Archive for the ‘Adpative Systems’ Category

‘Glacial Progress’ on Digital Accessibility

Data from 700,000 classes show digital course materials have gotten only slightly more accessible to students with disabilities over the last five years. Inside Higher Ed

Data-Driven Personalization Comes to Learning

Like virtually every part of our lives, corporate training has changed radically in the past few decades. We may not stop to think about it too often, but it’s remarkable that we only began to complement traditional training programs with computer-assisted training in the 1990s; that e-learning only gained traction in the early 2000s; and […]

The RISE Framework: Using Learning Analytics to Automatically Identify Open Educational Resources for Continuous Improvement

The RISE (Resource Inspection, Selection, and Enhancement) Framework is a framework supporting the continuous improvement of open educational resources (OER).  The framework is an automated process that identifies learning resources that should be evaluated and either eliminated or improved.  This is particularly useful in OER contexts where the copyright permissions of resources allow for remixing, […]

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 […]