Investigation of completion Rates of Engineering students
Cuthbert, Ross H. & MacGillivray, Helen L. (2007) Investigation of completion Rates of Engineering students. In D'Arcy-Warmington, Anne, Luaces, Victor Martinez, Oates, Greg, & Varsavsky, Cristina (Eds.) 6th Southern Hemisphere conference on Mathematics and Statistics Teaching and learning (El Calafate DELTA' 07), 26-30 November 2007, El Calafate, Argentina.
The 2002 first year engineering cohort completion rates were investigated to the end of 2006. About 20% of these students actually graduated from engineering during this time and approximately 60% had discontinued the course altogether. A support program (QUTMAC) is run along side the mathematics units in the first year. Students who used this service were twice as likely to complete their course compared to those who did not.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Additional Information:||This is an electronic version of an article published in Proceedings 6th Southern Hemisphere conference on Mathematics and Statistics Teaching and learning (El Calafate DELTA' 07), pages pp. 35-41, El Calafate, Argentina.|
|Keywords:||mathematics support, Completion rates, HERN, Engineering, retention|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES (010000)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > TECHNOLOGY (100000)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000)
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2007 Ross H. Cuthbert and Helen L. MacGillivray|
|Deposited On:||25 Aug 2008 00:00|
|Last Modified:||24 Feb 2015 06:03|
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