Date of Award
Master of Science (MS)
STEM and Professional Studies
Ritz, John M.
This study was guided by the following research questions: 1. Determine the beginning reading levels of participants; 2. Determine stated motivation of participants; 3. Determine age, race, and sex of students; 4. Determine the number of years since leaving formal education and the grade level attained at that time; 5. Determine participants' attitudes toward previous school experience; 6. Determine which factors influenced full participation in ABE programs such as PULL.
Kimmons, Vickie L., "A Study of the Factors Which Determine the Persistence Rate of Adult Basic Education Students" (1993). OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers. 379.