Strategies for Retaining Adult Students


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Strategies for Retaining Adult Students
Changing socioeconomic, cultural, and demographic forces as well as the democratic ideal of equal opportunity demand that educational nonparticipation among adults be treated as a social issue (Scanlan, 1986, p. ix). Accordingly, the following discussion examines the barriers/deterrents in adult participation/continuation in education and methods/strategies that educators can use to retain adult students.
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In support of the stated thesis, the current study is presented in three main parts: 1) background, 2) review of critical literature, and 3) discussion of findings. The current investigation concludes with comments regarding the implications of findings and recommendations.
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