Abstract

This study identified length of time out of school and institutional support among the factors associated with the decision to enroll in a higher education degree program. The study suggests that considering participation in the context of social capital can help adult educators better understand enrollment decisions.

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decision-making process, higher education, predicting enrollment, social capital, workforce development

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Seen in a New Light: Patterns of Adult Participation in Higher Education

This study identified length of time out of school and institutional support among the factors associated with the decision to enroll in a higher education degree program. The study suggests that considering participation in the context of social capital can help adult educators better understand enrollment decisions.