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ERIC Number: EJ646665
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-1492-3831
Towards a Strategy for Improved Student Retention in Programmes of Open, Distance Education: A Case Study from the Open University UK.
Tresman, Susan
International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, v3 n1 Apr 2002
The Open University's experiences provide the following recommendations for student retention: specialized advisory and guidance staff, accurate and relevant information, establishment of relationships with students, design of courses well suited to students' needs, ownership by the university community of student support services, a sense of community, and financing and incentive schemes to encourage student persistence. (Contains 15 references.) (SK)
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Language: English
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