Influence of Course Delivery Method and Proctoring on Performance in Introductory Economics Report as inadecuate




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Student performances on the final exam in introductory economics courses taught online and in the classroom were compared to consider the effect of proctoring the final exam. Students who took a course in the classroom did better on a proctored final exam than those taking the course online. Students in an online class taking a non-proctored final exam online scored more thanone full letter grade higher than those taking a proctored final.

Keywords: Online ; Assessment ; Education ; Economics

Subject(s): Teaching/Communication/Extension/Profession

Issue Date: 2011

Publication Type: Conference Paper/ Presentation

PURL Identifier: http://purl.umn.edu/103165

Total Pages: 16

Note: This work was published in the Review of Agricultural Economics. See Wachenheim, C.J. 2009. Final Exam Scores in IntroductoryEconomics Courses: Effect of Course Delivery Method and Proctoring. Review of AgriculturalEconomics 31(3), pp. 640-652.

Record appears in: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA) > 2011 Annual Meeting, July 24-26, 2011, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania





Author: Wachenheim, Cheryl J.

Source: http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/103165?ln=en







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