Category: Enhancing Access for Underrepresented Learners


Supporting Equity in Education for Underrepresented Learners

Educational institutions lead in the construction and dissemination of knowledge. The responsibility of supporting underrepresented learners in their pursuit of knowledge includes proactive and collaborative action. Higher education was once considered a tool for social mobility but now reinforces the social and economic divide. Earning an education was a promise to level the playing field


Bridging Distance for Young Students with Disabilities in Online Learning

This virtual video presentation reviews literature on how to engage young students with disabilities in effective learning and discusses how this research can be applied to developing lessons for online teaching. Many teachers have reported their struggle to engage young children, especially children with disabilities in synchronous online learning activities. When teachers needed to take


Supporting English Language Learners in Our Classrooms

The United States has an increasing number of students with a native language other than English. Educators today must be prepared to teach and support these students academically and socially-emotionally. As we know, it is important to ensure learners have natural opportunities to speak in their native language but not all educators have a clear


Factors Influencing Mobile Learning in Selected Universities in Nigeria and the United States

The prevalence of mobile devices in today’s society has made mobile learning a fast-spreading alternative to face to face education for underserved learners. Even though it operates on low information communication technology infrastructure ( ICTI), a favorable feature for successful implementation of mobile learning especially in rural areas with less internet infrastructure such as rural