These results offer powerful evidence on the potential, and imperative, of using technology to support students

Digital Alerts, Or Nudges, May Help College Students Stay on Track in STEM Courses

Published nov. 20, 2019

A little nudge goes a long way. JFF and Persistence Plus leverage behavioral science and mobile technology to increase community college completion by texting personalized supports to low-income students.

The report outlines how digital nudging — texts, emails and alerts — may actually spur them to continue in challenging disciplines like STEM.