 43 – 52.Noonan-Terry, C. M. & Waiwaiole, E. (2008). Making a Positive Impact in Students’ Lives. Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, 25(18), 35.Oja, M. (2012). Supplemental Instruction Improves Grades but not Persistence. College Student Journal, 46(2), 344 – 349.Park, C.L., Perry, B., Edwards, M. (2011). Minimising Attrition: Strategies for Assisting Students Who Are at Risk of Withdrawal. Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 48(1), 37-47.Ren, W. (2000). Library Instruction and College Student Self-Efficacy in Electronic Information Searching. Journal of Academic Librarianship, 26(5), 323.Roy, R, Weibust, K. S., Miller, C. T. (2007). Effects of Stereotypes About Feminists on Feminist Self-identification. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 31(2), 146 – 156.Sax, L. J. (2007). College Women Still Face Many Obstacles in Reaching Their Full Potential. Chronicle of Higher Education, 5, B46 – B47.Schmitt, M. A. & Duggan, M. H. (2011). Exploring the Impact of Classified Staff Interactions on Student Retention: A Multiple Case Study Approach.
  4. 4. Community College Journal of Research & Practice, 35(3), 179 – 190.Schulz, L. & Szekeres, J. (2008). Service provision to students: where the gown best fits. Journal of Higher Education Policy & Management, 30(3), 261 – 271.Simpson, O. (2004). The impact on retention of interventions to support distance learning students. Open Learning, 19(1), 79–95.Sinfield, S., & Burns, T. (2008). Essential Study Skills: The Complete Guide to Success at University. SAGE Publications.Stevenson, K. (2006). Working with student expectations of tutor support in distance education: testing an expectations‐led quality assurance model. Open Learning, 21(2), 139–152. doi:10.1080/02680510600713169Tait, J. (2004). The tutor/facilitator role in student retention. Open Learning, 19(1), 97–109.Tipton, R. L., & Bender, P. (2006). From failure to success: working with under -prepared transfer students. Reference Services Review, 34(3), 389–404.Tones, M., Fraser, J., Elder, R., White, K. M. (2009). Supporting mature-aged students from a low socioeconomic background. Higher Education, 58(4), 505 – 529.Zafft, C. (2006). Key Partners in ABE-to-College Transition. Journal of Developmental Education, 30(2), 38.