Extramural students' participation and achievement: trends, patterns and highlights

This report presents a view of extramural (or distance education) students' participation and achievement in tertiary education [in New Zealand] from 2004 to 2011. It compares participation and completion rates in courses provided extramurally with intramural courses. It also looks at the prevalence of e-learning in extramural courses and compares extramural courses that are delivered by e-learning methods with those that are delivered by paper-based methods.

The key findings are: (1) relatively few students participated in extramural courses; the majority of extramural provision was delivered ... Show more

Authors: Guiney, Peter

Published: Wellington, New Zealand, Ministry of Education, 2014

Resource type: Government report or paper

Physical description: 56 p.

Access item: http://www.educationcounts.govt.nz/publications/tertiary_education/145699

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