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Student Retention

Online learning has a reputation of high drop out rates. This article (.pdf) explores the concept of dropouts, and uses three broad categories to detail variables impacting student success: personal, institutional, and circumstantial. “This article introduces a comprehensive model to assist institutions in planning for interventions to address student dropout and to increase student retention.”

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  1. soulsoup wrote:

    e-Learning and Student Retention

    Via: elearnspace Online learning has a reputation of high drop out rates. This article (.pdf) explores the concept of dropouts, and uses three broad categories to detail variables impacting student success: personal, institutional, and circumstantial. …

    Tuesday, June 15, 2004 at 9:39 am | Permalink
  2. Report on improving online retention

    George Siemens mentions a report (pdf) discussing the retention problems of online courses, and provides methods for institutional planning and intervention.

    Wednesday, June 16, 2004 at 10:39 pm | Permalink