Private Tutoring’s Role on Helping Students: An Analyzation of Educational Panel Survey from a Junior High School in the Chinese Rural Area

  •  Jiyun Cheng    


Based on a panel survey filled by seventh grade students, who studied in Shaxi Middle School located in Shaxi, Yunnan, China, after completing a semester of Online English Peer Tutoring Program, the research applied the data collected, including English Exam grades and background information, with Regression and Z-score to analyze the effectiveness of Private Tutoring. The analysis yields the following findings: private tutoring is effective for all students regardless of natural abilities and gender. By putting gender and mid-term exam grades into the regression, participants have an average of 2.161 percent points higher than non-participants. Also, male students benefit more from tutoring.

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  • ISSN(Print): 1927-5250
  • ISSN(Online): 1927-5269
  • Started: 2012
  • Frequency: bimonthly

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