Not all students can afford textbooks for the first day of class. The University of Georgia decided to address this disparity to foster equity in student success.
C. Edward Watson, Ph.D. is CIO & Associate Vice President for Quality, Pedagogy, and LEAP Initiatives with the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) and fellow with the Institute of Higher Education at the University of Georiga. He was formerly director of the Center for Teaching and Learning at the University of Georgia.
Institutions will not find a magic bullet for student success.
This research bulletin examines what the literature refers to as â€œnew learnersâ€ or â€œcritically engaged learners.