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Pedagogy Journal Club: Travails of Compulsory Attendance in Teaching & Learning: Why Do Students Skip Class?

This event is part of series:

October 16, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
MSOB x140
Pranjal Yadava, Biology

Topic: Travails of Compulsory Attendance in Teaching and Learning: Why Do Students Skip Class?

Required Reading:

Fryer, L. K., Ginns, P., Howarth, M., Anderson, C., & Ozono, S. (2018). Individual differences and course attendance: why do students skip class?. Educational Psychology38(4), 470-486. -- LINK

Bati, A. H., Mandiracioglu, A., Orgun, F., & Govsa, F. (2013). Why do students miss lectures? A study of lecture attendance amongst students of health science. Nurse Education Today33(6), 596-601. -- LINK

Recommended Reading:

Persky, A. M., Kirwin, J. L., Marasco Jr, C. J., May, D. B., Skomo, M. L., & Kennedy, K. B. (2014). Classroom attendance: factors and perceptions of students and faculty in US schools of pharmacy. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning6(1), 1-9. -- LINK

Angrist, J. D., & Keueger, A. B. (1991). Does compulsory school attendance affect schooling and earnings?. The Quarterly Journal of Economics106(4), 979-1014. -- LINK

Clair, K. L. S. (1999). A case against compulsory class attendance policies in higher education. Innovative Higher Education23(3), 171-180. -- LINK

Macfarlane, B. (2013). The surveillance of learning: A critical analysis of university attendance policies. Higher Education Quarterly67(4), 358-373. -- LINK