Paredes, Ricardo and Ugarte, Gabriel (2009): Should Students Be Allowed to Miss?
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In this paper we investigate the effect of class attendance on academic performance, and evaluate the existence and importance of minimum attendance requirement thresholds. We found that attendance has a relevant and statistically significant impact on performance, together with the existence of a threshold, although contrary to the expected, not associated with a decrease in performance, which questions the existence of minimum attendance requirement.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Should Students Be Allowed to Miss?|
|Keywords:||Attendance, Academic Performance, Hierarchical Models, Thresholds|
|Subjects:||I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I2 - Education and Research Insititutions > I21 - Analysis of Education
I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I2 - Education and Research Insititutions > I28 - Government Policy
|Depositing User:||Ricardo Paredes|
|Date Deposited:||07. Jun 2009 03:26|
|Last Modified:||19. Feb 2013 14:43|
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