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Ortiz-Lozano, José María; Rua-Vieites, Antonio; Bilbao-Calabuig, Paloma; Casadesús-Fa, Martí – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2020
Student dropout is a major concern in studies investigating higher education retention strategies. However, studies investigating the optimal time to identify students who are at risk of withdrawal and the type of data to be used are scarce. Our study consists of a withdrawal prediction analysis based on classification trees using both…
Descriptors: At Risk Students, Dropouts, Undergraduate Students, Withdrawal (Education)
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Lee, Youngju; Choi, Jaeho; Kim, Taehyun – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2013
This study examined the differences between persistent and dropout students enrolled in an online course with five factors: support from family and work, academic locus of control, academic self-efficacy, time and environment management skills, and metacognitive self-regulation skills. Moreover, this study investigated the most significant factors…
Descriptors: Locus of Control, Online Courses, Dropouts, Self Efficacy
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Bodin, Romuald; Orange, Sophie – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2018
Drawing on Bourdieu's theory and using Durkheim's concepts of "social fact" and "regulation", this article examines the place held by public universities within the French higher education (HE) system, breaking with the purely bureaucratic vision prevailing in France today. By setting aside some of the main received ideas about…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Dropout Rate, School Holding Power
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Li, Ian W.; Carroll, David R. – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2020
There has been increasing access to higher education enrolment for disadvantaged individuals following the Bradley Review of Australian higher education. While progress has been made, students from equity groups are still found to lag behind their privileged counterparts in completing higher education. This study examines higher education academic…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Dropouts, Academic Achievement, Outcomes of Education
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Chen, Rong – Research in Higher Education, 2012
In the past two decades, although access to higher education for American students has improved, student persistence in 4-year institutions is far from assured. There have been a number of research studies on student persistence/dropout in higher education, but most have focused on the characteristics and behavior of students as illustrated by the…
Descriptors: Colleges, Institutional Characteristics, College Students, Dropouts
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Rafique, Shamim; Ahmed, Kashif Firaz – International Journal of Psychology and Educational Studies, 2019
The objective of the present research was to find out gender differences in corporal punishment, academic self-efficacy and drop-out in secondary school students. The research design used for the study was correlation design. By using purposive sampling technique, a sample of 250 (74%) students of 13-18 (M= 15.59, SD= 1.62) years was recruited…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Punishment, Self Efficacy, Academic Ability
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Njoku, Joy N.; Osang, Edna A.; Ntamu, Blessing A. – International Education Studies, 2020
This study was on social variables and dropout tendencies among secondary school students in Ikom education zone, Cross River State, Nigeria. The social variables considered were substance abuse, family type and teacher/students relationship. Out of population of 7228 students, a sample of 506 students were randomly selected for the study. A…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Social Influences, Dropout Characteristics
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de Vasconcellos, Isabella Moreira Pereira; Robaina, Diogo Tavares; Bonanni, Carole – Journal of Education and Learning, 2020
In recent years, e-learning has been the fastest growing educational form in students' numbers, and this industry's market revenue (Lee, Choi, &Kim, 2013). Despite this growth, concern about the significantly higher student dropout rate of students in online courses as compared with conventional learning environments has increased. Brazil has…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Dropout Rate, Dropouts, Adult Students
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Corry, Michael; Dardick, William; Stella, Julie – Education and Information Technologies, 2017
As the number of online K-12 educational offerings continues to grow it is important to better understand key indicators of success for students enrolled in these classes. One of those indicators is student dropout rates. This is particularly important for Hispanic or Latino students who traditionally have high dropout rates. The purpose of this…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Dropout Rate, Hispanic American Students, At Risk Students
Utah State Office of Education, 2014
The 2013 cohort report includes: (1) State Cohort Graduation and Dropout Rates; (2) Federal 4 Year Graduation Rate Comparisons; and (3) Graduation, Other Completer, Continuing Students and Dropouts by LEA and High School. [For the 2012 report, see ED591122.]
Descriptors: Graduation Rate, Dropout Rate, Federal Legislation, Racial Differences
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Vallée, Daniel; Ruglis, Jessica – Educational Studies: Journal of the American Educational Studies Association, 2017
This article discusses how student disengagement is conceptualized by English-speaking youth attending English urban public schools in Montreal, Quebec. School dropout is theorized as being a culminating event in a process of school disengagement (Rumberger, 2011). Using 2 qualitative methods (maps and interviews) in a grounded theory approach…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Participation, Qualitative Research, Secondary School Students
Houston Independent School District, 2021
In alignment with the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act, the state of Texas created section 134.006 of the Texas Education Code in 2009 to provide grants to educational institutions for career and technical education (CTE) programs. This code allows for the creation of CTE programs that prepare students to meet business…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Enrollment, Academic Achievement, Graduation Rate
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Obinna, Denise N.; Ohanian, Michelle M. Z. – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2020
Latinos are one of the fastest growing and most racially diverse students in American schools. Driven by immigration, they account for more than 24% of the kindergarten to high school population. Despite their numbers, the achievement gap between Latinos and their non-Latino peers remains wide since they have the highest rate of dropout. Using…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Dropouts, At Risk Students, Dropout Rate
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Doren, Bonnie; Murray, Christopher; Gau, Jeff M. – Learning Disabilities Research & Practice, 2014
The purpose of this study was to identify the unique contributions of a comprehensive set of predictors and the most salient predictors of school dropout among a nationally representative sample of students with learning disabilities (LD). A comprehensive set of theoretically and empirically relevant factors was selected for examination. Analyses…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, At Risk Students, Dropouts, Learning Disabilities
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Laufer, Melissa; Gorup, Meta – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2019
A doctorate degree is characterized in the literature as a time of high stress and uncertainty for students as well as subject to worrisome attrition rates, with an estimated 50% of doctoral students discontinuing their degrees. International doctoral students (IDSs) specifically face the additional challenges of adapting to new academic…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Foreign Students, Doctoral Programs, Dropouts
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