Grade Change: Tracking online learning education in the United States

Elaine Allen
Jeff Seaman


Grade Change - Tracking Online Education in the United State is the eleventh annual report on the state of online learning in U.S. higher education. The survey is designed, administered and analyzed by the Babson Survey Research Group, with data collection conducted in partnership with the College Board. Using responses from more than 2,800 colleges and universities, this study is aimed at answering fundamental questions about the nature and extent of online education.


APA Citation

Allen, I. E., & Seaman, J. (2014). Grade Change: Tracking Online Learning Education in the United States. Needham, MA: Babson Survey Research Group. http://www. onlinelearningsurvey. com/reports/gradechange. pdf.

About the Study

Links to Article
Mode Technology-enhanced, Online
Publication Type Report
In Publication Babson Survey Research Group
Type of Research Quantitative
Research Design Survey research (qualitative or quantitative)
Intervention/Areas of Study
Level of Analysis Instructor-level
Specific Populations Examined
Peer-Reviewed Unknown
Specific Institutional Characteristics of Interest Bachelors-granting
Specific Course or Program Characteristics MOOCs
Outcome Variables of Interest Institutional effectiveness
Student Sample Size 500 +
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