Efficacy and research

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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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…