Team publishes research on student retention rates

Tiana Hose ’21 (applied mathematics), a student in the secondary education of students who are deaf or hard of hearing graduate program, and Mason Tedeschi, a participant in the Research Experience for Undergraduates program, together with advisors Scott Franklin, professor in the School of Physics and Astronomy, and Tony Wong, assistant professor in the School of Mathematics and Statistics, published “Improving Models for Student Retention and Graduation Using Markov Chains” in the journal PLoS ONE. This student-led study used a Markov model to find substantial gains in year-to-year retention and six-year graduation rate from near-peer Learning Assistant support in introductory science courses.

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