ASU’s Move Away from Lectures Toward Active Learning Has Increased their Graduation Rate by 18%

Arizona State University’s move away from big lecture classes and toward active learning has increased their graduation rate by 18 points.

Reported by EAB, ASU’s new course design improvements incorporate active learning elements and adaptive learning software to help meet students where they are, and how they need help.

The takeaway? How can we utilize active learning elements and adaptive learning software to help students move at their own pace and based on their own mastery of the subject in order to increase our graduation rates?

May you continue to fight the good enrollment growth fight at your institution today, and we’ll see you again tomorrow.

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Eric Olsen

As AVP of Marketing, Eric brings more than a decade of award-winning creative brand development, marketing analytics and higher education experience to Helix Education. Eric is a graduate of Bradley University and earned his MBA at Lewis University.