Multiple-Institution Database for Investigating Engineering Longitudinal Development

 

 

The Effect of Academic Policies on the Effectiveness and Efficiency of Achieving Student Outcomes

Project Summary

This work will describe the population of students at academic risk as reflected by academic probation and suspension and will investigate the academic outcomes of students after they have been put on probation or suspended answering the fundamental question of whether they recover academically to persist and graduate or leave the institution all together. Preliminary work described the academic policies at the MIDFIELD institutions.

Institutional Research Board

Protection of human rights governed by the Purdue University Institutional Research Board - Protocol # 1006009458.

Researchers

Matthew Ohland, PI, Purdue University, Engineering Education, Associate Professor.
Cathy Brawner, Research Triangle Educational Consultants, President.
Russell Long, Purdue University, Engineering Education, Director of Project Evaluation.
Sharron Frillman, Purdue University, Graduate Fellow.

Papers/Presentations

  1. Ohland, Matthew W., Russell A. Long, Catherine E. Brawner, The Effect of Academic Policies on the Effectiveness and Efficiency of Achieving Student Outcomes. Engineering Education and Centers Grantees Conference, March 13-Feb15, 2011.
  2. Brawner, Catherine E., Sharron A. Frillman, and Matthew W. Ohland, A Comparison of Nine Universities' Academic Policies from 1988 to 2005. (ERIC: ED508293), February 2010, 42 pages.

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