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ERIC Number: EJ535246
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0360-1277
Going Back to School: Participation Motives and Experiences of Older Adults in an Undergraduate Classroom.
Scala, Marisa A.
Educational Gerontology, v22 n8 p747-73 Dec 1996
Interviews with 191 older adults attending college (131 females, 60 males) revealed that gender, educational attainment, employment status, and degree-seeking behavior were important sources of differences in motivation for participating. Personal or family health problems were most frequently cited for stopping attendance. (SK)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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