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Early Attrition among First Time eLearners: A Review of Factors that Contribute to Drop-out, Withdrawal and Non-completion Rates of Adult Learners undertaking eLearning Programmes

        

Early Attrition among First Time eLearners: A Review of Factors that Contribute to Drop-out, Withdrawal and Non-completion Rates of Adult Learners undertaking eLearning Programmes

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The problem of dropout rates in eLearning programmes has been argued over at length without any consistent conclusions about the degree of the problem, or a clear understanding of what factors contribute to learners dropping out, withdrawing or not completing eLearning courses.In examining the factors that affect attrition among distance online learners this paper focuses on the distinctive characteristics of mature adult learners undertaking part-time education by distance eLearning course for... More
Material Type: Open Journal-Article
Date Added to MERLOT: May 13, 2014
Date Modified in MERLOT: May 13, 2014
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Keywords: eLearning orientation, Cognitive overload, Attrition in eLearning, eLearning with adult learners, eLearning drop rates

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Primary Audience: College Lower Division, College Upper Division, Graduate School, Professional
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
Material Version: Vol 2. No. 2. 2006
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Creative Commons: Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Attribution 3.0 United States

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