Efficacy and research

Economics Instructor Philipp Jonas Sees Increased Student Engagement with Aplia

Hoping to spark students’ interest in your Economics course, and also help them practice and hone their math skills as needed? Discover how Aplia helped Philipp Jonas of Kalamazoo Valley Community College (Michigan) engage students in the course material, increase their proficiency in the math skills necessary in an economics course, draw a connection between course concepts and current events, and provide students with immediate feedback on their progress. Read More…


Aplia Helps Larry Thomas’ Intro Psych Students Understand and Think Critically with Course Concepts

Do you teach the Introduction to Psychology course? Are you seeking an online learning solution that builds students’ critical thinking skills, helps ensure that students come to class prepared, and demonstrates the relevance of the topics you cover? Discover how Larry Thomas of Blinn College (Brenham, TX) used Aplia to help students become familiar with course concepts prior to the lecture, develop their understanding of those concepts, and discover how the psychological principles addressed in class and in the text can be applied to real-world contexts.

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Aplia Gives Dr. Christine Weinkauff’s Intro Psych Students a Positive Learning Experience

When using Aplia, Dr. Christine Weinkauff of California State University, San Bernadino found that her students came to class better prepared—and left the course with a sound understanding of psychology. Read her story and learn how Aplia’s fresh content, experiential activities, and thought-provoking questions that foster critical thinking skill can help increase student engagement and lead to improved outcomes in your course as well.

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Students of Dr. Bea Talpos Learn to Think Critically About American Government with Aplia

As an involved instructor with a passion for American Government, you want to inspire that same level of engagement and enthusiasm in your students. At the same time, you recognize the need to ensure that they learn how to think critically about the topics and issues that arise when we discuss government and politics. Discover how Aplia helped Bea Talpos of Wayne County Community College increase student involvement in her class, and learn how it strengthens her students’ ability to analyze information and apply key concepts.
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Aplia Boosts Student Engagement—and Success—in Tamra Ortgies-Young’s Course

If you teach American Government, you recognize the importance of keeping student engagement levels up—and also ensuring that they keep up with their coursework. Discover how Tamra Ortgies-Young of Georgia Perimeter College, Dunwoody Campus used Aplia to raise the level of participation in her class, reinforce critical thinking and study skills, provide instant feedback to her students, and help them improve their grades.
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Aplia Helps Karen Hackley’s Students “Connect the Dots” Between Reading and Writing

In this success story, you’ll discover how Karen Hackley of Houston Community College used Aplia to promote proficiency, reinforce her classroom discussions and activities, and keep students involved and on track in her Integrated Reading and Writing course. You’ll also see how Aplia can help you reinforce key concepts, help students hone fundamental skills, and demonstrate the connection between reading and writing.
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Kristi Barker’s Students Build Vital Reading Skills with Aplia

Like many Developmental Reading instructors, you may be seeking a learning solution that will raise the motivation and confidence among your Reading students, deliver plentiful opportunities for practice and skill building, and offer students feedback in a timely manner. If his is true for you, take some time to discover how Kristi Barker of South Plains College (Levelland, TX) used Aplia to build students’ confidence, provide individualized practice, and give immediate and constructive feedback that reinforces key concepts and helps students improve their reading and comprehension skills.

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Aplia Gets Beth McCall’s Students Get Off to the “Write” Start

Are you seeking a learning solution that helps build fundamental writing and grammar skills and also works to improve student retention rates among your developmental writing students? Discover how Aplia helped Beth McCall of Gaston College (Dallas, NC) offer her students much-needed practice and reinforcement of key concepts, provide instant and constructive feedback, and increase retention in her courses.
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Aplia Provides Essential Practice and Feedback for Dr Kina Lara’s Integrated Reading and Writing Students

If you teach—or will soon be teaching—Integrated Reading and Writing, you may be looking for a learning solution that covers both reading and writing in a smoothly integrated manner, while also offering ample opportunity for skill-building and practice. Discover how Kina Lara of San Jacinto College (Houston, TX) used Aplia to reinforce key concepts and provide students with the practice they need to build fundamental reading, writing, and grammar skills.
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Tanya Stanley’s Integrated Reading & Writing Students Derive Big Benefits from Aplia

Discover how Tanya Stanley of San Jacinto College (Greater Houston area, TX) used Aplia in her Integrated Reading and Writing course to raise the level of active student involvement, motivate deliberate practice, and ultimately see an improvement in students’ grades, confidence, and satisfaction in the class. As you read, you’ll see how Aplia works to increase student engagement, offers instant and constructive feedback, and provides the practice that your students need to build fundamental reading and writing skills.
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