Join our session Creating Online Environments to Promote Motivation and Learning: Perspectives from Students at the 20th anniversary of Achieving the Dream’s Annual DREAM conference from February 19 to 22, 2024 in Orlando, FL.
January 29, 2024. Happy New Year from the Postsecondary Collaborative! We at the Postsecondary Collaborative are extraordinarily grateful to our institutional partners and advisors for your work with us in 2023 to support faculty and students in online STEM courses. We thank you for your continued partnership and inspiration as we learn about practices to … Continue reading Newsletters
Carlton Fong, a professor of curriculum and instruction at Texas State University, has expertise in motivation, metacognition, and instructional design, with a focus on STEM courses. His work on student agency and how it helps students feel connected to college and motivates them to seek help.
We at the Postsecondary Collaborative are extraordinarily grateful to our institutional partners and advisors for your work with us in 2023 to support faculty and students in online STEM courses. We thank you for your continued partnership and inspiration
Scaling evidence-based education technology (edtech) products in the postsecondary market is challenging. Developers need to figure out how to break into classrooms long dominated by commercial publishers – and how to attract funding when investors tend to focus on the much larger and less fragmented K–12 market.
During my first semester at Wake Tech college, I was not well acquainted with resources such as student success coaches, advisors, and tutoring services. However, once I became aware of them and started using them, I discovered how helpful they can be. New college students face a variety of challenges, and one effective way to overcome these hurdles is to seek help.
Being a college student can be hard, especially for first-time students. We tend to think we will have everything together, but we are often wrong. We are starving for the learning we will experience in college, but we don’t quite have all of the study habits or knowledge about how to interact with our instructors that are necessary for us to grow.
Don’t miss our session: A Framework for Designing Online Courses to Support Student Success. Thursday, November 16, 2023 3:30-4:45pm ET, Room 302. Online courses extend access to higher education but also place a significant burden on students to manage their own learning processes.
Don’t miss our panel: Scaling Evidence-Based Ed Tech in Postsecondary Education on Thursday, September 21, 2023, 9:00-10:15 am ET. The postsecondary sector presents distinct opportunities and challenges for ed tech developers and entrepreneurs looking to enter new markets. In this session, panelists representing entrepreneurial, investor, research, and educator perspectives reflect on strategies to scale adoption in postsecondary education and engage with researchers and practitioners to develop evidence-based products that meet customer needs.