Texas Tech University

How my small-town Texas school created a world-class a Course Access Program

Foundation for Excellence in Education

December 11, 2015

Foundation for Excellence in Education - Small towns certainly have their charm. But they also present challenges, especially when offering diverse courses and quality teachers to students in rural areas.

While running this initial program, I went back to school for my graduate degree through Texas Tech Online. As an online student, I found my favorite classes were those where the instructor knew me and was open to being contacted for any questions. It was encouraging and motivating to know there was an actual person cheering me on and working to ensure I learned. And I realized I wanted to offer the same experience to each of my students.

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