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De Paepe, Liesbeth; Zhu, Chang; DePryck, Koen – International Journal on E-Learning, 2018
Understanding reasons for drop-out, factors contributing to student satisfaction and strategies for enhancing student retention is fundamental to the success of online (language) courses. This study examines drop-out rates, student satisfaction, retention rates and attainment in fully online elementary-level courses for Dutch as a second language…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Dropout Rate, Academic Persistence, Online Courses
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Stone, Cathy; O'Shea, Sarah – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2019
The university student population in Australia contains increasing numbers of older students returning to learning after a significant gap in their educational journey. Many are choosing to enrol online to combine their studies with other time-consuming responsibilities. This article examines the nature of this online student experience with a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Adult Students, Online Courses
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Hall, Lisa – Australian Journal of Adult Learning, 2015
Tertiary enabling programs have become an increasingly important part of the post-secondary schooling landscape. In recognition of the need for increased access for certain under-represented groups within the university population, enabling, bridging or foundational programs are offered by a large number of universities in Australia as alternative…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations, Postsecondary Education, Access to Education
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Zirkle, Chris; Jeffery, Jeremy; Shrewe, Laine – Career and Technical Education Research, 2019
Retaining qualified career and technical education teachers (CTE) is crucial to the continued supply and reduced demand of these types of teachers. Demographic data and emerging trends of CTE teachers were analyzed for those teachers who completed a summer workshop as part of alternative licensure. Some of the emerging trends included shifts in…
Descriptors: Alternative Teacher Certification, Vocational Education Teachers, Teacher Persistence, Enrollment
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Sutton, Roy – Journal of Educators Online, 2014
Many factors affect students selecting a university to attend and almost as many factors that can present challenges once they enroll and begin attending classes. Once they start taking courses, the next challenge is completing them, and this can be particularly taxing for online students. In the case of online universities, quality assessment…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Academic Persistence, Doctoral Programs, Graduate Students
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Goings, Ramon B. – Adult Learning, 2017
Institutions of higher education have witnessed an influx of nontraditional Black college students generally, and males specifically. However, there is limited research that investigates the academic and social experiences of nontraditional Black males. As universities seek to improve the academic retention and graduation rates of Black males,…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Students, African American Students, Undergraduate Students, Males
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Johnson, Patrick; O'Keeffe, Lisa – Irish Educational Studies, 2016
In August 2008, the Mathematics Learning Centre at the University of Limerick initiated a mathematics bridging course, entitled "Head Start Maths", to provide mathematics revision for adult learners about to embark on science or technology degree programmes. The aim of Head Start Maths was to revise mathematics fundamentals before the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adult Students, Transitional Programs, Self Efficacy
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Hudson, Sue; Beutel, Denise; Hudson, Peter – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2009
Retention rates and stress levels of beginning teachers are of concern. Well-planned induction programs can assist beginning teachers to make the transition successfully into the profession, which may increase retention rates. This qualitative, year-long study aims to explore and describe the induction experiences of eight beginning teachers as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Beginning Teachers, Electronic Mail, Educational Needs
Maryland Higher Education Commission, 2019
This document presents statistics about higher education in Maryland for 2019. The tables in this document are presented according to the following categories: (1) Students; (2) Retention and Graduation; (3) Degrees; (4) Faculty and Staff; (5) Revenues and Expenditures; (6) Tuition and Fees; (7) Financial Aid; (8) Private Career Schools; and (9)…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Educational Technology, Higher Education, Undergraduate Students
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Harrington, Ingrid – Educational Research and Reviews, 2010
New or beginning teachers are well received by the education profession, yet for a large portion of new teachers the assessment of how successful their transition into the first year of teaching tends to be overtly negative. Research reports indicate that the often traumatic and difficult nature of new teachers' experiences is not a new phenomenon…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Teaching Experience, Education Work Relationship, Social Networks
Maryland Higher Education Commission, 2018
This document presents statistics about higher education in Maryland for 2018. The tables in this document are presented according to the following categories: (1) Students; (2) Retention and Graduation; (3) Degrees; (4) Faculty; (5) Revenues and Expenditures; (6) Tuition and Fees; (7) Financial Aid; and (8) Private Career Schools. [For…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students, College Freshmen
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Lawson, Katie; Parker, Richard – Pastoral Care in Education, 2019
Participation rates are low in further education (FE). In attempts to increase participation for disadvantaged young people (YP), government initiatives, such as raising the participation age to 18, A Level reform, enhancing the quality of apprenticeships and work-based learning and placing emphasis on English and Maths qualifications have, been…
Descriptors: Special Needs Students, Adjustment (to Environment), Adult Education, Young Adults
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Stagg, Bethan C.; Donkin, Maria E. – Journal of Biological Education, 2016
Most beginners are introduced to plant diversity through identification keys, which develop differentiation skills but not species memorisation. We propose that mnemonics, memorable "name clues" linking a species name with morphological characters, are a complementary learning tool for promoting species memorisation. In the first of two…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Mnemonics, Plants (Botany), Memorization
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Nguyen, Cathina T.; Fairclough, Diane L.; Noll, Robert B. – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2016
Problem-solving skills training is an intervention designed to teach coping skills that has shown to decrease negative affectivity (depressive symptoms, negative mood, and post-traumatic stress symptoms) in mothers of children with cancer. The objective of this study was to see whether mothers of children recently diagnosed with autism spectrum…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Problem Solving, Mothers
Jorissen, Shari L. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Attrition rates in Ph.D. programs are at approximately 50% in traditional Ph.D. programs and 10-20% higher in online Ph.D. programs. Understanding the relationship between student factors, measures of student success (retention, graduation, year to degree), and student satisfaction is important to support and improve retention, graduation rates,…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Doctoral Programs, Doctoral Degrees, Academic Achievement
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