WWC review of this study

Interactive learning online at public universities: Evidence from a six-campus randomized trial.

Bowen, W. G., Chingos, M. M., Lack, K. A., & Nygren, T. I. (2013). Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 33(1), 94–111. Retrieved from: https://eric.ed.gov/?id=EJ1027704

  • Randomized Controlled Trial
     examining 
    605
     Students
    , grade
    PS

Reviewed: June 2014

At least one finding shows strong evidence of effectiveness
At least one statistically significant positive finding
Meets WWC standards without reservations
Academic achievement outcomes—Indeterminate effects found
Outcome
measure
Comparison Period Sample Intervention
mean
Comparison
mean
Significant? Improvement
    index
ESSA
rating

Course pass rate

Interactive Learning Online (ILO) vs. Face-to-face instruction

Posttest

Full sample;
605 students

N/A

N/A

Yes

 
 
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Course pass rate

Interactive Learning Online (ILO) vs. Face-to-face instruction

Posttest

Not first-generation college students;
290 students

N/A

N/A

No

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Course pass rate

Interactive Learning Online (ILO) vs. Face-to-face instruction

Posttest

Females;
349 students

N/A

N/A

No

--

Course pass rate

Interactive Learning Online (ILO) vs. Face-to-face instruction

Posttest

Males;
256 students

N/A

N/A

No

--

Course pass rate

Interactive Learning Online (ILO) vs. Face-to-face instruction

Posttest

First-generation college students;
315 students

N/A

N/A

No

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Characteristics of study sample as reported by study author.


  • Female: 58%
    Male: 42%
  • Race
    Asian
    23%
    Black
    14%
    Not specified
    2%
    White
    44%
  • Ethnicity
    Hispanic
    17%
    Not Hispanic
    83%
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