Stacey Childress: "Personalized Learning Will Go Mainstream" EdSurge Following the lead of some terrific, innovative educators, we use the term “personalized learning” to describe the shift from traditional classroom approaches to the kinds of...
I believe the ultimate power of blended and online learning lies in the potential to transform the education system and enable higher levels of student-centered learning through competency-based approaches.
"....Many institutions are rather intent to find new strategies that will at once reduce their cost of providing an education. Adaptive and competency-based learning are thought to be such "disruptive" opportunities, although how accompanying data-driven, all-knowing and anticipating, high-touch technologies will reduce dramatically both cost and price (tuition) remains elusive..."
"....And thus, in 2013, what was not acceptable several decades ago is now thought a solution to crisis in American education..."
"....Questions remain whether in the absence of a live instructor exhorting a student who is not necessarily academically acute and motivated, students will extend their reach or settle for statistically generated achievement delivered by an electronic adviser ..'
The Connected Educator Month Kick-Off panel on October 2nd on personalized learning helped to lay the groundwork for the conversations that will no doubt be continuing throughout this month and far beyond.
Nidhi Garg's insight:
"Who owns the Learning?" - Some thought provoking questions on personalized learning.
Personalized, adaptive learning is the current focus of academicians, the world over and it was also the focus of the workshop organized by Funtoot today. Every child is different in his\her learning speed and ability; butto ...
Sanoma Learning and Kikora announce partnership Wall Street Journal The first deployment of the technology is in Sanoma Learning's market leading StudySteps digital tutoring offering in Belgium and the Netherlands, a fully adaptive and personalised...
"The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s MOOC Research Initiative has granted HarvardX $21,450 to study how massive open online courses might be made more personalized for individuals in online courses everywhere" (EdX To Examine Personalized MOOC Experience...
Here at the slides from my second presentation at the IB Heads World Conference: "More Data, Better Learning? A Balanced Look at Adaptive Learning Systems." See also my bookmarks. Rev: Added missing citation 10-5-13.
Desire2Learn has raised the second largest venture round for a Canadian startup, only recently beat by Hootsuite. What this means is that the company has the resources to make strategic acquisitions, and grow its team ...
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