Comparison of course completion and student performance through online and traditional courses

  • Atchley W
  • Wingenbach G
  • Akers C
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Through a purpositive sample, this study compares completion and sucess rates in traditional and online post secondary courses. Online courses students significantly outperformed their peers in grade A frequency. With regard to completion rates traditional students exhibited higher levels of completion than online learners overall, but that differences are to be expected by course discipline. All the findings are in line with the previous literature on the benefits of online learning.

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  • Online education
  • Student performance
  • Student retention

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