A study of the predictive validity of an instrument that was designed to assess readiness for online learning. Measures, comfort with e-learning, self-management of learning, beliefs about the nature and effectiveness of online learning and the desire for interacting with an instructor and other students. Study found that the desire for interaction, negatively impacted the final grade. Research suggests that is possible to create a survey that predicts how well students will perform.
Bernard*, R. M., Brauer, A., Abrami, P. C., & Surkes, M. (2004). The development of a questionnaire for predicting online learning achievement. Distance Education, 25(1), 31-47.
|Links to Article||https://scholar.google.com/scholar?cluster=17253737211931723584&hl=en&as_sdt=0,50
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|In Publication||Distance Education|
|Type of Research||Quantitative|
|Intervention/Areas of Study|
|Level of Analysis||Student-level|
|Specific Populations Examined||Undergraduates|
|Specific Institutional Characteristics of Interest|
|Specific Course or Program Characteristics|
|Outcome Variables of Interest||Academic achievement or performance, including assessment scores and course grades|
|Student Sample Size||100-199|