College dropouts; Dropout behavior, Prediction of; College administrators--Training of
Educational literature indicates that approximately half of all doctoral
students persist to degree completion. The literature indicates persistence rates
among the social sciences are even lower. This study examined factors
Learning and scholarship--Outlines, syllabi, etc.; English language--Rhetoric-- Outlines, syllabi, etc.; Education, Higher--Curricula; Instructional systems--Design
This dissertation is an investigation of composition's disciplinary conceptions of the course syllabus, from its often-relegated position as textual object to a more interactive and complex subject of our discipline. The course syllabus is an...