WWC review of this study

Undergraduate student faculty research partnerships affect student retention.

Nagda, B. A., Gregerman, S. R., Jonides, J., von Hippel, W., & Lerner, J. (1998). Review of Higher Education, 22(1), 55–72. Retrieved from: https://eric.ed.gov/?id=EJ573723

  • Randomized Controlled Trial
     examining 
    1,280
     Students
    , grade
    PS

Reviewed: February 2016

No statistically significant positive
findings
Meets WWC standards without reservations
Access and enrollment outcomes—Statistically significant negative effects found
Outcome
measure
Comparison Period Sample Intervention
mean
Comparison
mean
Significant? Improvement
    index
ESSA
rating

Persistence

Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program vs. None

Fall 1994

Full sample;
1,280 students

0.07

0.10

Yes

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Persistence

Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program vs. None

Fall 1994

Hispanic sample;
166 students

0.12

0.11

No

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Persistence

Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program vs. None

Fall 1994

African-American sample;
390 students

0.10

0.18

Yes

-16
 
 

Persistence

Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program vs. None

Fall 1994

White sample;
724 students

0.03

0.06

Yes

-16
 
 

Characteristics of study sample as reported by study author.

  • Race
    Black
    31%
    White
    57%
  • Ethnicity
    Hispanic
    13%
    Not Hispanic
    87%

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    Michigan
 

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