An increasing number of universities are creating instruments to support student perseverance. This paper describes the context which leads to the creation of an online system supporting student perseverance. SAMI-Perseverance is an interactive, multi-media system supporting student perseverance in post-secondary education. The results of an instrument validation study undertaken with a sample of 103 individuals from the target population are presented. This article describes the nature of the student difficulties addressed, as well as the methodology used in the validation study. The study’s findings with regard to measures of userfriendliness, relevance, and usefulness of the instrument are described.
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Sauvé, L., Debeurme, G., Wright, A., Racette, N., & Pépin, K. (2009). Validation d’un dispositif en ligne d’aide à la persévérance aux études postsecondaires. International Journal of Technologies in Higher Education, 6(3), 71-79. https://doi.org/10.18162/ritpu.2009.171