Corpus ID: 31136768

Community College Online Course Retention and Final Grade: Predictability of Social Presence.

  title={Community College Online Course Retention and Final Grade: Predictability of Social Presence.},
  author={S. Liu and J. G{\'o}mez and C. Yen},
  journal={Journal of Interactive Online Learning},
  • S. Liu, J. Gómez, C. Yen
  • Published 2009
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Interactive Online Learning
  • This study employed a quantitative research design to examine the predictive relationships between social presence and course retention as well as final grade in community college online courses. Social presence is defined as the degree of one’s feeling, perception and reaction to another intellectual entity in the online environment. Course final grades included A, B. C, D, F, I, or W. Course retention was defined as successfully completed a course with an A to C grade. The results of the… CONTINUE READING
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