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Table 1 All students enrolled in Phase 1 in 2006 and 2007 – Effect of participation in online formative assessments on End of Course examination marks

From: Integrated online formative assessments in the biomedical sciences for medical students: benefits for learning

     End of Course Examination Marks
Course ≥ 1 attempt N % Mean Mean difference (95% CI) T-Score P value
1 No 99 21.1 60.8 6.0 (3.2, 8.8) 4.2 < .001
  Yes 370 78.9 66.8    
2 No 62 13.4 62.8 3.2 (0.2, 6.2) 2.1 0.037
  Yes 400 86.6 66.0    
3 No 70 15.5 66.0 3.5 (1.2, 5.8) 3.0 0.003
  Yes 392 84.5 69.5    
4 No 90 19.7 59.0 5.5 (3.3, 7.8) 4.3 < .001
  Yes 367 80.3 64.5    
5 No 44 8.6 59.4 6.3 (1.6, 11.0) 2.7 0.009
  Yes 466 91.4 65.7    
6 No 71 14.0 59.6 5.3 (2.4, 8.2) 3.6 < .001
  Yes 436 86.0 64.9    
7 No 122 24.4 61.5 3.6 (1.8, 5.4) 3.9 < .001
  Yes 377 75.6 65.1    
  1. Statistical comparisons of End of Course examination marks between students who had attempted the online formative assessment in each course and those who had not were performed by Student's t-tests.