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Adaptive Courseware as a Tool to Master Complex Concepts

A Case Study of Adaptive Learning Technology in Business and the Social Sciences

Gateway courses in business and social sciences such as economics, accounting, tax law, business management, and psychology require students to master complex concepts through lengthy readings.  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. The study suggests that when integrated into these courses adaptive courseware can provide a uniform approach to units and modules and help students master unfamiliar material as they progress through the courses, keep content in these dynamic disciplines current, and help faculty keep students engaged and on track.

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Achieving the Dream. (2021, October 6). Every Learner Everywhere Case Study: Adaptive Learning in Business and Social Science Courses. Every Learner Everywhere.

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