Colleges and universities can help alleviate the burden students face every day, including restructuring mental health support on campus, providing options for digital learning, encouraging teachers to apply trauma-informed teaching practices, and connecting students with the resources they need to thrive.
This playbook presents six concrete strategies for academic leaders, college-level leaders, and instructional design staff to adopt now to better support their online adjunct faculty and the community of students and learners in their classrooms.
The equity review tool is designed for educators striving to create more validating and affirming learning experiences and environments for students. Using this tool, educators will be able to develop and evaluate their resources and the language they use to ensure they are asset-based and supportive of a more equitable teaching and learning process.
This report describes the Every Learner Everywhere supports for lighthouse institutions, the experiences and accomplishments of course improvement teams at those institutions, and implications for future efforts to improve teaching and learning practices in higher education.
Panelists share tenets to purposefully embed equity, social justice, and inclusion into innovative teaching and learning in face-to-face and virtual spaces.
This document reports the findings of a 2021 survey of administrators about policies and practices that impact online adjunct faculty, equity, access, and quality.
This webinar will highlight the findings of the WCET and OLC Adjunct Faculty Survey and provide research-based recommendations for supporting institutional leaders, support staff who work with adjunct faculty, and adjunct faculty members themselves.
This webinar explores how to develop and design course content that is inclusive of diverse students, perspectives, cultures, and lived experiences.
Presenters discuss the intersection of the Feedback & Assessment and Instructional Strategies domains of the CSU Teaching Effectiveness Framework.
Evidence-based frameworks to welcome and support all students, regardless of their background, abilities, identities, needs, or preferences.
Faculty at HCC led efforts to implement adaptive courseware in introductory mathematics and economics courses.
This report focuses on building the core infrastructure needed for high-quality digital learning and is designed primarily for a mid- to senior-level academic administrators including department chairs, leaders of centers of teaching and learning, technology leaders, and academic leadership.
Chemistry faculty use adaptive learning platforms, static homework, in-class active learning activities, and digital monitoring to enhance student learning and engagement.
In this webcast, our passionate and inspiring conversationalists shared hopes and aspirations for what’s to come for Higher Education in 2022.
Participants consider how to make instructional design decisions that provide an inclusive learning environment.
Dr. Jeremiah J. Sims discusses the impact on students of the Washington State Guided Pathways Initiative in Diversity, Equity, Antiracism, and Leadership (IDEAL) Fellows Program.
A case study on integrating adaptive tools into course redesign provides instructional design support and integrated adaptive technology.
This guide is meant to support leaders as they transition from managing reactively to leading strategically and offers leaders a sustainable institutional model that centers on student equity and success.
This faculty professional learning session helps faculty and educators to identify and engage a strategic set of stakeholders to support a strong implementation plan for adaptive courseware.
Faculty discuss course design choices and pedagogical practices that accompany the effective implementation of adaptive courseware.
Panelists discuss how adaptive courseware supported broader institutional and faculty-led efforts to improve student outcomes.
Students discuss their experiences with adaptive courseware and other learning technologies, and how these have affected their learning in different courses.
Academic leaders share their experiences and advice for approaching, sustaining, and scaling best practices with adaptive learning.
Faculty describe inclusive teaching strategies, alongside digital tools, to help connect the content to the student in meaningful and lasting ways.
This session will explore how faculty leverage real time learning data analytics from adaptive courseware dashboards to guide their instruction.
Faculty and educational researchers describe how to refine and improve courses; evaluate the impact of pedagogical changes; and center quality research design.
Explore how adaptive learning tools and practices can transform math courses to increase student success.
The study suggests that adaptive learning technology helped students who need support with prerequisite concepts, provided tools to help guide students through complex, multistep processes, gave faculty insights into concepts students were struggling with, and reduced the cost of course materials.
An overview of the APLU Winter 2021 Digital-Forward Skills and Roles Workshop, which identified and described emergent digital-forward skill sets and roles.
This case study examines the efforts at three of the seven ATD network colleges participating in the Every Learner Everywhere initiative who focused on these disciplines as part of their efforts to implement adaptive courseware as a tool in gateway courses to help more students persist and succeed.
Faculty at Broward College led implementation and integration of adaptive courseware efforts in introductory course design and activities.
