These days the various educational institutions – to level post secondary – world are worried about the permanence of students in the University. On many occasions there are many students who enroll in educational institutions that leaves their learning process within two years. Statistics show that nearly 42% of the admitted students do not complete their academic program and manage to graduate. Are almost always of the factors causing the defection of college students. How could the teachers pay to the permanence of students in the University? What are the factors necessary to achieve greater student retention? A 2000 study conducted at the University of Chicago by Dr.
Tino revealed that several factors related to the process of teaching-essential in promoting retention; there are some of these de facto-ERS are for example: learning, the expectations and the support of the teachers. These factors add motivation. In the first instance, we agree with the proposal of Dr. Tino, the student should feel that you are learning some new information or extending knowledge existing on the subject of study. The information must be relevant to its context that the student lives. In other words should have a clear picture on how you can apply that knowledge.
On the other hand, it is crucial to create high expectations on the student, as the writer’s tale that keeps the reader with a thirst for continue reading. It must be understood that the knowledge that you are getting closer it to the fulfillment of their goals and future success. These expectations should be clarified at all times through current examples illustrated in the course. The third important factor that paid to student retention is supported by their teachers. Most college students, especially in the first semester of study need help, social, emotional and academic in what you are able to adjust to the changes accompanying the transition between secondary school and University. Teachers can develop in them through learning cooperative of students socialization, and team work ability. Motivation is most important factor to achieve greater student retention. This constitutes a powerful tool for retention; This is defined as the skill to move towards the pursuit of the goals.