Learn how this university adopted a successful data-driven strategy for inclusive learning

ECAMPUS NEWS | June 17, 2019

Learn how this university adopted a successful data-driven strategy for inclusive learning
Trying to effect change and scale the impact of a new technology on Grand Valley State University’s campus of nearly 25,000 students and 1,800 faculty demands a strategic, creative approach.When it comes to accessibility of course content in Blackboard, detailed information about existing issues and progress can be hidden from view, often leading to an “out of sight, out of mind” mentality.
Without accessibility information, designing and implementing effective strategies can be even more challenging. With Ally’s accessibility insights and usage reporting, GVSU can more effectively leverage data to both inform outreach efforts and to demonstrate impact to drive further adoption, creating a feedback loop that is both sustainable and scalable.

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In describing its commitment to Deeper Learning, The Hewlett Foundation “envisions a new generation of U.S. schools and community colleges designed to give all students—especially those from underserved communities— the knowledge and abilities necessary to succeed in this new environment. These schools would harness the deeper learning skills of critical thinking, problem solving, effective communication, collaboration, and learning how to learn to help students develop a strong foundation in traditional academic subject.” 

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In describing its commitment to Deeper Learning, The Hewlett Foundation “envisions a new generation of U.S. schools and community colleges designed to give all students—especially those from underserved communities— the knowledge and abilities necessary to succeed in this new environment. These schools would harness the deeper learning skills of critical thinking, problem solving, effective communication, collaboration, and learning how to learn to help students develop a strong foundation in traditional academic subject.” 

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