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Altius Education’s Ivy Bridge College
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Updated October 2013
Altius Education’s model aims to provide the most effective and personalized pathway to a quality university education through innovations in virtual learning systems, student services, and educational pathways. Altius’ Helix learning platform transforms courses with its personalized learning narratives which provide a real-world context for course material and continuous actionable feedback via rubrics and student-facing learning analytics. To maximize their impact on producing affordable, high-quality higher education programs at large scale, Altius Education creates partnerships with existing universities, collaborating to create whole-program models that can scale and grow with the needs of the university and the students over time.
The two-page grantee profiles from Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC) provide factual information about the secondary school and postsecondary degree program designs awarded grants under NGLC's third wave of funding, which focused on two areas, "Breakthrough Models for College Readiness" and "Breakthrough Models for College Completion." Each profile describes what makes each model "breakthrough" and offers important information about the instructional and financial models, student demographics, hardware and software choices, and contact info. These profiles serve to illustrate the innovations of these new blended and online models, with practical details of interest to those starting a new school or degree program.
NGLC accelerates educational innovation through applied technology to dramatically improve college readiness and completion in the United States. To learn more about NGLC and the grantees it supports, visit nextgenlearning.org.