Academically Adrift Summary


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In Academically Adrift by Arum and Roska, what was the purpose of the study conducted?

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1. In Academically Adrift by Arum and Roska, what did they determine was at the core of the problem?

2. In Academically Adrift by Arum and Roska, how did students fair who majored in liberal arts?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The story of Academically Adrift is the focus for this quiz and worksheet. You are asked questions about the purpose of the study conducted and the part that the administration plays.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can find questions on the following subjects in the quiz:

  • The reason the study is being conducted
  • What the core of the problem is
  • How those who majored in liberal arts turned out
  • The suggestion about academics

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - understand the key plot points as they appear in Academically Adrift
  • Information recall - remember what you have learned about the administration
  • Knowledge application - use what you know to answer questions about liberal arts majors

Additional Learning

For more studying, click on the lesson titled Academically Adrift Summary. Inside, you can look into the following additional material:

  • The Collegiate Learning Assessment
  • Academic engagement
  • The concerns of students