Conduct a cause-and-effect analysis on the problem of four year graduation rate at your university. Remember this is a brainstorming activity designed to maximize the breadth of evaluation and the number of potential causes proposed. The goal is to prevent â€œzeroing inâ€ on one particular cause/solution before you have had the opportunity to at least consider a variety of alternative causes. Present the results of your evaluation in the form of a fishbone diagram.
For the head of your fish, use â€œReasons Why Students Do Not Graduate in Four Yearsâ€
For the major bones use:
Note: Enhancements would refer to extra things students do to enhance their credentials, such as double majoring.