• Journal Article

The 'Second Half' of Student Integration: The Effects of Life Task Predominance on Student Persistence

Citation

Brower, A. M. (1992). The 'Second Half' of Student Integration: The Effects of Life Task Predominance on Student Persistence. Journal of Higher Education, 63(4), 441-462.

Abstract

This article examines alternative strategies for operationalizing college integration. Whereas much of the current research emphasizes the extent to which students conform to goals and values of the university, a model is presented and tested that emphasizes how students shape their college experiences by pursuing specific life tasks over others