COVID-19 pandemic: academic impacts on postsecondary students in Canada

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Author: Doreleyers, April; Knighton, Tamara


As the effects of the [Coronavirus Disease 2019] COVID-19 pandemic led to the closure of colleges and universities across Canada, postsecondary students experienced rapid changes to their academic environment with courses moved online or postponed and, in some cases, cancelled. A recent Statistics Canada crowdsourcing data collection completed by over 100,000 postsecondary students from April 19 to May 1, 2020 provides insight on how their academic life was impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Readers should note that crowdsourcing data are not based on sampling principles. As a result,...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Statistics; Students; Higher education; Outcomes

Keywords: Data analysis; Learning experience; Barrier; Online learning

Geographic subjects: Canada; North America

Published: Ottawa, Ontario: Statistics Canada, 2020

Physical description: [5] p.

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Also called: Coronavirus Disease 2019 pandemic: academic impacts on postsecondary students in Canada

Resource type: Paper

Document number: TD/TNC 140.432

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