PreparED:Essentials and PreparED:BootCamp Provide a New Approach to Improving Student Success in Higher Ed Sacramento, CA: PreparED Learning, a company specializing in developing products that address the knowledge and skills gap for higher education students, has released two products: PreparED:Essentials, and PreparED:BootCamp. The products were created to improve the first-year experience, particularly for underprepared students, and […]
91% of administrators say effective use of educational technology is critical to their mission.
8,000 faculty members were surveyed to help define PreparED Basic Skills.
76% of faculty say that technology allows them to better respond to a variety of learning styles.
Our thinking and strategizing around the challenges of and opportunities for using technology to help improve the chances of success for the underprepared student, along with what the higher ed establishment has done in response as they enter the institution, led us to making a number of observations:
In our home state, California, while there are (and have been for some time) financial resources available towards improving development ed programs, the efforts have not budged the stubborn statistics around the dropout rates for students who get placed into lower levels of Dev Ed. Here is an article about how some California educators are re-visiting traditional approaches to remediation.