Deep Learning. Empowered Students.

U-Pace is an award winning 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.


How U-Pace's Core Components Produce Student Success chart

Bar graph displaying the difference in grades between conventional instruction versus U-Pace Instruction


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, Canvas, Moodle).
  • U-Pace is not course or discipline specific and resources to help instructors adopt the U-Pace instructional approach are freely available.