Retention Root Cause Analysis – How to improve retention in High Risk Courses

    Presenter: Dr. Donald McKay
    Presenter: Dr. Gail Hoskyns Long
    Presenter: Dr. Maja Zelihic

    High risk courses continue to be one of the top priorities for faculty, program chairs and academic deans. Trying to decipher root causes impacting student retention is therefore one of the focus areas. This presentation will showcase a systematic root cause analysis approach focusing on a set of variables impacting retention. The presenters hope that this pilot may be implemented as a suggested blueprint for how faculty should approach high risk course analysis.