Logistics regression to determine the influence of Bean and Metzner's persistence factors as defined by the Community College Survey of Student Engagement (CCSSE) on nontraditional students
Metadata[+] Show full item record
The purpose of this study was to explore Bean and Metzner's (1985) persistence factors, defined by items on the Community College Survey of Student Engagement (CCSSE), to determine the impact on nontraditional student persistence. This quantitative study measured nontraditional student persistence at a community college in the Midwest using archival data. Independent variables included select CCSSE items that related to variables identified by Bean and Metzner (1985) in their Model of Nontraditional Undergraduate Student Attrition. The dependent variable was persistence. Data were analyzed using a validity panel, descriptive statistic analysis, chi square tests, and logistic regression. Chi square tests revealed four CCSSE items to be statistically significant, while logistic regression found no statistical significance. Results indicate that Bean and Metzner's (1985) factors did not predict persistence. In addition, CCSSE was not found to discriminate between persistence and non-persistence for nontraditional students. The study concludes that there is no profile of the nontraditional student.
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
An investigation of how students, faculty, and administrators within a particular liberal arts college perceived a new-student orientation program's effect on students' social integration and retention Hodum, Tommy L. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)Because of the difficulties new students may encounter upon starting college, an orientation program's ability to address students' needs could potentially persuade them in their decision to persist or leave. The purpose ...
The relationship between secondary school teacher perception of student motivation and the effects of teacher professional development on student motivation Turner, Jon S., 1966- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2006)The purpose of the study was to examine the relationship between high school teachers' perceptions of student motivation and the teachers' perceptions of their own professional development and preparation, efficacy in ...
Perceived relation of adult community college students between quality of effort and outcome gains: adult students at one community college Miller, Ernestine V., 1949- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)This study's purpose was to explore the relationship between the perceived quality of student effort and the perceived gains in skills and knowledge of adult undergraduate students. The student population of Metropolitan ...