Study: Online learning less effective for some
Report contradicts federal study claiming web-based learning is equivalent to or better than face-to-face schooling
By Dennis Carter, Assistant EditorRead more by Denny Carter
Higher education’s embrace of online courses could hurt the performance of some groups of students, according to a study that contradicts the findings of a 2009 report from the U.S. Department of Education (ED) showing that online students perform as well, or better, than their peers in face-to-face settings on average. Read more with registration.