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UNDERSTANDING CATALAN UNIVERSITY DROPOUT FROM A COMPARATIVE APPROACH

TítolUNDERSTANDING CATALAN UNIVERSITY DROPOUT FROM A COMPARATIVE APPROACH
Tipus de publicacióJournal Article
Any de publicació2012
AutorsRodríguez-Gómez, D, Feixas, M, Gairín, J, Muñoz-Moreno, José-Luís
RevistaProcedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences
Volum46
Paginació1424-1429
ISSN1578-5793
Resum

Last decade yielded important research to understand the extent to which university dropout is having relevant consequences for higher education. The dropout rate has also been quantified and used as an indicator of performance (Dearing, 1996; Bricall, 2000; Rauret & Grifol, 2001; OECD, 2008; Mandelson, 2009). The aim of this paper is to offer an extensive perspective on how university dropout is being studied and faced in several contexts (America, Europe and, more concretely, Spain and Catalonia), in order to contribute to the provision of action plans which are designed to increase the students’ retention and performance at Catalan HEI.

URLhttp://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1877042812014437
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