Who Has Access?

Who Has Access to Online Learning?

The Future of Online Learning

We cannot forget the communities that will be left out of the online learning age as they do not have the means to access online learning. A computer system and internet access are key for distance learners. “African American students reported positive attitudes toward computers; however, their attitudes reflected anxiety, lack of confidence, and little use for online learning experiences.” (Okwumabua, Walker, Hu, and Watson 2011)

Okwumabua, T. M., Walker, K. M., Hu, X., & Watson, A. (2011). An Exploration of African American Students’ Attitudes Toward Online Learning. Urban Education, 46(2), 241–250. https://doi.org/10.1177/0042085910377516