Handbook of Research on Learning Outcomes and Opportunities in the Digital Age
Although there are Federal programs that are intended to assist a wide range of people with getting a college education, the educational attainment statistics confirm that these programs are not reaching the students who are the least apt to go to college. This chapter describes how technology enabled 52 inner-city high school students, 49% of whom had cumulative high school grade point averages (GPA) that were between 1.0 and 1.9 points, to be dually enrolled in an online college class and their online high school classes. The class average for the quizzes the students completed was 88% and the students who took the final exam scored, on average, 86%. There were some unexpected delays and difficulties along the way, but the students performed at a college level in a difficult class.
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Place of Publication
Brahler, C. Jayne, "Technology Paved the Road for Students in a High-School Dropout Recovery Program to an Online College Class" (2015). Physical Therapy Faculty Publications. 50.
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