ACRL Student Retention Discussion Group1

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Charge: To discuss methods, best practices, and assessment for developing case-by-case and programmatic efforts related to student retention.
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  • 1.  Rethinking Retention

    Posted Dec 10, 2014 08:51 AM

    There was a good column about student retention in today's Inside Higher Ed.


    As I look at the list of the various strategies I am thinking "which are the ones where academic librarians can make a difference".

    Personalized service. Participation in learning analytics. Alternate textbook and OER projects. Support for online students.

    I think there are more than a few ways where we can have an impact.

    I'm just not sure the folks in other academic offices perceive us as having a role in retention.

    Steven Bell

    Temple Libraries