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Time for Class 2022

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July 2022

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.

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Supporting Student Success at the Course Level

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March 2022

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.

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Planning for a Blended Future

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May 2021

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.

Caring for the Whole Student

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June 2022

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.

Supporting Online Adjunct Faculty Across Institutional Roles

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June 2022

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.

Equity Review Tool

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April 2022

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.

Supporting Adjunct Faculty: Research-based Recommendations

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February 2022

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.

APLU Adapt 2021: Faculty Professional Learning

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December 2021

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.

APLU Adapt 2021: Teaching Matters

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December 2021

Faculty discuss course design choices and pedagogical practices that accompany the effective implementation of adaptive courseware.

APLU Adapt 2021: Lighting the Way

APLU Adapt 2021: Lighting the Way

December 2021

Academic leaders share their experiences and advice for approaching, sustaining, and scaling best practices with adaptive learning.

A Case Study of Adaptive Learning Technology in Science

October 2021

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.

Strategic Staffing for a Digital Future

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October 2021

An overview of the APLU Winter 2021 Digital-Forward Skills and Roles Workshop, which identified and described emergent digital-forward skill sets and roles.

Adaptive Courseware as a Tool to Master Complex Concepts

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October 2021

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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August 2021

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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August 2021

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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August 2021

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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July 2021

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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June 2021

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 2021

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June 2021

Time for Class is a comprehensive longitudinal survey of 4,000+ higher education faculty and administrators, fielded since 2014 by Tyton Partners.

A Discipline Brief for Equity in Chemistry

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June 2021

This brief shares how asset-based instruction, fostering student belonging, active learning, and flexible and differentiated coursework can reduce equity gaps in chemistry.

Student Leaders Speak 2021

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May 2021

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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March 2021

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.

Ask An Expert Live Q & A: Inclusive Teaching

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February 2021

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.

Transform Engagement: Interaction and Online Course Design

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January 2021

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.

Case Study: Colorado State University

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November 2020

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.

Suddenly Online: National Undergraduate Survey

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July 2020

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

Case Study: Northern Arizona University

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March 2020

This case study from Northern Arizona University demonstrates the increase in student success that can result from the implementation of adaptive courseware.