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ERIC Number: EJ768882
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 18
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 29
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1539-1523
A Study of the Effectiveness of the Louisiana Algebra I Online Course
O'Dwyer, Laura M.; Carey, Rebecca; Kleiman, Glenn
Journal of Research on Technology in Education, v39 n3 p289-306 Spr 2007
Student enrollment in K-12 online learning programs showed a tenfold expansion in the years between 2002 and 2005. Despite increased implementation to fulfill critical local needs, there is very little evidence-based research available to inform education leaders' decisions relating to these initiatives. To address the important question of whether online learning can be as effective as traditional face-to-face learning, this research presents the findings from a quasi-experimental design implemented to examine the effect of the Louisiana Algebra I Online initiative on student outcomes. The findings presented suggest that the Louisiana Algebra I Online model is a viable online model for providing effective Algebra I instruction. (Contains 9 tables and 1 footnote.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Louisiana