This guide outlines necessary components to adopting and utilizing digital learning tools equitably for postsecondary digital learning.
The Equity and Digital Learning Student survey helps higher education departments and faculty self-assess course efficacy.
This strategy guide is a resource for faculty to onboard students to using digital courseware as part of the learning experience.
This strategy guide provides faculty with four proven strategies for using data-informed instruction.
This strategy guide walks faculty through a 6-step process of designing a course that maximizes student learning.
This report synthesizes commentary, research, and original interviews about how higher education has grappled with disaggregating and using student data to confront and close equity gaps for particular student populations.
A webinar for faculty support staff and academic leaders who support faculty redesigning courses and leverage educational technologies.
In this webinar, join your peers in deep discussions about the pedagogical challenges facing faculty who are teaching within the sciences.
In this webinar, join your peers in deep discussions about the pedagogical challenges facing faculty who are teaching writing.
In this webinar, join your peers in deep discussions about the pedagogical challenges facing faculty who are teaching mathematics.
A diverse panel consisting of both faculty members and students will discuss their unique perspectives on several pedagogical approaches.
Time for Class 2022 examines how faculty and institutional leaders are using instructional materials to implement teaching practices that can improve student learning and outcomes, especially for students historically underserved by higher education. This report reviews how digital learning in high-enrollment introductory courses can enable instructors to incorporate evidence-based teaching practices and work to close equity gaps in courses.
Developers of the Equity Evaluation Tool walk through the evaluation process to show how you can use it to make your course content equity-centered.
Learn how digital learning tools can give both faculty and students an edge in a time of academic upheaval.
Learn how blended learning supports students and how institutions can future-proof themselves by building the infrastructure for blended degree programs.
Representatives from institutions that implemented digital learning discuss how these technologies improved student success in lower level courses.
In this webinar, participants engage in dialogue and discourse with panelists about co-creating environments that support and humanize students’ academic experiences while affirming their strengths and potential in the classroom.
This session will include administrator, faculty and student perspectives of the benefits and challenges of integrating active and adaptive pedagogy into gateway courses.
This report is an executive summary of the findingins following the implementation of digital learning tools at seven community colleges.
Full report of digital learning adoption in seven community colleges in the ATD network.
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.
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.
A case study on applying adaptive learning technology in English Composition to help more students persist and succeed.
A case study on integrating adaptive tools into course redesign provides instructional design support and integrated adaptive technology.
This year our network has prioritized increasing our knowledge and capacity for equity and racial justice work along with centering equity and racial justice in our resources and services. In addition to our personal and professional equity work, we have spent this last year inviting students into our work.
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.
In this session, faculty and academic leadership share the process of evaluating, selecting, or building adaptive courseware to be implemented in their courses and on their campuses.
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.
Van Davis, Every Learner Everywhere shares Key Takeaways & Call to Action from ADAPT 2021.
Faculty discuss course design choices and pedagogical practices that accompany the effective implementation of adaptive courseware.
Students discuss their experiences with adaptive courseware and other learning technologies, and how these have affected their learning in different courses.
An opening plenary on the critical role technology plays in increasing access to educational and employment opportunities for post-secondary learners.
Academic leaders share their experiences and advice for approaching, sustaining, and scaling best practices with adaptive learning.
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.
Miami Dade College: Integrating Adaptive Courseware as Part of a Comprehensive Redesign of a Gateway Math Course
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.
Faculty share experiences of developing and implementing active, interactive, and adaptive introductory physics courses. The design allows students to work at their own pace, choosing support items presented to them via the adaptive feature of the course, and explore concepts through simulations with activities.
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.
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 design an adaptive Biology course with effectiveness and scale in mind to change student outcomes.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Instructors share their experiences in redesigning Elementary Spanish through a university initiative focused on increasing student success in gateway courses.
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.
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.
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.
Combining active learning with adaptive courseware leads to a statistically significant reduction of DFW grades in foundational courses.
Stakeholder engagement and close collaboration important to the adaptive courseware implementation process.
A case study at Colorado State University (CSU), found the use of active learning and adaptive courseware, along with an intentional faculty development program, are key in the implementation of adaptive courseware.
How advances in digital courseware paired with evidence-based, equity-first, innovative teaching can better serve today’s students.
The DETA Research Toolkit 2.0 provides resources and tools to move research beyond the traditional paradigms and to explore innovative methodologies.
This extensive resource will provide you with practical strategies and resources to implement adaptive courseware with an equity-minded and student-centered approach.
Faculty discuss adaptive learning in science and how tools and practices can transform courses to increase student success.
This is the second report in an ongoing series designed to understand the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on teaching and learning in higher ed.
This case study looks at how active learning and learning analytics can improve student success in biology courses.
This case study on elementary Spanish looks at how to customize a course for a students by involving them in review and updates.
Faculty discuss how they’ve brought adaptive learning into their courses, and how it has altered teaching and learning for them and their students.
This case study looks at how biology students can make test bank questions relevant by co-writing them
This case study looks at removing barriers and increasing student success in college algebra.
This case study looks at how Calculus faculty are improving student success through multi-section coordination.
This case study looks at how one professor is increasing Course Success in economics through Student Engagement and Active Learning.
This resource provides suggestions for breaking down those barriers to international students in online learning.
Faculty and staff from various ATD colleges share their experiences implementing adaptive learning at their colleges
This case study from the University of Louisville demonstrates their approach to leveraging adaptive courseware to improve course design.
For all students to have an equal opportunity to succeed, instructors must personalize learning rather than teach to a fictional average student. Learning analytics has the potential to assist instructors …
This survey is designed to help higher education stakeholders gain an understanding of digital learning tools for increasing affordability and accessibility for students.
This case study from Georgia State University demonstrates their approach to scaling adaptive courseware and the effective use of analytics.