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What We Know About Online Course Outcomes

Abstract

What We Know About Online Course Outcomes

This practitioner packet summarizes CCRC findings on student outcomes for fully online community college courses, and presents insights and recommendations based on qualitative research for instructors and administrators seeking to improve online student outcomes.

Part one, What We Know About Online Course Outcomes, synthesizes outcome data from a series of CCRC studies on online student performance in two statewide community college systems.

Part two, Creating an Effective Online Environment, provides recommendations for administrators seeking to enact systematic improvement of online courses at their college or college system.

Part three, Creating an Effective Online Instructor Presence, provides suggestions and insights for online instructors on how they might create a more robust presence in their courses in order to improve student engagement and retention.

Associated Project(s):

Online Courses in Community Colleges