Online courses provide scheduling flexibility to students facing scheduling conflicts. Also, they afford opportunities to at-risk students, elite athletes and performers, dropouts, migrant youth, pregnant or incarcerated students, and students who are homebound due to illness or injury or homeschooled, allowing them to study outside the classroom. (Watson, 2007)Why on earth would a researcher link pregnant and incarcerated students? I realize it says "or," but it's still just a bit strange to grammatically combine these two types of students.
by Chris on Sunday, July 13, 2008 - Permalink
Here's a funny quote I read at work today (emphasis added):