NCSALL’s proposed definition of learner persistence that recognizes and accommodates the “stop out” phenomenon Timer The final Jeopardy answer is: C1 final
What is: Adults staying in programs for as long as they can, engaging in supported self study or distance education when they must stop attending program services, and returning to program services as soon as the demands of their lives allow?
C2 $100 The main question that Belzer wanted to answer in her study
C2 $100 What is “how do adult learners feel about leaving our programs?”
C2 $200 Name given to the cycle of enrolling, leaving, and re-entering adult education programs
C2 $300 Beder stated that these two issues were the most understated problems in adult education
C2 $300 What are continuous enrollment and mixed skill level classes?
C2 $400 Tom Sticht says persistence increases in these types of classes
C2 $400 What are classes where the focus of students and classrooms are more closely aligned?
C2 $500 Intermittent learners describe this as the reason for their early departures
C2 $500 What are “factors beyond their control?”
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