publication . Article . 2016

The Key Predictors of Success in University in France: What Are the Contributing Factors and Possible New Directions in Educational Research?

Duguet , Amélie; Le Mener , Marielle; Morlaix , Sophie;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Aug 2016
  • Publisher: HAL CCSD
  • Country: France
Abstract
International audience; In France, the university has been experiencing a major crisis for several decades in the form of a high rate of student failure, particularly during the licence, or first cycle of studies. This prolonged crisis has led educational researchers to focus on the predictors of student failure in University. This paper reviews the existing literature on both student failure and success in University in the French context. We first conduct a thorough analysis of the various factors explaining failure rates, and then explore in more depth the factors explaining student success, which have thus far been under-researched in France. We identify sev...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: education
free text keywords: Educational trajectories, University, Failure rate, Individual and contextual factors, First cycle, [SHS.EDU]Humanities and Social Sciences/Education, [ SHS.EDU ] Humanities and Social Sciences/Education, Context effect, Medical education, Public policy, Pedagogy, Sociology, Academic achievement, Higher education, business.industry, business, Teaching method, Educational research, Career planning
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publication . Article . 2016

The Key Predictors of Success in University in France: What Are the Contributing Factors and Possible New Directions in Educational Research?

Duguet , Amélie; Le Mener , Marielle; Morlaix , Sophie;