Jumpstarting College Success: Developing Students’ Active Learning Skills

Concurrent Session 5
Streamed Session Community College/TAACCCT

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Brief Abstract

AAA099 - Active Learning Skills is a 1-credit hour course designed to orient students to the college experience with personalized review in both math and English, alongside the exploration of a variety of proven learning strategies. EdReady, an adaptive learning technology, was incorporated as a central component of this online course. We will learn how the course was designed to engage students and increase retention, and we will explore results and student and instructor feedback.

Extended Abstract

AAA099 - Active Learning Skills is a 1-credit hour course offered to students in the Colorado Community College System (CCCS) through Colorado Community Colleges Online (CCCOnline). Complementing statewide changes in approaches to college readiness and developmental education, this 10-week session is designed to orient students to the college experience with personalized review in both math and English, alongside the exploration of a variety of proven learning strategies. EdReady, an adaptive learning technology, was incorporated as a central component of this online course, which equips students with the foundational knowledge and skills necessary for postsecondary success. We will learn how the course was designed to engage students and increase retention, and we will explore results and student and instructor feedback.