Supported by grants from EDUCAUSE, funded through
Next Generation Learning Challenges, and the U.S. Department
of Education - Institute of Education Sciences
U-Pace Model
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U-Pace Results
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is an award winning (NUTN 2012) technology-enabled instructional approach developed at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. The U-Pace instructional approach combines self-paced, mastery-based learning with instructor-initiated Amplified Assistance in an online learning environment.

U-Pace's Core Components
Results: Percent of U-Pace and Conventionally Taught Psych 101 Students Earning As and Bs by Disadvantaged Status

Key Points

  • Extensive evaluation indicates that U-Pace instruction facilitates greater learning and greater academic success for all students compared to conventional, face-to-face instruction.
  • U-Pace does not require resources beyond a learning management system (e.g., Blackboard, Desire2Learn, Moodle).
  • U-Pace is not course or discipline specific and resources to help instructors adopt the U-Pace instructional approach are freely available.

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