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Supporting First Generation Online Students (Interactive Training Module)

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First generation college students are the first in their families to go to college; neither of their parents have a college degree. When these students register for distance learning courses, they experience additional challenges than those encountered by on-campus first generation students. Characteristically, first generation online students do not starkly differ from on-campus first generation students, but the challenges they face are compounded for the online students, who often have limited if any access to student services and academic support.
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Provider:
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (by: Maricela Garcia Director of Distance Education South Texas College )