CACP advances educational access and success through research on promising practices for online learning and educational technologies. CACP has undertaken policy research to support new learning models at the postsecondary level, with a specific focus on the role of novel technologies in expanding educational opportunities, including for people with disabilities. In addition, CACP has developed more focused expertise in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education, including efforts to evaluate the efficacy of STEM initiatives.
Nathan Moon and Chris Langston Present at 2014 Accessing Higher Ground
Nathan W. Moon and Chris Langston (CATEA) presented “Connect, Learn, BreakThru: Increasing Outcomes for Students with Disabilities through Virtual World Mentoring” at the 2014 Accessing Higher Ground Conference in Westminster, Colorado, on November 21, 2014. Their presentation highlighted the NSF-supported Georgia STEM Accessibility Alliance (GSAA) at Georgia Tech and the University of Georgia. They discussed the BreakThru project, which focuses on electronic mentoring in the virtual world Second Life to increase access and success of students with disabilities.