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About the Shakespeare Online Usage Report
Since the launch of the sites in October 2010, many hundreds of teachers and thousands of students have experienced Shakespeare Online in their classrooms and homes. This report summarizes user information collected by Oxford University Press Canada from September 2011 to June 2012. The three data sources for this report are: a June 2012 Teacher User Survey, a June 2012 Student User Survey, and website analytics collected between September 2011 and June 2012.
A Summary of Student Feedback
In the first year, both teacher and student response to Shakespeare Online was overwhelmingly positive. Overall satisfaction levels among teachers and students were very high, and both groups believed use of the websites improved student engagement and performance.
99% of students said Shakespeare Online was useful in studying the play.
98% of students said that teachers should use Shakespeare Online again
98% of teachers had a positive experience using Shakespeare Online
97% of teachers said Shakespeare Online increased student engagement and made Shakespeare more accessible to more students
96% of teachers said Shakespeare Online increased critical evaluation and enhanced basic understanding.