Correlation of examination performance with lecture attendance:a comparative study of first-year biological sciences undergraduates

Gatherer, Derek and Manning, Francis C. R. (1998) Correlation of examination performance with lecture attendance:a comparative study of first-year biological sciences undergraduates. Biochemical Education, 26 (2). pp. 121-123. ISSN 0307-4412

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Abstract

Examination performance of first-year biological sciences undergraduates (n = 152) was found to be statistically significantly (p <0.0005) correlated with lecture attendance. This correlation was particularly strong for non-Anglophone and UK ethnic minority students (r = 0.603), compared to white UK students (r = 0.276). On the basis of this we suggest that lectures are an important contribution to equal opportunities in undergraduate courses. (C) 1998 IUBMB. Published by Elsevier Science Ltd. All rights reserved.

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Biochemical Education
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30 Sep 2013 12:19
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