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Supporting Learning Online: Perspectives of Faculty and Staff at Broad-Access Institutions During COVID-19

Read the brief now. Lorem ipsum….. Overall failure rates have long been higher in online courses than in in-person courses, and disparities in those rates by race/ethnicity have also endured.1 The rapid shift to online courses (and online student support services) during the COVID-19 pandemic have exacerbated concerns about student experiences and outcomes in such … Continue reading Supporting Learning Online: Perspectives of Faculty and Staff at Broad-Access Institutions During COVID-19

Self-Directed Learning Skills: Strategies to Support Student Learning in Online STEM Courses

Read the brief now. Lorem ipsum….. The increase in online course offerings at community colleges and open-access institutions since the COVID-19 pandemic has been a boon for many students who otherwise would not be able to attend college and obtain the degrees and certificates they seek. The flexibility and convenience of learning online are not … Continue reading Self-Directed Learning Skills: Strategies to Support Student Learning in Online STEM Courses

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Publications     Newsletters   March 13, 2024. Hear from Our Partners! In this issue of News from the Collaborative for spring 2024, we share several new blogs posted on our website and upcoming conference presentations. We hope to see you at one of our conference sessions! Read more…   January 29, 2024. Happy New Year from … Continue reading Newsletters

Working Toward a Definition of Self-Directed Learning and a Unifying Framework to Support Students

The term self-directed learning—as we are currently using it within the Postsecondary Collaborative—encompasses an intricate set of mindsets and intrapersonal skills that students use to manage their learning. Though educators and researchers often think of them as discrete skills, we theorize that they are more powerful together than alone.