ERIC Number: EJ401016
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: 0
Research on Learners and Learning in Distance Education: A Review.
Cookson, Peter S.
American Journal of Distance Education, v3 n2 p22-34 1989
Presents findings of a preliminary review of research literature on learners and learning in distance education. Comparative analyses of distance education methods and research on student outcomes are highlighted, including students' reasons for dropout or persistence, student profiles, and the impact of institutional interventions on student outcomes. (60 references) (LRW)
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Comparative Analysis, Distance Education, Dropout Research, Educational Media, Instructional Effectiveness, Learning Strategies, Literature Reviews, Outcomes of Education, Research Methodology, Student Attitudes, Student Characteristics, Student School Relationship
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A