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Educational technology refers not only to the hardware and software used in an educational setting, but how technological resources are used to support teaching and learning. RAND researchers form multidisciplinary teams to field rigorous studies of educational technology that provide actionable information to educators, policymakers, and product developers.

  • Student in headphones working on computer in the library or classroom of university, photo by anyaberkut/Adobe Stock

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    Using Technology to Promote Postsecondary Success and Savings

    Dec 13, 2018

    In 2013, the University of Texas at Tyler began the implementation of the PATSS program, an initiative that seeks to increase the use of online technologies for instruction. What are the academic outcomes in PATSS courses relative to traditional courses?

  • Second-grade students in Baltimore County, Maryland, work with an instructor through a personalized learning initiative called Students and Teachers Accessing Tomorrow (STAT)

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    Personalized Learning: The Latest Buzz in Classroom Instruction

    Aug 22, 2016

    Students in personalized learning classrooms made greater gains in math and reading than their peers in other schools. But there are barriers to fully personalized learning, including rigid state standards and time demands on teachers.

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