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ERIC Number: EJ616725
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-1327-7308
A Study of Variables that Predict Dropout from Distance Education.
Parker, Angie
International Journal of Educational Technology, v1 n2 p1-10 Dec 1999
This study of community college students investigated predictors of student dropout in distance education courses. Considered locus of control, gender, number of distance education courses completed, age, financial assistance, and number of hours employed, and used correlation and discriminant analysis to show locus of control and financial aid were important. (Contains 26 references.) (LRW)
available electronically: http://www.outreach.uiuc.edu/ijet/v1n2/parker/index.html
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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