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Ways and Means of Reducing Early Student Drop-out Rates

Distance Education Volume 5, Number 1, ISSN 0158-7919


Defines student drop-out; presents data illustrating when external students are at greatest risk; explores reasons for the drop-out phenomenon in light of the distance education theories of Otto Peters, Borje Holmberg, and David Stewart; and lists suggestions to reduce early attrition rates and improve distance education institution functioning. (Author/MBR)


Roberts, D. (1984). Ways and Means of Reducing Early Student Drop-out Rates. Distance Education, 5(1), 50-71. Retrieved June 26, 2019 from .

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