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Distributed Learning Achievement in BC: Collecting and Reporting Results
 

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  • Distributed Learning Achievement in BC: Collecting and Reporting Results Collecting and Reporting Results Tim Winkelmans Manager, Distributed Learning
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  • Distributed Learning: Vision
    • Distributed learning in BC will be a quality, dynamic and engaging learning environment that all students in the province can access.
    • It will not be limited by schedules, calendars, facilities or locations.
    DL will provide equitable access to education, specifically providing choice for students who have restricted options.
  • Enrolment Growth: Headcount
  • 30% 45%
  • 2006: Quid pro Quo (Quality) Formal Agreement Standards Audits Quality Reviews Achievement Data Euros for Excellence Pounds for Performance Dollars for Data
    • Agreement requires:
    • Personal Education Number;
    • Enrolment date;
    • Course name/code;
    • Active date;
    • Final grade/result;
    • Date of final grade/result;
    • Reason for withdrawing
    Achievement Data http://www.bced.gov.bc.ca/dist_learning/documents/dist_learn_agmt.pdf Course registry
  • Implementation
    • 2006/2007: 5 collections
    • 2007/2008: 3 collections
    • November
    • February
    • July
    http:// www.bced.gov.bc.ca/datacollections/help_dl.htm BCeSIS Local System Web-form Data Warehouse Verification
  • What’s a Cohort? July 1 06 Oct 15 06 28,000 Active Courses Dec 7 07 Data Collection
  • Cohort Success Rate Calculation Courses Passed Active Courses - In Progress - Withdraw (Reason)
  • Withdrawal – for Reason
    • Student has recovered from illness or therapy and is ready to transition to brick and mortar school.
    • Dynamic of brick and mortar school has changed.
    • Student has transitioned to a different school as a result of meeting a goal articulated in an IEP or other plan
    • Family reasons (non-trivial)
    • Incarcerated
    • A student’s permanent residence has moved out of province .
    • The student has given birth
    • Serious illness or disability
    • Student deceased
  • Secondary Success: 1 st Cohort 65%
  • Secondary Success Rates: 1 st 2006 Cohort No overall relationship between size and results. 302 45 Provincial 13 2 91-100% 170 10 81-90% 423 9 71-80% 448 9 61-70% 280 6 51-60% 353 6 41-50% 79 3 <40% Avg School Size (Headcount) # of Schools Success Rate Range
  • Elementary Success: 1 st Cohort
    • 40 schools
    • Average Size: 75 students (headcount)
    89%
  • Course Variety and Popularity: 1st 2006 Cohort 241-707 Family Studies Communications Biology Math (Princ) English 12 227-733 Biology Math (Essent) Math (Princ) English Social Studies 11 676-1,016 Social Studies Math (Princ) Phys Ed English Planning 10 420-719 Phys Ed Social Studies Science Lang Arts Math 9 382-576 Phys Ed Science Lang Arts Social Studies Math 8 283-313 Phys Ed Science Math Social Studies Lang Arts 7 284-311 Phys Ed Social Studies Science Lang Arts Math 6 277-291 Phys Ed Social Studies Science Lang Arts Math 5 240-259 Pers Planning Social Studies Science Lang Arts Math 4 175-241 Phys Ed Lang Arts Social Studies Science Math 3 137-247 Pers Planning Lang Arts Science Social Studies Math 2 137-233 Pers Planning Lang Arts Social Studies Science Math 1 170-202 Pers Planning Lang Arts Science Social Studies Math K Range Most 5 Most Frequent Least Grade
  • Course Variety by Course Grade
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  • 2006/2007 Cohort Comparison 8-12 K-7 Grade Range -5% 60% 65% --- 23,209 23,214 -5% 84% 89% -74% 4,620 17,492 Success Change Success Cohort 2 Success Cohort 1 Enrol-ment Change Courses Cohort 2 (Oct 16 06 to Feb 28 07) Courses Cohort 1 (July 1 06 to Oct 15 06)
  • Other Tricks to Come
    • DL School Profiles – Benchmarks
    • Population Differences
      • Prior Achievement on Standardized Tests
      • Gender, Special Needs, ESL, Adults
    Data Warehouse DL Achievement Standardized Tests Tombstone Data