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Success, Confidence and Rationality in Student Progress

Open Learning Volume 11, Number 3, ISSN 0268-0513


Analyzes student progress within the framework of models of choice based on experiences at the Open University (United Kingdom). Investigates why students choose to continue studying in light of their success or failure in previous study and suggests that mathematical models need to be further developed to assist in this field. (Author/LRW)


Burt, G. (1996). Success, Confidence and Rationality in Student Progress. Open Learning, 11(3), 31-37. Retrieved September 24, 2023 from .

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