Efficacy and research

Professor Dawn White Sees Increased Student Engagement and Improved Outcomes with Aplia

If you teach Developmental English, you recognize the challenges of covering all relevant material in the course of one term, while also keeping students engaged and motivated in the class. Discover how Dawn White of Davidson County Community College (North Carolina) used Aplia to address important concepts, help her students master critical thinking and composition skills, increase student engagement, and improve learning outcomes. Read More…


Aplia Enables Sandra McClammy’s Nontraditional Students to Get Comfortable with Online Learning

Technology resources provide solid opportunities for self-paced learning—yet your students may feel daunted by the prospect of using these tools if they have not yet engaged in online learning. Aplia for Developmental English reinforces key concepts and provides students with the practice they need to build fundamental reading, writing, and grammar skills—within an environment that students find both intuitive and engaging. In the following Success Story, you’ll see Sandra McClammy of Cape Fear Community College (Wilmington, NC) used Aplia to acclimate her Developmental English students to online learning, how it helped to make learning more enjoyable and productive, and how it contributed to an improvement in her students’ comprehension and grades. Read More…


Aplia Encourages Wallace Butler’s Environmental Science Students to Read and Learn

Are you looking for an online learning solution that demonstrates the relevance of the concepts you cover in your Environmental Studies course, motivates students to complete the required reading, and lessens any fear or apprehension they may have towards science and math? Discover how Wallace Butler of County College of Morris (Randolph, NJ) used Aplia to provide active-learning opportunities that spark students’ interest, promote deeper understanding and application of course concepts—and ultimately improve test scores as well. Read More…


Aplia Helps Dr. Kathryn Lowrey’s Students Interact and Connect with Biology Concepts

When teaching Biology, your students benefit from resources that clarify some of the more complicated biological processes. Ideally, those resources will also provide them with extra help and practice for learning and retaining your course material, and also help to increase motivation among your students. Discover how Dr. Kathryn Lowrey of Jefferson Community and Technical College (Louisville, Kentucky) used Aplia to engage students, promote critical thinking and comprehension, and help students visualize and understand complex processes, systems, and concepts. Read More…


Enhanced WebAssign’s Interactivity Sparks Engagement for Instructor Maureen DuPont’s Students

Hoping to increase engagement in your Mathematics class, as well as build students’ motivation to practice and review the math skills that are foundational to the understanding of your course materials? Discover how Maureen DuPont of California State University of San Marcos used Enhanced WebAssign to provide students with immediate feedback on their work, increase their engagement with the topics they’re studying, and ultimately see a positive impact on her students’ homework grades. Read More…


Using Enhanced WebAssign, Jamie Isaac’s Students Can Practice Skills at Their Own Pace

To succeed in developmental mathematics courses, students benefit from engaging resources that offer ample opportunities to develop their skills, as well as encouragement that motivates them to persist in learning. If this rings true for you and your students, your course may benefit from an online learning solution that motivates student engagement with course material and offers problem-specific guidance where and when each individual student needs it most. Discover how Jamie Isaac of El Paso Community College used Enhanced WebAssign to reinforce the necessary concepts and techniques she covers in her developmental mathematics courses, give step-by-step help as students work through the problems, provide immediate feedback on their answers, and increase levels of active involvement with homework assignments. The result? Improved grades and overall student satisfaction with the course. Read More…


With Enhanced WebAssign, Paul Morgan’s Students Are Better Prepared for Algebra Classes

It can be challenging to offer your College Algebra students all the motivation and individualized attention you’d like to give. But: you can provide skill-building practice, interactive tutorial support, and immediate feedback that encourages additional study—with the help of the online homework solution Enhanced Web Assign. Discover how Paul Morgan of College of Southern Idaho used Enhanced WebAssign to foster concept mastery, increase student engagement with the class and the material he covers, and promote students’ involvement in their own learning. Read More…


Professor Kristi Orr’s Students “Get It” When Doing Homework Online with Enhanced WebAssign

As you’ve taught your developmental mathematics course, you may have sensed a need to provide your students with individualized, personal attention that helps them master your concepts… but realized that, outside of class and office hours, there’s not much time to do so. If this is the case, you may want to investigate an effective online homework solution that reinforces course concepts and helps students improve their understanding of precisely the concepts that challenge them. Discover how Dr. Kristi Orr of Northern Oklahoma College used Enhanced WebAssign to increase student engagement and motivation, build active learning, and help students develop their skills and understanding of class material. Read More…


Practice Makes Perfect for Professor Diana Pagel’s College Algebra Students

In order to master the skills and techniques fundamental to College Algebra, students need the opportunity to practice them—as well as the resources that help them understand the processes and concepts central to the course. The resources and tools in Enhanced WebAssign have been developed to help you and your students achieve success! Read this Success Story, and learn how Dr. Diana Pagel of Victoria College (Texas) used Enhanced WebAssign to help her students build their understanding of and proficiency in course concepts, resulting in improved student engagement and performance. Read More…


With Enhanced WebAssign, Dr. Delia Samuel’s Online Students Receive Immediate Feedback

Whether you teach online or in a “brick and mortar” classroom, you’re likely on the lookout for an effective learning tool that motivates learning and increases your ability to provide specific feedback that meets the needs of each student in your course. If that’s true for you, learn how Dr. Delia Samuel of Century College (White Bear Lake, MN) uses Enhanced WebAssign, the online homework solution, to facilitate self-paced learning in an unintimidating manner, promote skill development and concept reinforcement, and offer instant, individualized feedback that lets her students know they’re on the right track. Read More…