Age As a Predictor of Student Success in Community College Technical Certificate Programs

Abstract: 

This study uses predictive analytics to look at the demographic of student's age groups to determine the probability of retaining, persisting, and finally earning a Technical certificate from a community college. Archived data was acquired from a large community college in the Midwest for the purposes of this study. The study uses a logistic regression with the dichotomous outcome of either earning a technical certificate or not earning a technical certificate. Multiple age groups are used and compared to a traditional baseline age group of ages 16 through 21.

Publication Type: 
Journal Article
Authors: 
Robert Armbrust, PhD
Year of Publication: 
2018
Journal, Book, Magazine or Other Publication Title: 
Community College Journal of Research and Practice
Publication Language: 
English
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