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An exploratory investigation into factors affecting class attendance in a hospitality management module.

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dc.contributor.author Braak, Doulette
dc.date.accessioned 2015-06-05T11:28:51Z
dc.date.available 2015-06-05T11:28:51Z
dc.date.issued 2015
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11622/39
dc.description.abstract The research investigates various factors that influence student class attendance in a Hospitality Management module. Using survey questionnaires, the research aimed to determine factors that may negatively affect class attendance of first year students. The research was embarked upon to determine reasons for students not attending class as a possible variable for low throughput and high dropout rates. The research findings will indicate which factors affects class attendance the most in a Hospitality Management module. The data was analysed according to biographical information, external factors influencing class attendance, students’ motivation, respondents’ perceptions and internal factors to the institution. The biographical information does not play a factor in absenteeism. External factors do play a very small factor in non-attendance, what but no a significant role. The research found that motivation, respondents’ perceptions and internal factors to the institution do play a role in non-attendance in group of students. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject Class attendance en_US
dc.subject Hospitality management en_US
dc.subject Student motivation en_US
dc.title An exploratory investigation into factors affecting class attendance in a hospitality management module. en_US
dc.type Working Paper en_US


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