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RODRIGUEZ ALBOR, Gustavo; GOMEZ LORDUY, Viviana  and  ARIZA DAU, Marco. Quality of higher education for distance and virtual learning: An analysis of academic performance in Colombia. Investig. desarro. [online]. 2014, vol.22, n.1, pp.79-120. ISSN 0121-3261.

Abstract This work aimed at comparing the quality of the traditional or classroom educative system with the non-traditional conformed by off campus educa-tion (EAD from now on) and virtual education in Colombia, due to the fact that each of them use different methodologies, learning strategies and other infrastructure requirements, the results obtained by undergraduate students in the SABER PRO 2010 test were used. The central idea was to determine the existence of statistically significant differences between the traditional and non-traditional education modalities (EAD and Virtual) in terms of quality, more specifically at academic performance level-

Keywords : Education; Colombia; traditional education; off campus educa-tion; virtual education..

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