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.
--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.