El abandono de los estudios universitariosfactores determinantes y medidas preventivas

  1. González Afonso, Mirian Catalina 1
  2. Álvarez Pérez, Pedro Ricardo 1
  3. Cabrera Pérez, Dolores Lidia 1
  4. Bethencourt Benítez, José Tomás 1
  1. 1 Universidad de La Laguna

    Universidad de La Laguna

    San Cristobal de La Laguna, España

    ROR https://ror.org/01r9z8p25

Revista española de pedagogía

ISSN: 0034-9461 2174-0909

Year of publication: 2007

Volume: 65

Issue: 236

Pages: 71-88

Type: Article

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The desertion of the studies has become a subject of special interest in the educational debate and is receiving a growing attention among researchers. Moreover, one of the important challenges the university community has at world-wide is the putting in practice of measures oriented to palliate the negative effect of this problem. This affects not only to a high percentage of students per year, but also to the own university institutions. In this article we present the results of a study made with students of the 39 degrees of the University of La Laguna, those who began their Master Degree in the academic year 1998-1999. The purpose of the study was to identify the causes of dropout or prolongation of university studies. The variables analyzed were students’ psychoeducational traits, study habits of students, the degree features, teachers’ features and students’ bio-socioeconomic traits.

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