ERIC - ED - Impact of Attendance Policy on Adult College Learners, ProQuest LLC, This qualitative evaluation focused on the problem of student attrition at a northern California college, its attendance policy, the policy's impact on previous students' decisions to persist in school, and on administrators' attempts to increase retention. The purpose for this study was to evaluate the participants' perceptions about their college experiences, the college's attendance Author: Tracinal S. Carr. Adult learners can also face high opportunity costs to attending. Relative to younger students, adult learners are more likely to be working and have children. While at home or work, the benefits of numeracy and literacy may seem less top of .
Jan 02, · Adult students have been a growing presence on college campuses during recent decades and there are numerous indicators that these students, often referred to as “nontraditional,” constitute a significant proportion of the undergraduate student body. National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) data indicate that 38 percent of the enrollment of .