Archive for the ‘Adpative Systems’ Category

California State University East Bay Partners With Cognii to Offer Artificial Intelligence Powered Online Learning

Cognii’s Virtual Learning Assistant technology will provide intelligent tutoring and assessments to students in a chatbot-style conversation Cognii

The Future Is Adaptive: An Interview with TrueShelf’s Shiva Kintali

As a teacher, mathematician and cyclist, TrueShelf CEO and founder Dr. Shiva Kintali knows from experience that not everyone moves at the same pace when learning—whether inside the classroom or out. Last year he launched an idea that he hopes will help keep students from falling behind in any subject they study, starting with mathematics. […]

UNSW [University of New South Wales] turns to former student Adam Brimo for online learning technology in $100 million makeover

An e-learning platform developed by a UNSW graduate has been chosen by the university as a key part of its $100 million dollar plan to overhaul teaching and put much of it online in the next five years Financial Review

Arizona State U Launches Open, Adaptive Lessons on Space Exploration

Arizona State University has created a free series of digital lessons, simulations and virtual field trips designed to teach science through space exploration. Campus Technology 

PLATO Offers Students Personalized Learning

The University of Mississippi’s College of Liberal Arts is implementing a method of personalized learning for students in large courses. hottytoddy.com 

Designing Adaptive Learning and Assessment in HarvardX: Collaborative Project by Harvard University and TutorGen

There is an indisputable need for evidence-based instructional designs that create the optimal conditions for learners with different knowledge, skills and motivations to succeed in MOOCs. Harvard University partnered with TutorGen to explore the feasibility of adaptive learning and assessment technology implications of adaptive functionality to course (re)design in HarvardX, and examine the effects on […]

Foundations of quality in competency-based programs: Competencies and assessments

Although there is a recent rise in attention surrounding competency-based education, this learning modality has a long history. Competency-based education was first introduced in the United States during the 1960s in an effort to ensure students were being prepared for postsecondary life with the skills they would need to be successful. Competency-based education was based […]

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 […]