Due to the COVD-19 pandemic, educational systems and adult learners have found themselves immersed in remote learning. What are the implications for student persistence? This material examines the research on persistence and online learning, factors that support persistence and barriers that mitigate against it, issues of self-agency and motivation, the racial and economic disparities that are sharpened in online learning, and how adult students and teachers can best approach this new world.

First Literacy Student Persistence and COVID-19 Presentation Part 1 (.pdf)
First Literacy Student Persistence and COVID-19 Presentation Part 2 (.pdf)