Indian River State College considered adaptive courseware a potentially powerful tool in its ongoing efforts to improve teaching and learning in online instruction and overall engagement and outcomes for students in math, physical sciences, and English.
This report summarizes the work of the Re-Writing Writing workshop where we invited a diverse range of digital learning experts to bring their distributed knowledge of digital tools to a four-session virtual workshop.
Lessons Learned is made up of over 30 recommendations for improving practices in higher education. It asks where unexpected benefits showed themselves among the forced necessity of emergency remote teaching, and it encourages faculty, administrators, and academic and student support colleagues to continue collaborating to remove barriers, improve access, and update methods and tools.
In fall 2020, Digital Promise administered a survey to a group of educators at selected two-year colleges and four-year universities to better understand the teaching practices they employ and the ways in which they use adaptive courseware in their gateway courses.
This presentation explores four dimensions of motivation and feedback, two learning science pillars that engage students in the learning process and fosters long-term memories with active and adaptive learning.
Learn about the development and impact of the Internet of Everything (IoE) SMART technologies (EduGadget) of mobile devices, smartphones, wearables, and virtual – augmented reality.
Time for Class is a comprehensive longitudinal survey of 4,000+ higher education faculty and administrators, fielded since 2014 by Tyton Partners.
Seven colleges implement adaptive courseware in gateway math courses and find it is a necessary corequisite in supporting student success.
Faculty at Cuyahoga Community College led efforts to implement and then scale adaptive courseware for gateway courses in more than a half-dozen disciplines.
Faculty in several disciplines at Lorain County Community College explored the use of adaptive courseware, ultimately implementing it in a gateway statistics course and several business courses.
Neuroeducation strategies can help faculty feel more effective, create a warm and equitable learning environment, and improve student outcomes.
A discussion about teaching equitably with strategies to combat some of the inequities that exist within the field of English Composition.
An overview of the tips and best practices for initiating an intentional movement to improve equity in gateway courses within your department.
Learn about the work of faculty at the University of Central Florida who improved accessibility and equity through the adoption of adaptive learning practices.
How personalized digital learning technology can support evidence-based teaching.
How to create an inclusive and equitable learning environment in psychology.
A discussion about strategies for teaching equitably in mathematics to combat some of the inequities that exist within the field.
A discussion about equitable and inclusive practices for chemistry education with strategies to combat some of the inequities that exist within the field.
Learn directly from students what it means to create an engaging and inclusive classroom and learning environment.
An overview of how continuous improvement strategies in our educational process and practice can be used to improve student engagement and increase academic success.
This playbook offers authentic and easily implementable strategies to help instructors to care for their students and ensure their success in the classroom and beyond.
By integrating teaching and design principles, this guide assists faculty in positively impacting student learning, especially for students who are minoritized because of race, gender, disability, or socioeconomic status.
This brief explores how pedagogical, content, and mindset changes can reduce obstacles for minoritized students and support equity in biology.
This brief shares how asset-based instruction, fostering student belonging, active learning, and flexible and differentiated coursework can reduce equity gaps in chemistry.
This brief explores how adjusting pedagogy, and eliminating linguistic bias can support equity in English composition courses.
This brief recommends resources to inform teaching to account for linguistic diversity and ability and promote a more equitable academic environment for students in English composition courses.
This brief suggests diverse pathways, student-centeredness, and bias training to close equity gaps in mathematics courses.
Joel Amidon is on a mission is to lead people to love others through teaching, providing solutions for equity in math courses.
Getting Started With Equity: A Guide for Academic Department Leaders has a very specific purpose, which is to serve as a first step for department chairs to develop and curate an educational environment that is simultaneously justice-centered and equity-advancing.
Every Learner Student Fellows overview of their internship with Intentional Futures centering student voice.
The purpose of the review is to identify institutional, instructional, and learning practices mediated by educational technologies that positively influence the success of certain racial and ethnic groups of American students.
This guide moves beyond getting started with blended learning to help educators realize the best of online and onsite instruction and implement research-driven techniques to positively influence student outcomes.
Student Leaders Speak documents a national snapshot of diverse college students, including many who are first-generation as they reflect on their lives, their learning, their digital experiences, their challenges, their setbacks and their triumphs.
