Increasing Online Students’ Foundational Skills [CASE STUDY]

Pamela Duty Case Study for English
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Like many higher ed educators, Pamela Duty, an English professor at Phoenix College, struggled to find an online homework solution to help build her students’ foundational skills so she could capitalize on instructional time. Further, her students often lacked the means to pay for the required textbook and course materials.

Despite the pandemic and an unexpected move to online learning mid-semester, Duty saw substantially higher homework and essay grades than in previous terms. Students even reported a 100% increase in course confidence—thanks to the help of OpenNow.

Read on to discover how the individualized instructional path of OpenNow kept Duty’s students interested, engaged and more willing to take learning risks.