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Online Developmental Education: Who's Ready?

Community College Journal
October 1st, 2005
Publication Author: 
Lisa Petrides, Thad Nodine
Resource Type: 
Articles

The conventional wisdom is that students who are underprepared for college are least likely to access and benefit from online courses. Yet online course oppor- tunities in developmental education are increasing every year. Although there is a need for national research that rigorously examines the effectiveness of online delivery of developmental education, online interactive technologies may offer additional ways to engage some students who might not participate or succeed in traditional modes of classroom learning. 

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