An investigation of course-level factors as predictors of online STEM course outcomes
Claire Wladis, Alyse C. Hachey, Katherine Conway, Borough of Manhattan Community College at the City University of New York, United States
Computers & Education Volume 77, Number 1, ISSN 0360-1315 Publisher: Elsevier Ltd
This study analyzed students who took STEM courses online or face-to-face at a large urban community college in the Northeastern U.S. to determine which course-level characteristics most strongly predicted higher rates of dropout or D/F grades in online STEM courses than would be expected in comparable face-to-face courses. While career and elective STEM courses had significantly higher success rates
Wladis, C., Hachey, A.C. & Conway, K. (2014). An investigation of course-level factors as predictors of online STEM course outcomes. Computers & Education, 77(1), 145-150. Elsevier Ltd.