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Persistence of Adult Learners in Distance Education

American Journal of Distance Education Volume 16, Number 2, ISSN 0892-3647


Describes a study conducted at Athabasca University (Edmonton, Alberta, Canada) that investigated the relationship between persistence, life events, external commitments, and resiliency in undergraduate distance education. Used scores from the Resiliency Attitudes Scale (RAS), the Life Events Inventory, and a questionnaire relating to external commitments to form the independent variables. (Author/LRW)


Kemp, W.C. (2002). Persistence of Adult Learners in Distance Education. American Journal of Distance Education, 16(2), 65-81. Retrieved June 26, 2019 from .

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