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Table 2 Impact of online teaching and modified assessment method on academic performance

From: Mental health, learning behaviour and perceived fatigue among university students during the COVID-19 outbreak: a cross-sectional multicentric study in the UAE

Variables   n (%)
Has your GPA improved at the end of Spring 2020 semester? Yes 1090 (76.2)
  No 341 (23.8)
Did the modified assessment reduce your stress associated with home confinement? Yes 1082 (75.6)
  No 349 (24.4)
The most successful type of online assessment Final exam 628 (43.9)
  Case study 470 (32.8)
  Project 715 (50)
  Presentation 647 (45.2)
  Test/quiz 693 (48.4)
  Written assignment 487 (34)
  Open book exam 650 (45.4)
Was the final exam replaced? Yes 369 (25.8)
  No 1062 (74.2)
Which of the following were included in your course to replace an online Spring 2020 final exam? Exam 139 (9.7)
  Case Study 242 (16.9)
  Project 184 (12.9)
  Presentation 126 (8.8)
  Test/quiz 108 (7.5)
  Written assignment 145 (10.1)
  Open book exam (non-FWA) 13 (.9)
The improvement in your GPA was due to: Case Study 428 (29.9)
  Project 732 (51. 3)
  Presentation 552 (38.6)
  Test/quiz 555 (38.8)
  Written assignment 420 (29.6)
  Open book exam (non-FWA) 574 (40.1)