02. Why Online Classes Matter

About This Episode:

What role do online classes play in students’ ability to graduate? This episode examines how online classes improve access to and progression through college. Through the stories of two students, Melissa Holt and Angelika Esser, and insights from two online education research pioneers, Karen Swan and Karen Vignare, this episode will examine the impact that “choice” has in earning a college degree.

Resources for this episode:

James, Scott; Swan, Karen; Daston, Cassandra. Retention, Progression and the Taking of Online Courses. Online Learning, [S.l.], v. 20, n. 2, dec. 2015. Available at: https://olj.onlinelearningconsortium.org/index.php/olj/article/view/780.

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