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Homklin, Tassanee; Takahashi, Yoshi; Techakanont, Kriengkrai – International Journal of Training and Development, 2014
This study focused on integrating social and organizational support as moderators into the main analysis model of the relationship between learning -- specifically perceived knowledge retained -- and its transfer as perceived by participants. We used hierarchical regression analysis in order to test our hypotheses. Results were generally…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Transfer of Training, Learning, Retention (Psychology)
Knight, Rebekah P. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The purpose of this exploratory study was to operationalize the responses from a sample of the community dwelling older population from Denton County, Texas on disaster preparedness education given by Denton County Health Department (DCHD) personnel. The goals and objectives were drawn from the Texas Public Health and Medical Emergency Management…
Descriptors: Late Adolescents, Adult Education, Emergency Programs, Comprehension
Berling, Victoria L. – ProQuest LLC, 2010
The purpose of this study was to expand what is known regarding the factors that relate to successful completion of online, undergraduate college courses. It addressed 13 student factors available through archival data at Northern Kentucky University based on 1,493 students enrolled in fully online courses in fall 2008. It included programmatic…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Multiple Regression Analysis, Grade Point Average, Retention (Psychology)
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Pereira, Clement; Taylor, Jacqui; Jones, Michael – Journal of Adult and Continuing Education, 2009
Constant and continued upgrade of skills and qualifications is imperative in a knowledge society (Davies, 1998; David and Foray, 2003), however identifying and using effective (maximise retention/recall) and efficient (minimise time to learn) learning practices is often a challenge. Spacing Effect is a robust phenomenon that suggests that the…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Electronic Learning, Learning Strategies, Regression (Statistics)