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Why don’t students attend lectures? Profiling factors that link to student attendance

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dc.contributor.author Prentice, Garry en
dc.contributor.author Richardson, Lee en
dc.contributor.author deBurca, Brian
dc.date.accessioned 2017-06-14T11:25:00Z
dc.date.available 2017-06-14T11:25:00Z
dc.date.issued 2017
dc.identifier.citation Prentice, G., Richardson, L., deBurca, B. (2017). Why don’t students attend lectures? Profiling factors that link to student attendance. Presentation, Dublin Business School. en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10788/3255
dc.description.abstract Background: Lecture attendance has been a key factor in enhancing student performance (e.g. Arulampalam, Naylor & Smith, 2012), but is it as important as it used to be? This study examines student pattern of attendance in relation to class start time, gender, nationality, subject, mode and year of study, while considering the likelihood of assessment failure. Method: Attendance data (18,319 cases) from Arts and Business undergraduate degree modules across a 12-week semester in the 2015-2016 academic year are examined. Results: After a Latent Class Analysis indicated that students fell into non-attender, intermittent or frequent attender categories, Multi-nominal Logistic Regressions were conducted. In the overall sample, compared to frequent attenders, non-attenders were more likely to be evening students, at level 2 or 3, male, Irish, an Arts student and have earlier classes, and be a failing student. Conclusions: Profiles of students prone to non-attendance and increased risk of failure are identified and the implications discussed. en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Dublin Business School en
dc.rights Items in Esource are protected by copyright. Previously published items are made available in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher/copyright holder. en
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dc.subject Education en
dc.subject Educational psychology en
dc.title Why don’t students attend lectures? Profiling factors that link to student attendance en
dc.type Presentation en
dc.rights.holder Copyright: The authors en


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