June 15, 2019
June 15, 2019
June 19, 2019
This complete research paper documents how confidence in choice of intended major and self-regulated decision-making competency influence whether a student changes their intended major while participating in a compulsory first-year engineering (FYE) program. Initial major, confidence in that major choice, and self-regulated decision-making competency were documented in the Fall of 2017 for students matriculating into a FYE program. Student enrollment in a major in the Fall of 2018 was connected to this data. Retention in any engineering major and in the student’s intended major were analyzed using logistic regression.
Ehlert, K. M., & Rucks, M., & Martin, B. A., & Orr, M. K. (2019, June), Predictors of Matriculation in Intended Major in a First-Year Engineering Program Paper presented at 2019 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition , Tampa, Florida. https://peer.asee.org/33186
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