The Effects of "Live Online Course" on Students' Achievement at Distance Education

Yilmaz O.

3rd International Conference on New Horizons in Education (INTE), Prague, Czech Republic, 5 - 07 June 2012, vol.55, pp.347-354 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 55
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2012.09.512
  • City: Prague
  • Country: Czech Republic
  • Page Numbers: pp.347-354


This study was performed to investigate the effects of live online course on students' achivement at distance learning. 63 second-year Distance Computer Education & Instructional Technology students enrolled in this study. At the live online course, the instructor presented physics lessons. Midterm, final and make-up scores were examined after the LOC instruction. Students who are LOCFF (n=32), joined over 50% percent and they had significantly higher scores than students who are LOCFR (n=31), joined below 50% percent to the lessions. According to t-test results, LOCFF group more successfully than LOCFR group (p=.006*). (C) 2012 Published by Elsevier Ltd. Selection and/or peer-review under responsibility of The Association of Science, Education and Technology