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Strategies for retaining adult students: the educationally disadvantaged

Series or Serial: Digest; no. 76

Publisher: The Ohio State University

Published At: Columbus, OH

Date Published: 1988

Distributor: ERIC Clearinghouse on Adult, Career, and Vocational Education, Center on Education and Training for Employment, The Ohio State University

Source Address: 1900 Kenny Road

Source City/State/Zip: Columbus OH 43210

Phone: 800-848-4815

Material Type: Information Analysis

Intended Audience: General

Physical Media: Print

Subjects: Adult Education; School Holding Power

The digest looks at retention of students in programs for educationally disadvantaged adults. Included are causes of nonparticipation, general and specific strategies for improving recruitment and retention. Examples of successful program models are given. There are references.

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