Grade Point Average as a Predictor of Performance in Traditional and Online Classes

By Myron Hatcher, James M. Henson and Patricia LaRosa.

Published by The International Journal of Assessment and Evaluation

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Grade point average is an indicator of performance in traditional or online classes in management information systems. Performance is measured by a percentage of the students’ total points. A prediction model was developed for assigning a student to a specific class. Specific hypotheses are tested about the impact of mode of delivery.

Keywords: Pedagogy, Online Learning, Face-to-face Learning, Discussion Boards, Case Studies, Class Projects, Cooperation, Decision Modeling

International Journal of Assessment and Evaluation, Volume 21, Issue 2, December 2014, pp.1-9. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Published online: June 19, 2014 (Article: Electronic (PDF File; 631.464KB)).

Dr. Myron Hatcher

Professor of Information Systems and Decision Sciences, Craig School of Business, California State University, Fresno, CA, USA

Dr. James M. Henson

Professor of Information Systems and Decision Sciences, Craig School of Business, California State University, Fresno, CA, USA

Dr. Patricia LaRosa

Associate Professor, California State University, Fresno, CA, USA