Archive for the ‘Adpative Systems’ Category

HarvardX rolls out new adaptive learning feature in online course

Students in MOOC adaptive learning experiment scored nearly 20 percent better than students using more traditional learning approaches. Edscoop

Computerized Dynamic Adaptive Tests with Immediately Individualized Feedback for Primary School Mathematics Learning

In this study, a computerized dynamic assessment test with both immediately individualized feedback and adaptively property was applied to Mathematics learning in primary school. For evaluating the effectiveness of the computerized dynamic adaptive test, the performances of three types of remedial instructions were compared by a pre-test/post-test nonequivalent group design. These remedial instructions are the […]

Conversational Agents Improve Peer Learning through Building on Prior Knowledge

Research in computer-supported collaborative learning has indicated that conversational agents can be pedagogically beneficial when used to scaffold students’ online discussions. In this study, we investigate the impact of an agile conversational agent that triggers student dialogue by making interventions based on the academically productive talk framework. An experimental activity in the context of a […]

Personalized Learning and the ‘Internet of Things:’ Q&A

Can the “Internet of Things” help teachers observe the hidden dimensions of human learning in real time, without compromising student privacy? It’s a “moonshot,” said the leaders of a new multidisciplinary research initiative at the University of Southern California. But it’s worth a try. Education Week 

New trend has massive implications for personalized learning

A new era of personalized learning means IT and edtech leaders must focus on digital cohesion. eCampus News

Download Report: 7 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT ADAPTIVE LEARNING

7 Things You Should Know About Adaptive Learning Adaptive learning is one technique for providing personalized learning, which aims to provide efficient, effective, and customized learning paths to engage each student.Adaptive learning systems use a data-driven approach to adjust the path and pace of learning, enabling the delivery of personalized learning at scale. Adaptive systems can […]

Adaptive learning featured in HarvardX course

Prototype explores technological feasibility, implications, and design of such systems for massive open online courses Harvard Gazette

Scaling Up With Adaptive Learning

Two universities share how they are using adaptive courseware to increase retention and graduation rates — and the challenges they have run into along the way. Campus Technology

Planting the Seeds of Analytics

Key Takeaways The use of analytics across multiple industries has inspired higher education institutions like Valdosta State University to explore innovative uses of insights from data for both academic and operational functions. While many might perceive visually appealing dashboards as representing analytics in higher education, VSU’s IT team understood the importance of focusing on how […]

Moving the Red Queen Forward: Maturing Analytics Capabilities in Higher Education

This article is drawn from the recent research by the EDUCAUSE Center for Analysis and Research (ECAR) and Gartner researchers on the state of analytics in higher education. This research explores the analytics trends as well as future predictions for the deployment of analytics technologies. Publications include The Analytics Landscape in Higher Education, 2015; Institutional […]