Grant, D., & Hines, R. (2009). Connecting with High Risk Black Males through Web-based Mentoring: Potential for Practice-The Black Male School Experience. Journal of Special Education Technology, 24(4), 54.
The article discusses a study on the effectiveness of Web-based mentoring in addressing the academic and affective needs of African American male students. Web-based mentoring is also known as electronic (e)-mentoring and has resulted from the emergence of electronic (e)-mail communications. K-12 schools have been using e-mentoring to connect their students with experts who can offer guidance, support, and intellectual resources that are related to school-based projects. The study was conducted to determine whether Web-based technology could replace traditional face-to-face communication.
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