Our Work

Reimagining Teaching to Maximize Student Learning

APLU is working with members to reimagine and improve teaching so students are prepared for a lifetime of learning. The projects are aimed at scaling best practices across all types of public institutions.

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PxP brings together 125 institutions to increase college access, student success, and graduation. The initiative is the largest-ever collaborative effort to improve outcomes through innovations in affordability, teaching and learning, and holistic student supports.

Georgia State University

Digital Transformation for

Through the Personalized
Learning Consortium (PLC) and
an array of ongoing projects,
APLU collaborates with member institutions to seize new opportunities to leverage technology to improve learning outcomes for students.

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Student Experience Project

The Student Experience Project is using more than a decade of social psychology research showing positive experiences of community, belonging, and support on campus and in the classroom can increase a student’s likelihood of persevering through academic challenges.

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Student Engagement in Mathematics through an Institutional Network for Active Learning (SEMINAL)

SEMINAL is a NSF-funded effort examination of how to effective implement active learning in undergraduate math classes. APLU is partnering with three lead institutions and 23 additional universities to drive institutional change.

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Aspire: The National Alliance for Inclusive & Diverse STEM Faculty

APLU and the Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning at the University of Wisconsin are leading a NSF-funded collaborative effort to diversify STEM faculty and ensure all STEM faculty use inclusive teaching practices.

Georgia State University

Mathematics Teacher Education Partnership

The MTE-Partnership is working to address the national shortage of well-prepared secondary mathematics teachers through a coordinated research, development, and implementation effort. The partnership convenes community colleges, universities, K-12 schools, and others. 

George Mason University STEM Education

Network of STEM Education Centers (NSEC)

Aiming to transform undergraduate STEM education, APLU created a network of over 200 STEM Education Centers to promulgate best practices and address shared challenges. This includes resources and news for the community and stakeholders.