U-Pace instructors leverage learning management system analytics about student engagement and performance to provide proactive, personalized support. Evidence shows that the model increases success for all students, at risk or not.
BiographyDiane M. Reddy, Professor of Psychology developed the highly effective, technology-enabled U-Pace instructional approach and has extensive experience teaching thousands of U-Pace students, and training U-Pace instructors. She is PI on a four-year randomized controlled evaluation study of U-Pace that is funded by the U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences (IES). Dr. Reddy is also co-PI on an EDUCAUSE funded through Next Generation Learning Challenges project disseminating U-Pace. She is recipient of the 2011 Joanne Lazirko Award for Excellence in Teaching with Technology. Dr. Reddy's career of distinguished teaching has also been recognized with four other prestigious awards: the 2007 Regent'Â™s Teaching Award from the University of Wisconsin-System, the 2006 UWM Alumni Award for Teaching Excellence, the 2001 UWM Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Award and the 1999 Martine D. Meyer Award for Excellence in Teaching.
Two faculty at the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee developed the technology-enabled instructional approach known as U-Pace, which combines self-paced, mastery-based learning with instructor-initiated amplified assistance in an online learning environment.
The U-Pace instructional approach combines self-paced, mastery-based learning with instructor-initiated Amplified Assistance in an online learning environment.