Educational Technology

December 29, 2017

Athletes, other students find flexibility with online education

Filed under: Educational Technology — admin @ 12:40 am

By Brant Wilkerson, Winston-Salem Journal

In the eyes of the NCAA, there’s no difference between traditional, online or home-school classes – so long as they receive approval from the NCAA’s Eligibility Center. “High school students in general – not just student-athletes – complete more online and/or blended courses than before,” NCAA spokesperson Michelle Hosick said. College basketball player Marvin Bagley III has done that, completing four online classes during the summer to reclassify to enter Duke as a freshman in August instead of going through a senior year at Sierra Canyon School in Chatsworth, Calif.

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