Monday, November 17, 2014
Controlled Experiment with Online Ed
The experiment consisted of dividing students into an online group - which took the course as above - and another group which took the course in the conventional format with lectures to attend. According to the article, the two groups of students performed equally well.
Note that this form of online ed doesn't depart much from large lecture courses in more conventional formats followed by TA-led discussion sections.
You can read the article at http://www.latimes.com/local/education/la-me-harvey-mudd-flipped-20141117-story.html