Performance improves with OpenTextbook adoption

Type: Evidence | Hypothesis: Student impact | Polarity: | Sector: | Country:

“Thus students in courses that used FWK textbooks tended to have higher grades and lower failing and withdrawal rates than those in courses that did not use FWK texts. These results have statistical significance (Fall 2010: z-value =-3.636, p < 0.000, Spring 2011: z-value = -4.684, p<0.000).”

(FWK = Flatworld Knowledge open textbooks)

[+ve, performance, HE, http://www.eurodl.org/?article=533, Virginia State University, US]

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