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Attendance and assessment outcomes: relationships and coping strategies
While it may appear obvious that attendance at teaching and learning sessions is linked to academic performance there is very little data to support this notion within tertiary education. In addition we do not know how learners compensate for missed sessions.
We shall mine a large and detailed dataset which describes the attendance of students and their academic performance to determine what are the academic performance outcomes of poor attendance. Secondly, we shall explore, through interview, the compensation strategies adopted by learners who attend poorly but perform well.
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Other information and support on student attendance and achievement:
Report on An analysis of student absenteeism in first year biology students carried out by Janet Pearce, University of Plymouth