Digital Learning & Courseware

Supporting Student Success at the Course Level

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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.

Every Learner 2021 Annual Report

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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.

APLU Adapt 2021: Finding the Right Fit

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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.

APLU Adapt 2021: Opening Plenary

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An opening plenary on the critical role technology plays in increasing access to educational and employment opportunities for post-secondary learners.

A Case Study of Adaptive Learning Technology in Science

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.

Adaptive Courseware as a Tool to Master Complex Concepts

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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.

Re-Writing Writing

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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: A Toolkit for Post-Pandemic Higher Education with Equity and Student Care at the Center

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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.

Teaching Practices of Faculty Adopting Adaptive Courseware

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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.

Teaching with a Cobot, not a Robot

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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.

Emerging SMART Technologies

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Learn about the development and impact of the Internet of Everything (IoE) SMART technologies (EduGadget) of mobile devices, smartphones, wearables, and virtual – augmented reality.

Planning for a Blended Future

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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 2021

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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.

Every Learner Everywhere, Any Place, Any Time?

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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.

Case Study: Colorado State University

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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.

Learning Analytics Strategy Toolkit

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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

The Equity Imperative and Social Justice

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Barbara Means of Digital Promise presents findings from a survey of students learning remotely and offers solutions for bridging the digital divide at the University of the District of Columbia.

Digital Learning Innovation Trends

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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.

Scaling Adaptive Courseware for Student Success

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In this webinar, faculty share their experiences at scaling adaptive courseware, reducing section variability, and supporting the implementation of adaptive courseware through Centers for Teaching & Learning.

The New Learning Compact

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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.

Digital Learning ROI Resources

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The Digital Learning ROI Resources are a set of issue briefs and case studies designed to help postsecondary institutions develop a comprehensive approach to measuring return on investment (ROI).