Time management

The Effects of COVID-19 lockdown on Students with Disabilities’ Academic Performance: A Case study in a Fully Online University

The Covid-19 crisis has affected Higher Education around the world in different ways. In most countries, face-to-face universities had to move immediately their academic activities to online because of the lockdown. On the one hand, this shift has …

Why Students with Disabilities Choose Online Higher Education? A Case Study in the Open University of Catalonia

The expansion of distance and online education in the last two decades has opened the possibility to universalise access to higher education around the world. Hence, a diverse range of non-traditional students have enrolled in online higher education …

Persistence, dropout, and the time-factor in fully online higher education: A qualitative study with first-year students

Online higher education (OHE) continues to grow, yet its high dropout rates remain a pressing and complex problem. This research aimed at investigating and exploring how first-year, fully online OHE students experienced and managed their time and how …

The time factor in studies on dropout in online higher education: Initial review of the literature and future approaches

This paper addresses the factor of time in relation to dropout in online higher education (OHE), linking both to fully online models such as UOC’s. In OHE, time-related reasons are the most important factors for dropping-out; conversely, time …