Using technology to support postsecondary student learning: a practice guide for college and university administrators, advisors, and faculty


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Despite increasing college enrollment and growing diversity of the college student population, college completion rates are low. Many colleges are exploring ways to leverage technology to improve student retention and increase the educational options for and success of their diverse student bodies. Colleges are using technology to improve the quality of student learning; make active and engaging learning available throughout institutional offerings; and help students become more successful learners. This practice guide, developed by the What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) in conjunction with...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Teaching and learning; Technology; Outcomes; Providers of education and training

Keywords: Learning support; Postsecondary education; Teaching method; Learning method; Online learning; Educational practice; Instructional design

Geographic subjects: United States; North America

Published: Washington, District of Columbia: National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, Institute of Education Sciences, US Department of Education, 2019

Physical description: 104 p.

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Statement of responsibility: Panel: Nada Dabbagh (Chair), Randall Bass, M. J. Bishop, Anthony G. Picciano, Jennifer Sparrow, Staff: Sarah Costelloe, Kristen Cummings, Brian Freeman, Michael Frye, Allan Porowski, Sandra Jo Wilson

Resource type: Guide

Document number: TD/TNC 138.410

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