Spotlight on Credit Recovery and Online Learning
On Credit Recovery and Online Learning
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The Education Week Spotlight on Credit Recovery and Online Learning is a collection of articles hand-picked by our editors including:
- Motivating underachieving students with online credit-recovery courses
- Re-examining "seat-time" requirements for students taking online courses
- Providing support and resources to students enrolled in virtual classes
- Using competency-based learning and technology to prepare for the common-core assessments
- Testing blended learning models to determine which work best
- Requiring e-courses for graduation
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Developers of credit-recovery courses are constantly trying to figure out what will motivate underachieving students.
January 12, 2011 – Education Week
As Boston, Chicago, and New York look to online credit-recovery programs, some say state "seat-time" rules need re-examining.
July 14, 2010 – Education Week
Online education can offer at-risk students a fresh start and welcome flexibility, but they also need support to help them take responsibility for their own learning.
August 24, 2011 – Education Week
Educators using competency-based education coupled with technology will have a head start in preparing for common-core assessments, experts say.
October 17, 2012 – Digital Directions
But more research is needed to determine the effectiveness of the evolving models, and to identify which ones work best for which types of students.
October 24, 2012 – Education Week
Mandates that seek to prepare students for the demands of college and the workforce may also increase demand for e-learning.
August 29, 2012 – Education Week
The 2012 online teacher of the year says her virtual connection with students is stronger than it was in the traditional classroom.
June 13, 2012 – Digital Directions