New partnership pairs technology platform with hands-on support to help faculty implement modalities to better engage students


Echo360 has selected instructional design firm, iDesign, to support the implementation of a technology platform that helps faculty apply active learning techniques to improve student engagement.

“Technology alone won’t engage students or transform the classroom,” said Perry Samson, head of teaching innovation at Echo360. “Evidence-based instructional design is paramount. Great instructional designers armed with analytics can play a powerful role in guiding faculty through pedagogical shifts that maximize the potential of classroom technologies and data.”

Active learning engages students in activities, such...

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