Online Learning is Just as Effective as Traditional Education, According to a …
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The amount learned is somewhat greater than in the traditional lecture-based course.
And that goes for even the least prepared, as reflected by their scores on pretests. Pritchard said improvement levels increased across the board, explaining that, even if a student with a lower initial score ends the online course with what would be equivalent to a failing grade, "that person would nevertheless have made substantial gains in understanding."