Cohort (educational group)

For other senses of this word, see cohort (disambiguation).

A cohort is a group of students who work through a curriculum together to achieve the same academic degree together. Cohortians are the individual members of such a group.[1][2]

Cohorts have become popular in online education as a way to address the lack of traditional social interaction that is common in on-site education.[3]


  1. Williams, Brian. (2013). "Cohort XV Synthesis Presentation" Lecture July 20, 2013, at Stephen F. Austin State University. Nacogdoches, Texas.
  3. "Cohorts in Online Courses". eLearners. eLearners. 2012-04-02. Retrieved 2013-10-23. Description of the value of cohorts, especially in online education

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