Monday, June 22, 2015

This Is How We Do It: Defining Personalized, Adaptive Learning

Alison Pendergast,   acrobatiq,  April 13, 2015

.What is adaptive learning? How about predictive learning? Where do learning analytics fit into the big picture? Like other fields, the education technology community is not immune to jargon and catch phrases. Our approach to adapting the learning experience is conservative by most standards, in part because of our roots in evidence-based learning. Rather than simply depending on a statistical algorithm to force students down different pathways based on what we think they know or don’t know, or down-sampling students to easier questions from those they answered wrong, we take a much more nuanced approach.

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