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Online Education and Assessment Committee: Information from Spring 2022 Meeting

Information for Meeting

Student Grade Comparisons Fall 2019 and Fall 2021 at DSC

Source: https://www.daltonstate.edu/about/student-achievement.cms

  Fall 2019 "Risky" Courses Fall 2021 "Risky" Courses
Traditional Face-To-Face 13.4% 13.1%
Hybrid 18.7% 29.0%
Online* 7.8% 15.3%

*The number of online courses increased from 51 in Fall 2019 to 85 in Fall 2021.

Studies regarding student performance in online and face-to-face courses

Student Performance in Remote Learning https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2021/08/06/do-college-students-perform-worse-online-courses-one-studys-answer

Online vs. Face-to-Face Georgia State https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/EJ1193426.pdf

Ecore Proctor Exam Policy https://ecore.usg.edu/current-students/proctored-exams-information/proctored-exams-faqs

Is Online Education Working? https://www.nber.org/system/files/working_papers/w29113/w29113.pdf

Online Learning in Post Secondary Education https://sr.ithaka.org/blog/the-most-recent-studies-of-online-learning-still-find-no-significant-difference/


"A majority of the studies examining the comparative performance of online versus face-to-face learning have found "no significant difference" in student outcomes. However, they also find that honors students perform equivalently no matter the instructional delivery mode, whereas non-honors students perform better face-to-face."

Agenda for Spring 2022 Meeting