A statistical analysis of student performance in online computer science courses

Merry McDonald, Brian Dorn, Gary McDonald

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Abstract

During the past few years the number of courses offered online has greatly increased as technology has made delivery of such courses feasible. This paper discusses the experiences of the authors in teaching online courses for upper-division computer science students and reports results of a study comparing success of students in online courses to students in traditional courses.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationProceedings of the Thirty-Fifth SIGCSE Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education, SIGCSE 2004
Pages71-74
Number of pages4
StatePublished - 2004
Externally publishedYes
EventProceedings of the Thirty-Fifth SIGCSE Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education - Norfolk, VA, United States
Duration: Mar 3 2004Mar 7 2004

Publication series

NameProceedings of the SIGCSE Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education

Conference

ConferenceProceedings of the Thirty-Fifth SIGCSE Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityNorfolk, VA
Period3/3/043/7/04

Keywords

  • Course delivery methodology
  • Distance learning
  • Online learning

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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