BCCAT releases new report on students’ motivations for credit accumulation

September 17, 2021
BCCAT has released a new report produced by Academica Group: Exploring students’ motivations for credit accumulation. The report builds on previous quantitative BCCAT research with new qualitative research in order to better understand why students collect more credits than necessary for their credentials. The research found that student generally accumulated extra credits for individual-level motivations, such as curiosity and skills development, or for systemic issues such as transfer inefficiencies or course scheduling. 80% of students who accumulated extra credits anticipated that the competencies gained in the courses would help them in their careers. BCCAT (BC)