Full name



Full name

Student online engagement

Var. 1

Login into the e-class.

Student content analysis

Var. 30

Course keywords used.

Var. 2

Participate in the e-learning forums.

Var. 31

Question context.

Var. 3

Starts a new thread in the forums.

Var. 32

Answer context.

Var. 4

Reads a thread from a classmate.

Var. 33

Comment context.

Var. 5

Votes on a post reply as “LIKE”.

Var. 34

Disputation comment.

Var. 6

Votes on a post reply as “DISLIKE”.

Var. 35

Cumulative comment.

Var. 7

Receivesa “LIKE” reply.

Var. 36

Exploratory comment.

Var. 8

Receives a “DISLIKE” reply.

Var. 37

Effective interaction.

Var. 9

Starts a thread that a classmate votes up.

Var. 38

Ineffective interaction.

Var. 10

Starts a thread that a classmate votes down.

Tutors online engagement

Var. 39

Answer a question.

Var. 11

Enters the online quizzes.

Var. 40

Give a comment.

Var. 12

Solves the online questions.

Var. 41

Start a thread.

Var. 13

Answers the online question at first instance.

E-course design

Var. 42

Number of questions provided.

Student self-regulation

Var. 14


Var. 43

Number of hours per week required from a student.

Var. 15


Var. 44

Personalized (relevant to student background).

Var. 16


University support

Var. 45

System downtime.

Var. 17


Var. 46

Low participated student identification.

Var. 18


Var. 47

High participated student identification.

Var. 19


Var. 48

System bandwidth.

Var. 20


Var. 49

Emails send to the student.

Var. 21

Goal oriented.

Var. 50

Emails send to the tutor.

Var. 22


Student information

Var. 51

Year of admission.

Student background

Var. 23

GPA before the e-course.

Var. 52

Semester of admission.

Var. 24

Average grades of prerequisite courses for the e-course.

Var. 53

Total credit hours.

Var. 25

High School GPA.

Var. 54

Number of warnings.

Var. 26

Family education.

Var. 55

Student status.

Var. 27

Number of family members.

Var. 56

Over all GPA.

Var. 28

Family income.

Var. 29

Residency location.