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ERIC Number: EJ1168948
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018-Jan
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1547-500X
Orientation Programs and Student Retention in Distance Learning: The Case of University of Cape Coast
Arhin, Vera; Wang'eri, Tabitha
Journal of Educators Online, v15 n1 Jan 2018
This study investigated how orientation programs predict student retention in distance learning at the University of Cape Coast. A correlational research design was employed for the study. The target population was level-200 students in the distance education program at the university. Seven hundred and twenty-seven participants were selected from a sampling frame of 8,731. Responses of 625 out of the 727 questionnaires administered were used for analysis. The hypothesis for the study was set at p < 0.05. The findings of the study revealed that the orientation program is a significant predictor of student retention at p < 0.001.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Ghana
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