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Case Study: Colorado State University

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.

Over the last 15 years, CSU has implemented Student Success Initiatives (SSI) to increase graduation rates American Indian, Asian American, Black, Latino, and Pacific Islander students, first generation college students, and Pell-eligible students. The University’s Office of Institutional Research, Planning and Effectiveness identified foundational general education courses as key indicators of academic success for first-year students. The APLU Adaptive Courseware Grant was an opportunity to support the SSI by providing personalized learning to CSU students, and support faculty seeking to revise their courses around research-based teaching practices.

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Charleston, K., Buchan, T. and O’Sullivan, P. (2020, November 18) Case Study: Colorado State University [Case Study] Every Learner Everywhere.

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