ERIC Number: ED537550
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Reference Count: 0
National Online Learners Priorities Report. Research Report, 2011
The 2011 National Online Learners Priorities Report presents the responses to the Noel-Levitz Priorities Survey for Online Learners[TM] (PSOL) of 99,040 students from 108 institutions. The results include online learner responses over a three-year time period, from the fall of 2008 through the spring of 2011. Students enrolled primarily online comprise approximately 85,000 of these students, while students enrolled primarily on campus include approximately 12,000 students. The remaining students did not indicate an enrollment status. There are 64,500 undergraduate students in the dataset and nearly 29,000 graduate level students, with the remaining students indicating "other" as their class level. The 2011 National Online Learners Priorities Report includes the following data analyses: (1) A demographic overview to identify who online learners are; (2) The scales in order of importance; (3) Strengths and challenges; (4) A comparison of students enrolled primarily online with those enrolled primarily on campus as well as a comparison of undergraduate and graduate students; (5) A review of enrollment factors in order of importance; and (6) Summary scores. Appended are: (1) The Scales; (2) Matrix for Prioritizing Action; (3) Sample Items; and (4) Institutional Participants.
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students, Online Courses, Educational Technology, Computer Uses in Education, Internet, Enrollment Trends, Student Characteristics, Comparative Analysis, Conventional Instruction, Satisfaction, Student Attitudes, Expectation, Gender Differences, Age Differences, Student Personnel Services, Paying for College
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Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Authoring Institution: Noel-Levitz, Inc.