Educators discuss how online courses can help meet underserved students’ needs and fulfill course requirements
By Meris Stansbury, Assistant Editor, eSchool News
As online learning becomes more of a strategic resource for K-12 and higher-education institutions to supplement traditional courses, education leaders are starting to discuss how online learning can help support minority students’ instructional needs.
In a recent webinar hosted by the North American Council for Online Learning (NACOL), titled “Increasing Academic Offerings for Minority Students through Online Learning,” panelists Ray Rose, director of programs at MentorNet, Sharnell Jackson, chief eLearning officer for the Chicago Public Schools, and Themy Sparangis, chief technology officer for the Los Angeles Unified School District, discussed how schools can leverage online learning programs to provide high-quality educational opportunities for underrepresented populations. (leer más…)