Socioeconomic Profile of Distance Education Students: Relations with permanence

( Vol-8,Issue-4,April 2021 ) OPEN ACCESS

Elizeth Gonzaga dos Santos Lima, Dionê Pereira de Souza, Fernando Cezar Vieira Malange


College education access. Permanence. Distance education. Evasion.


It was proposed in this work to outline the interfering factors of the permanence and non-permanence of the students of the Pedagogy Course of Distance Education, taking as reference the University of the State of Mato Grosso – Unemat. The objective of this study was to analyze the profile of beginner students and graduates of the Pedagogy Degree Course of the class 2014/1 at UAB / Unemat, seeking to understand the factors that interfere in the students permanence and non-permanence. To this end, we look for to map and to know the socioeconomic profile of beginners and graduates, using the socioeconomic questionnaire answered at the time of registration by the candidates, relating to the profile of the graduates. Thus, the results point out that the profile of beginners contrasted with that graduates showed that the students who remained are women (92.9%); browns and mulattos (59.5%); are over 30 years old (76%); are from families that have between one and four people (83.96%); the family income range is from 3 to 10 minimum wages (20.3%), that exercise paid activity on a part-time basis (up to 30 hours a week) (40.09%) and chose the course by identification (41.04%). It was also evident that the profile of students who gave up (did not remain) are men (7.1%), black (9.9%); under 30 years old (24%); live with 5 or more people (9.44%); the family income range is up to three minimum wages (79.2%); they work eventually or they don't work (22,65). Throughout this job, it was understood the needy to develop research with graduates of the UAB System to ascertain the quality of the distance education policy.

Article Info:

Received: 18 Dec 2020; Received in revised form: 22 Feb 2021; Accepted: 25 Mar 2021; Available online: 14 Apr 2021

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