Research

Testing self-directed learning strategies

Overview Policies & Practices Study experiments Using features of technologies available in online courses, the rapid-cycle experiments will test the effects of specific, technology-enabled instructional strategies for helping students apply and continue to strengthen self-directed learning skills. The studies, which will also test new technology features that developers identify as feasible and promising, will take … Continue reading Testing self-directed learning strategies

Policies & Practices Study

Overview Policies & Practices Study experiments Lead Researcher: Susan Bickerstaff Collaborative researchers and partner institutions are examining how instructors can enhance teaching practices designed to improve students’ ability to manage their unique responsibilities as learners in online foundational STEM courses. This study explores institutions’ strategic priorities and initiatives related to online learning and strengthening students’ … Continue reading Policies & Practices Study