Grounded theory of adult student persistence

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Publication Type dissertation
School or College College of Education
Department Education Leadership & Policy
Author Capps, Rosemary
Title Grounded theory of adult student persistence
Description This grounded theory study investigates adult student persistence at a community college. Student persistence in college is a prerequisite for degree achievement, which correlates with higher earnings and overall better quality of life. Persistence rates remain low for adult students, who combine their college endeavors with responsibilities to families, careers, and communities. However, some adult students do persist despite their life circumstances. Understanding the perspective of persistent adult students contributes to the creation of college systems and policies that support adult student success.
Type Text
Publisher University of Utah
Subject Adult education
Dissertation Institution University of Utah
Dissertation Name PhD
Rights Management (c) Rosemary Capps
Format Medium application/pdf
Source original in Marriott Library Special Collections; LC8.5 2010 .C36
ARK ark:/87278/s6bk1st4
Setname ir_etd
Date Created 2012-04-23
Date Modified 2021-05-06
ID 192415
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