ERIC Number: EJ393209
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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Barriers to Participation in Adult Upgrading Programs: An Exploratory Study.
Watt, Connie F.; Boss, Marvin W.
Adult Literacy and Basic Education, v11 n3 p113-22 1987
A survey of 140 adults who were completing requirements for a high school diploma or upgrading their business or academic skills reported past and present barriers to participation in educational programs. In contrast to other research, attitudinal barriers such as lack of self-confidence and lack of previous education were reported more frequently. (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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