This presentation was conducted at Learning Summit 2014, a League for Innovation conference in Phoenix, Arizona.
The research conducted by Regina Deil-Amem (University of Arizona) and Cecelia Rios-Agilar (Claremont Graduate University) demonstrated a clear correlation between usage and GPA and other student outcomes. Find the research paper here: http://gettingconnectedresearch.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/Getting-Connected.eied2012_submission_3.pdf.
Find the Slideshare of the presentation here:
Wow – really interesting stats on the non-users persistence rate
Arghhh- I meant passive users, but now I can’t edit my comment