Online Learning: Does It Help Low-Income and Underprepared Students? CCRC Brief. Number 52.

@inproceedings{Jaggars2011OnlineLD,
  title={Online Learning: Does It Help Low-Income and Underprepared Students? CCRC Brief. Number 52.},
  author={Shanna Smith Jaggars},
  year={2011}
}
Advocates of online learning are optimistic about its potential to promote greater access to college by reducing the cost and time of commuting and, in the case of asynchronous approaches, by allowing students to study on a schedule that is optimal for them. This goal of improved access has been one of the top motivators for postsecondary institutions to expand their distance education offerings, which has in turn helped drive a strong increase in online course enrollments over the last decade… CONTINUE READING

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