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Evidence-based Strategies - Examples, Research and Tools

Strategy i: Involve current students in orienting new learners to the program, answering their questions, and providing peer guidance.


Making it Worth the Stay: Findings from the New England Learner Persistence Project, pp. 36-37
Andy Nash and Silja Kallenbach
These pages describe the strategies New England programs used to involve students in orienting their peers to the program.

Student-Run Open House Helps Recruitment
Babo Kamel
At this college transitions program, students plan and run an open house to recruit and orient new students. This has increased enrollment and served to develop confidence, leadership, and success among the hosting students.