Using 21st Century Tools for College Success

Succeeding in college today can be a daunting challenge for students without the necessary study skills or those with learning disabilities.  Students must adapt not only to a whole new learning environment, but also to a more rigorous and advanced curriculum.  Fortunately, 21st century technology can help colleges and universities provide the extra support their students might need to reduce their anxiety and successfully complete the required courses to graduate.

From software that warns administrators when students are in danger of failing, to technology that helps students capture and play back their lecture notes as many times as they need to build comprehension, advancements in technology help ensure college students succeed and graduate with lifelong skills. We’ve assembled this collection of stories from our archives, along with other relevant materials to help you learn how.

—The Editors