"There is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there has always been. The strain of anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy mea...
Chairman and CEO of Yum! Brands and author of Taking People With You, David Novak, shared his leadership advice this week in a keynote for the Society for Human Resource Management’s annual conference in Orlando, Florida. In his role at Yum! Brands, Novak leads 1.5 million employees who work in over [...]
What does it take to get all of the higher education institutions and associations to agree? Apparently the answer is for the Department of Education to propose its new State Authorization regulations. As part of DOE’s negotiated rulemaking process over the … Continue reading →
People often think that big data for education is a new thing. And it’s true that using big data the way Knewton does sounds almost like science fiction — our engine passively “norms” content at scale, uses normed content to determine students’ conceptual proficiencies to the percentile, and makes granular content recommendations for each student based on the combined anonymized data of all the other students in our network. But there is an older, bricks-and-mortar... Read more