Examining Student Retention and Engagement Strategies at Historically Black Colleges and Universities, 1st Edition

  • Samuel L. Hinton
  • Antwon D. Woods
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  • ISBN-10: 1522570225
  • ISBN-13: 9781522570226
  • DDC: 378.1
  • 250 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released November 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019

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As higher educational learning enters a new age, Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) are seeking innovative ways to establish strategies to compete with other academic institutions. As establishments that have played a pivotal role in transforming the landscape of higher ed, HBCUs are facing rapid transformation and various obstacles leading to questions on cost, quality, and sustainability of institutions. This title is a pivotal reference source that provides vital research on the role of HBCUs in today’s higher ed and various research methods addressing student retention rates, success levels, and engagement. Highlights enrollment management, student engagement, and online learning, and explores successful engagement strategies that promote educational quality and equality, as well as methods of social integration and involvement for students. For researchers, academicians, scholars, educational administrators, policymakers, students, and curriculum designers.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Advances in Higher Education and Professional Development (AHEPD) Book Series.
Titles in This Series.
Editorial Advisory Board.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Black College Student Success: A Landscape.
2: The African-American Male First-Year Experience: Student Retention and Success Model.
3: Sense of Belonging and Student Success at Historically Black Colleges and Universities: A Key to Strategic Enrollment Management and Institutional Transformation.
4: Advancing Retention and Engagement Strategies Through Effective Online Mediums.
5: Engaging Millennial Students Through Social Media Usage and Its Impact on HBCU Persistence.
6: A Partnership Model to Improve Retention, Increase Degree Completion, and Reduce Achievement Gaps: The HBCU Student Success Project.
7: Developing Servant Leaders in Education: A Review of Retention Strategies of the Call Me MISTER Program at HBCUs.
8: Retention Through Curriculum Development: A UK Case Study.
9: Where Do We Go From Here? Exploring Retention and Engagement at HBCUs.
Compilation of References.
Related References.
About the Contributors.