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Abstract: Online distance education has become another way for institutions of higher learning to reach out to learners. However, learner retention rates in online distance education tend to be well below those in traditional full-time higher education. A clear understanding of what factors contribute to learner attrition, including withdrawal from or non-completion of courses, is necessary in order for online distance learning institutions to formulate appropriate retention strategies. This... More
Material Type: Open Journal-Article
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Date Added to MERLOT: June 19, 2013
Date Modified in MERLOT: May 13, 2014
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Submitter: Julia Zammit
Keywords: distance education, retention, attrition, dropout, proactive intervention, online learning

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