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Time for Class 2023

June 2023

This 2023 study – the largest and longest running study monitoring digital learning in higher education – aims to identify the differences between student and institutional stakeholder experiences and preferences to suggest ways institutions and solution providers can address these differences.

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Planning for Academic Continuity

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August 2023

This guide presents results from an analysis of 100 academic continuity plans at U.S. colleges and universities. The results form the basis for recommended academic continuity plan best practices, tools, and templates academic leaders can use to maintain a plan that can be used in both short-term and long-term circumstances.

The Equity-Minded Digital Learning Strategy Guides

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December 2023

The Equity-Minded Digital Learning Strategy Guides help faculty intentionally and authentically affirm, uplift, and liberate students. As higher education continues to address eliminating inequitable outcomes in teaching and learning, these guides will help institutions embed equity, culturally responsive teaching, social justice education, and open pedagogy through evidence-based teaching practices.

A Case Study of Amarillo College

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January 2022

A case study on integrating adaptive tools into course redesign provides instructional design support and integrated adaptive technology. 

Every Learner 2021 Annual Report

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December 2021

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: 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: Opening Plenary

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December 2021

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

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.

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 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.

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.

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

The Equity Imperative and Social Justice

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May 2020

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.