A panel discussion about Evidence-based teaching strategies that center equity in online and hybrid modalities.
In this webinar, learn simple teaching strategies to help students take charge of their learning and ensure all students master content.
Expert insight and tips on designing online courses with equity and engagement at the forefront.
Active and adaptive learning strategies can engage students in blended and online environments, resulting in improved student outcomes and success.
Instructors share their experiences in redesigning Elementary Spanish through a university initiative focused on increasing student success in gateway courses.
This fall 2020 survey explores the impact COVID had on higher education faculty in STEM fields and how that experience informed their opinions of online education’s effectiveness..
In this session we address key learnings about instructional practices and student learning outcomes, usage of digital tools and impact on faculty time, and share key challenges we must continue to confront as well as the strategies faculty and institutions are deploying to better ensure that every learner everywhere is able to learn.
In this live Q&A panel, participants engage with Every Learner Everywhere Expert Network professionals to discuss equitable and inclusive teaching practices and digital learning to foster student-centered learning.
This session facilitates participant discussion on how to connect local environmental and climate justice issues to STEM concepts.
An overview of strategies and tools that engage students’ prior knowledge and supports their performance by differentiating the content, process and assessments.
This guide features numerous links to resources academic administrators can draw from to effectively support a continuously improved teaching and learning environment that is sustainable for years to come.
In this live Q&A panel, participants get answers to their remote teaching questions.
Three reports in a series designed to understand the ongoing impact of COVID-19 on teaching and learning in higher ed.
Rich media tools and thoughtful student-student, student-teacher, and student-content interactions can be powerful tools in online course design that inform “how we teach” and underpin successful use of technology in the online learning environment.
Insights on teaching in a time of Covid from Digital Promise’s Survey of Student Perceptions of Remote Teaching and Learning in May 2020.
A virtual educator professional development session exploring why trauma-aware teaching must center diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Principles and practices for cultivating an equitable and engaging virtual learning environment.
A brief exploration on how faculty can position cultural knowledge and centering identity as a cognitive tool.
An overview of design principles and tools to apply reflective approaches to any course to redesign learning for racial justice and equity.
Panel discussion of equitable teaching practices and digital learning that foster student-centered learning and cultivate a culture of inclusion.
How advances in digital courseware paired with evidence-based, equity-first, innovative teaching can better serve today’s students.
Faculty discuss adaptive learning in science and how tools and practices can transform courses to increase student success.
Faculty and administrators at Indian River State College discuss transitions to adaptive learning during the 2019-2020 school year.
This case study looks at how biology students can make test bank questions relevant by co-writing them
This case study looks at how one professor is increasing Course Success in economics through Student Engagement and Active Learning.
This report describes results from Digital Promise’s national, random-sample survey of more than 1,000 college students whose coursework moved suddenly from in-person to completely online
Faculty share how they coordinated the redesign of their developmental math courses using adaptive learning courseware to successfully improve course Drop/Fail/Withdrawal rates.
This webinar conversation highlights how students can navigate an unknown fall academic year and how administration can support students.
A webinar focused on supporting faculty, staff, and students during the closure of community college campuses across the United States during the Covid-19 pandemic.
A webinar focused on supporting faculty, staff, and students during the closure of community college campuses across the United States during the Covid-19 pandemic.
In this webinar, the APLU follows up with two provosts four weeks into the pandemic and how they’re planning for teaching remotely in the summer and fall terms.
A webinar focused on supporting faculty, staff, and students during the closure of community college campuses across the United States during the Covid -19 pandemic.
The report Every Learner Everywhere & Lighthouse Institutions shares first-year experiences of 2- and 4-year colleges piloting new versions of gateway courses incorporating adaptive learning.
This analysis identified seven major and three secondary trends in digital learning innovation. The goal of adaptive learning and OER implementations is to advance institutional efforts in providing access and quality while improving student success.
The New Learning Compact Framework is a cohesive resource that includes: Core Values, Core Principles, Inquiry Questions for Self-assessment and Planning, and Guidelines for Implementation and Evaluation.
In this webinar, faculty discuss the resources needed for a successful implementation of adaptive courseware and the importance of the relationship with a courseware vendor.