There is a study from Columbia University’s Community College Resource Center that dives into who is taking online courses, what they’re taking them for, how they’re performing, and what type of students do best with online learning. It’s a detailed look at the current state of online learning and is, to me, quite fascinating.
There’s a handy infographic that was just built to help figure out the vast amount of data found by the report. It looked at 500,000 courses, 40,000 students, and a few dozen community colleges. The results are detailed below: