Retention includes the following subtopics: Family, Neighborhood, and Culture, Diversity within Hispanics, Engagement in College, Student – Faculty Interaction, Psychological Perspectives, Persistence and Degree Attainment, Financial Support, Community College, and Departmental and Institutional Structure.
CAHSI has a focus on advocacy and promotion of education policies and institutional practices that support academic achievement of Hispanic students in computing fields. In this effort, the CAHSI backbone will coordinate with Excelencia in Education and Drs. Anne Marie Nunez and David Knight to set priorities, objectives, activities, and benchmarks for shared action; develop, design, and release national policy briefs; and coordinate national briefings on policy efforts and on the impact of the Alliance’s efforts to increase Hispanic representation and attainment in computing. Excelencia in Education has been a national leader in higher education policy regarding the needs of Latino/a students.
Included in the Library are articles published in peer-reviewed journals and are the top 25% of journals for education, as determined by SCImago Journal Rank (SJR indicator), which is a measure of scientific influence of scholarly journals accounting for the number of citations and the importance of the journals to date (https://www.scimagojr.com/).