Active Student Care – Lowering Student Dropout

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7th International CONCEIVE DESIGN IMPLEMENT OPERATE Conference (CDIO2011)

Active Student Care – Lowering Student Dropout
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Author:Jens Bennedsen <jbb@iha.dk> (Engineering College of Aarhus)
Date: 2011-06-20     Track: Main     Session: 1
DOI:10.4122/1.1000054593
DOI:10.4122/1.1000054594

The article describes different actions that have been taken at the Engineering college of Aarhus in order to reduce the dropout rate. The actions include brush-up math course, study techniques, exam training, networks of minority students, but most important conversations with students and students mentoring scheme. The evaluations is done by interviewing teachers and student counsellors.