November 17, 2006
Underrepresented Students Benefit Most From 'Engagement'
Annual survey of involvement in college life also finds high levels of interaction between distance learners and faculty members
Students who participate in collaborative learning and educational activities outside the classroom and who interact more with faculty members get better grades, are more satisfied with their education, and are more likely to remain in college. But the gains from those practices are even greater for students from underrepresented racial and ethnic