Keys to Success in College:  Strategies

For Increasing Freshman Year Retention

 

 

 

By Dr. Karl Smith

University of Minnesota

 

 

 

 

Beyond the typical advice of working hard, using your time wisely, and staying calm, recent research is stressing the importance of working with other students both in and out of the classroom for success in college.  This session provides a summary of research and practice for improving freshman retention, especially through incorporating active and cooperative learning.

 

Handouts:

Keys to Success in College

The Academic Bookshelf