Does online learning impede degree completion? A national study of community college students

  title={Does online learning impede degree completion? A national study of community college students},
  author={Peter Shea and Temi Bidjerano},
  journal={Computers & Education},
Using a nationally representative sample (The Beginning Postsecondary Student Survey, BPS 04/09), this study examined the associations between enrollment in credit-bearing distance education courses and degree attainment. We sought to determine whether US students enrolled in distance education courses during their first year of study at a community college tend to complete a degree (certificate, associate, or bachelor’s) at significantly lower rates than those who were not enrolled in such… CONTINUE READING
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