Date Approved

5-1-2020

Embargo Period

5-4-2020

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

M.A. Higher Education

Department

Educational Services and Leadership

College

College of Education

First Advisor

Tinnin, Andrew

Second Advisor

McCombs, Tyrone

Third Advisor

Walpole, MaryBeth

Subject(s)

Academic achievement; Rowan University--Students--Services for

Disciplines

Higher Education

Abstract

The Academic Reboot Program at Rowan University was designed to assist students on Academic Warning and Academic Probation with the University improve their GPA so that they may remain a student at the University. The purpose of this evaluation is to collect information that will assist in improving the effectiveness of the Academic Reboot Program on student academic achievement. This evaluation discusses the history of college academic rehabilitation programs, the significance of college academic rehabilitation programs, common barriers to success reported by students, and a variety of intervention strategies for students on Academic Warning and Academic Probation.

In this evaluation, five separate evaluation questions were addressed regarding utilization of campus resources and academic performance prior to and as a result of the Academic Reboot Program. It was discovered that after experience in the Academic Reboot Program, students on Academic Warning and Probation utilize Academic Advising and other campus resources substantially more. Also as a result of the Academic Reboot Program, these students have higher GPAs.

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