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Researching Dropout in Distance Education

Distance Education Volume 8, Number 1,


Presents a critical analysis of research explaining dropout in distance education, and suggests the direction of future studies needed to form new theories regarding dropout. Highlights include discussions of mediated communication, audio teleconferencing, and problems with current research methodology and conceptual models. (LRW)


Garrison, D.R. (1987). Researching Dropout in Distance Education. Distance Education, 8(1), 95-101. Retrieved July 16, 2019 from .

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