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Table 4 Survey responses from students who did not attend any lectures

From: No apparent association between lecture attendance or accessing lecture recordings and academic outcomes in a medical laboratory science course

If you did not attend lectures, why not? n = 25, rp = 22
I don’t like the lecture time – it was too early 17 (77%)
Too far to travel for lecture 11 (50%)
When assessment tasks were due, they took preference over lecture attendance 11 (50%)
I had too few timetabled classes that day and didn’t want to come in for just those 9 (41%)
Other personal commitments made it difficult to get to lectures 8 (36%)
Work commitments made it difficult to get to lectures 8 (36%)
I don’t consider the lecturer adds to the material given on the PowerPoints 5 (23%)
I don’t like the lecture theatre environment 3 (14%)
Prefer online learning environment 1 (5%)
If you did not attend lectures, why did you access the recordings instead of attending lectures n = 25, rp = 25
I didn’t like the lecture time – it was too early 22 (88%)
When assessment tasks were due, they took preference over lecture attendance 14 (56%)
I had too few timetables classes that day and didn’t want to come in for just those 12 (48%)
Too far to travel for lectures 12 (48%)
Work commitments made it difficult to get to lectures 9 (36%)
Other personal commitments made it difficult to get to lectures 8 (32%)
I prefer the flexibility of online recordings 6 (24%)
I don’t like the lecture theatre environment 4 (16%)
I don’t consider the lecturer adds to the material given on the PowerPoints 4 (16%)
I chose to rely on cramming the lecture material at the end of semester using the lecture recordings 2 (8%)
Prefer online learning environments 1 (4%)
  1. n is the number of students in this group, rp is the number of responders in the group
  2. Answers are number of responding students (group percentage)