Students in Hybrid Sections Outperform those in Traditional Face-to-Face Classes on a Common Final

Filed Under: Zicklin Online Learning and Evaluation February 6, 2017 by TJoyce Ted Joyce Director, Zicklin’s Online Learning and Evaluation On a Sunday in the Fall of 2016 faculty teaching Principles of Microeconomics (E1001) gave a common final to 868 students enrolled in the course.  Faculty in all sections used the same text and online platform and… Read More Students in Hybrid Sections Outperform those in Traditional Face-to-Face Classes on a Common Final

Student Survey Results of the Online Excel Learning Module, Spring 2016

May 25, 2016   Dear Faculty, This was our fifth and most extensive semester using the online Excel tutorial, SAM.  Five courses participated:  ACC 2101; ACC 2203; CIS 2200 (3 sections only), FIN 3000 and MGT3121.  CIS 2200 students were new this Spring.  Total enrollment in SAM was 4,173 students out of 4,407 students registered… Read More Student Survey Results of the Online Excel Learning Module, Spring 2016

The Need for Common Finals in Core Courses: Evidence from Principles of Microeconomics

Ted Joyce Director, Zicklin’s Online Learning and Evaluation   This past fall, on Sunday, December 20, faculty teaching Principles of Microeconomics (E1001) gave a common final to all 819 students still enrolled in the class. Faculty in all eight sections agreed to use a common text with the publisher’s software. We augmented the publisher’s material… Read More The Need for Common Finals in Core Courses: Evidence from Principles of Microeconomics

Results from the Randomized Field Experiment in Economics 1001

How important is class time to student performance in a large lecture course when students have access to a rich source of material online? How much learning is actually achieved when students passively watch even a talented lecturer for 75 minutes twice a week? What would happen if we dropped one of the weekly 75… Read More Results from the Randomized Field Experiment in Economics 1001

Comparing Student Performance in a Hybrid vs. Traditional Section of STA 2000

Linda Weiser Friedman Professor of Statistics Baruch College Ted Joyce Professor of Economics Baruch College June 11, 2014 This brief reports compares the performance of students who took Statistics 2000 (STA 2000) in a traditional lecture format with those who took the class in a hybrid format in the fall of 2013. Professor Linda Friedman… Read More Comparing Student Performance in a Hybrid vs. Traditional Section of STA 2000

Comparing Student Performance in a Hybrid vs. Traditional Format of MKT 3000

Nermin Eyuboglu Professor of Marketing Baruch College Ted Joyce Professor of Economics Baruch College June 11, 2014  This brief report compares the performance of students who took Marketing 3000 (MKT 3000) in the spring of 2012 in a traditional lecture format with those who took the class in the fall of 2013 in a hybrid… Read More Comparing Student Performance in a Hybrid vs. Traditional Format of MKT 3000

Welcome to ZOLE-Zicklin’s Online Learning and Evaluation Initiative

Welcome to ZOLE-Zicklin’s Online Learning and Evaluation Initiative. The mission of ZOLE is to promote and support the use of technology to enhance learning.  We interpret technology broadly, from courses delivered purely online, to the use of Excel in a traditional classroom format.  The unifying theme is the application of new technologies to engage students,… Read More Welcome to ZOLE-Zicklin’s Online Learning and Evaluation Initiative