The Impact of ‘Virtualization’ on Independent Study Course Completion Rates: The British Columbia Open University Experiment
… adopted a visualization strategy based primarily on twinning off-line independent study distance education courses (textbook-based with study guide and telephone and e-mail tutor support) with alternative online versions (textbook-based with integrated conferencing … In this study we benchmarked successful completion rates (SCRBs) for BCOU’s online academic courses and compared those to off-line course benchmarks. Online SCRBs are consistantly higher than off-line SCRBs.
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