Archive for the ‘Learners’ Category

First-time students to receive “Success Coaching” to improve retention and grad rates

FSU partnership with InsideTrack leverages cutting-edge technology and behavioral science to provide personalized support for first-time students. eCampus News

Information literacy and informed learning: conceptual innovations for IL research and practice futures

Our paper draws together conceptual innovations emerging from the work of a group of researchers focussed on the relational approach to information literacy, more recently labelled ‘informed learning’. Team members have been working together in various configurations for periods ranging from seven to seventeen years. Our collaborative approach continues to yield new concepts and constructs […]

Student Perceptions of College Faculty Who Use OER

Research indicates that students find open educational resources (OER) favorable, but there is no research regarding students’ perceptions of faculty who use open textbooks. In the present study we examined this topic experimentally with two undergraduate psychology courses at a small public university. Participants read two passages—one about an instructor using an open textbook and […]

Distance Learning: A Game Changer

Previous research identified a variety of special populations which may be serviced through online learning activities. These have included the military, Native Americans, prisoners, remote occupations, and others. This paper focuses the growing role of distance learning opportunities for student and professional athletes. Special attention is directed at the rules and regulations at the high […]

3 big ways today’s college students are different from just a decade ago

Recent data shows just how much college students, and their experiences, have changed in just a few short years. eCampus News