Integrating prospective students with a three-day pre-academic program

Auteurs
Onderzoekslijn
Soort object
Conferentiebijdrage
Datum
2018
Samenvatting
Kick-Start College is a three-day pre-academic program (summer school) for prospective first year students of Inholland Rotterdam, University of Applied Sciences. The aim is to integrate students academically and socially, which could make the transition to higher education easier and eventually lead to lower dropout rates of students. Research has been conducted on both student experiences with the program as well as effects of the program. Method: pretest-posttest with academic-, social-, professional- and university integration1, self-esteem, motivation, evaluation.