Technology with low-income families

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By: pabadie (125 month(s) ago)

Joanna, Eye opening. Thank you for using current work (2011) in your slide deck. I have been frustrated in the past that so much of what we have seen to base our learning on is over ten years old.

By: vcosgrove (126 month(s) ago)

I would agree that many low income families lack technology and experience. The only exposure some students get to technology is when they are at school.

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Technology with low-income families:

Technology with low-income families By Joanna Cross

Online Advanced Placement Courses: Experiences of Rural and Low-Income High School Students. WCALO Special Studies.:

Online Advanced Placement Courses: Experiences of Rural and Low - Income High School Students . WCALO Special Studies. Problems include- Lack of preparation Availability of computers Technology experience Conclusion: Younger students do not benefit as much in a distant school setting, because of their lack of experience. Marcel, Kathleen W., and Boulder, CO. Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education. "Online Advanced Placement Courses: Experiences of Rural and Low-Income High School Students. WCALO Special Studies." (2003): ERIC . EBSCO. Web. 13 Mar. 2011.

Online Learning: Does It Help Low-Income and Underprepared Students? CCRC Working Paper No. 26. Assessment of Evidence Series:

Online Learning: Does It Help Low-Income and Underprepared Students? CCRC Working Paper No. 26. Assessment of Evidence Series Positives Offers flexibility More availability with classes Conclusion: Low- income students in distant higher education benefit because of more possibilities in class choices.. Jaggars , Shanna Smith, and Community College Research Center Columbia University. "Online Learning: Does It Help Low-Income and Underprepared Students? CCRC Working Paper No. 26. Assessment of Evidence Series." Community College Research Center, Columbia University (2011): ERIC . EBSCO. Web. 13 Mar. 2011.

Service-Learning and Persistence of Low-Income, First-Generation College Students: An Exploratory Study:

Service-Learning and Persistence of Low-Income, First-Generation College Students: An Exploratory Study First generation low-income students tend to drop out of college early Service-learning has a positive influence on retention Conclusion: Low-income students benefit from online learning. Yeh , Theresa Ling. "Service-Learning and Persistence of Low-Income, First-Generation College Students: An Exploratory Study." Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning 16.2 (2010): 50-65. ERIC . EBSCO. Web. 14 Mar. 2011.

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