Student Attitudes: Online Learning

  • Nearly 60 percent of students in grades 9 to 12 have either taken a course online or are interested in doing so.
  • Getting extra help in a subject is the most popular reason students in grades 6 to 8 would consider taking a class online.
  • For both grade groups, math is the course that the largest number of students report taking online.

Drill Down

Drill Down

Drill Down

Drill Down--Data courtesy of Speak Up, an annual national research project that surveys K-12 students, teachers, parents, and administrators. Speak Up is produced by Project Tomorrow, a national education nonprofit organization providing leadership, research, and programming to support science, math, and technology education in America’s schools.

This article originally appeared in the 02/01/2009 issue of THE Journal.

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