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Pedro Ricardo Álvarez-Pérez; David López-Aguilar; María Olga González-Morales; Rocío Peña-Vázquez – Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice, 2024
The relationship between engagement and the intention to drop out was the focus of this research. Following an empirical-analytical approach, a sample of 1,122 university students responded to a questionnaire designed to measure the engagement and the intention to drop out of school. The results confirmed that undergraduates who considered…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Learner Engagement, Dropout Attitudes, Dropout Prevention
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Ana Brömmelhaus – SAGE Open, 2023
In almost all OECD countries, a significant proportion of students drop out of their studies and, despite a long tradition of research, the influence of a partnership has hardly been analyzed in this context. This paper examines whether the expectations and demands (the realistic and idealistic aspirations) of the partner influence the student's…
Descriptors: College Students, Spouses, Interpersonal Relationship, Intimacy
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Bäulke, Lisa; Grunschel, Carola; Dresel, Markus – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2022
Student dropout can be conceptualized as a decision-making process, consisting of different phases. Based on previous literature on student dropout, decision-making, and action-phases, we proposed that the process of developing dropout intentions includes the following phases: "non-fit perception," "thoughts of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Dropouts, Dropout Attitudes
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Pant, Harsh Vardhan; Lohani, Manoj Chandra; Pande, Jeetendra – Journal of Learning for Development, 2023
In recent years, sentiment analysis has gained popularity among researchers in various domains, including the education domain. Sentiment analysis can be applied to review the course comments in Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), which could enable course designers' to easily evaluate their courses. The objective of this study is to explore the…
Descriptors: MOOCs, Course Evaluation, Dropout Attitudes, Student Attitudes
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Sanaa Shehayeb; Eman Shaaban – International Society for Technology, Education, and Science, 2023
Every year around 1.2 million students drop out of school in the US. According to a UNICEF report enrollment in educational institutions in Lebanon dropped from 60% in 2020-2021 to 43% in 2021-2022. The National Dropout Prevention Center (NDPC) at Clemson University has identified an extensive set of risk factors organized into four domains:…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Dropouts, Dropout Attitudes
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Isa Bahat; Sevgi Ernas; Metin Isik – Pegem Journal of Education and Instruction, 2023
The primary objective of this research is to explore the factors contributing to voluntary dropout in higher education, and to suggest improvements for areas identified as deficient, drawing upon the views of students enrolled in the Management Information Systems Department. Utilizing a basic qualitative research design, this investigation was…
Descriptors: Dropout Characteristics, College Students, Management Information Systems, Student Motivation
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Kiprianos, Pandelis; Mpourgos, Ioannis – Journal of Adult and Continuing Education, 2022
In this article, we explore the reasons why individuals who have dropped out of compulsory education in Greece return as adults to the educational system, particularly to Second Chance Schools. Second Chance Schools were planned and funded by the European Union two decades ago so that member states could offset the consequences of student dropout…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Dropouts, Dropout Attitudes, Dropout Characteristics
Baskas, Richard S. – Online Submission, 2021
Most military veterans who reside in a central U.S. city have not entirely used their Montgomery G.I. Bill (MGIB) education benefits to advance their careers. There is limited research on veterans' views of the effect of certain barriers, identified from prior research, on academic persistence. The problem of the lack of specific information about…
Descriptors: Veterans, Veterans Education, Federal Legislation, Dropout Attitudes
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Huo, Yang; Messenger, Rachel Anna; Miller, Doug – Higher Education, Skills and Work-based Learning, 2022
Purpose: This paper aims to address the issue of why students want to drop out from a course and suggests appropriate strategies to enhance student retention. Design/methodology/approach: A sample of 260 hospitality management students were surveyed based on both Tinto's model of student-institution integration and a theory of planned behavior on…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Dropout Attitudes, School Holding Power, Hospitality Occupations
Weber, Tracy Loken – ProQuest LLC, 2023
The purpose of this research was to develop an understanding of the shared lived experiences of women with ACEs who dropped out of high school, later returning to adult literacy programs to receive remedial education to prepare for and complete GED requirements, and explored the barriers they had to overcome to do so. The following research…
Descriptors: Females, Trauma, Early Experience, Secondary Education
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Geisler, Sebastian; Rach, Stefanie; Rolka, Katrin – Educational Studies in Mathematics, 2023
The transition from school to university mathematics is a challenging process for many students, which is reflected in high dropout rates during the first year at university. Using mediation analysis, we want to shed light on the role of students' attitudes towards mathematics--especially their interest in mathematics and their mathematical…
Descriptors: College Mathematics, Student Attitudes, Academic Achievement, Student Satisfaction
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Nieuwoudt, Johanna E.; Pedler, Megan L. – Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice, 2023
This research captured the voices of 578 current university students investigating whether they have considered leaving university without completing their studies, what caused them to consider leaving their studies, and explored the reasons that led them to stay. The majority of participants had considered leaving university without completing…
Descriptors: College Students, Dropout Attitudes, Influences, Academic Persistence
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Scanlon, Geraldine; Doyle, Alison – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2021
Background: The principal destinations for school leavers with intellectual disabilities from special schools in Ireland are further education (FE) through providers such as the National Learning Network or training and employment (TE) within adult day services and rehabilitation centres. In 2015, a number of inherent barriers to participation in…
Descriptors: Transitional Programs, Dropouts, Dropout Attitudes, Students with Disabilities
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Naidoo, Devika – Perspectives in Education, 2021
While three million youth in South Africa are not in education, employment or training (NEETS), not much is known about their schooling experiences nor their aspirations for the future. Eighty-seven post-school youth (PSY) were enrolled at a youth development and organisation (IYDO) centre in a Black township to the south-east of Johannesburg.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Out of School Youth, Aspiration, Educational Quality
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Chambers, Silvana; Mayfield, Clifton O.; Valenti, Alix – International Journal of Educational Management, 2023
Purpose: The extant research on student attrition and retention has relied on models that focus on factors over which universities may have limited control and thus not lead to actionable practices. To address this shortcoming, the authors applied organizational support theory (OST) to test the association between students' perceptions of justice,…
Descriptors: College Students, Intention, Potential Dropouts, Dropout Attitudes
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