Date of Award
Doctor of Philosophy
Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
The purpose of this study was to describe, interpret, and analyze the educational experiences and factors contributing to the decision to persist for adult, female, part-time students currently enrolled at a community college in the Midwest. This study sought to expand the research on student retention by describing the perspectives of adult female students who are enrolled part time at a community college in the Midwest. Through the guiding framework of feminist standpoint theory this study described, interpreted, and analyzed the educational experiences of the adult female participants.
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Elizabeth Michelle Cox
Cox, Elizabeth Michelle, "Why they persis: exploring the educational experiences of adult women currently enrolled part time at a Midwest community college" (2007). Retrospective Theses and Dissertations. 15567.