Tag Archives: adaptive learning

No More Final Exams?

Adaptive systems and continuous assessment puts testing to the test. GUEST COLUMN | by Christina Yu Testing today can be anything from a mere bureaucratic hurdle to a nerve-wracking, future-determining experience for students. As computerized adaptive systems enable us to … Continue reading

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Personalized Power

A company founder shares research results on adaptive learning.  INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero  John Boersma is the founder of Adapt Courseware and a former university faculty member. As a seasoned academic, he understands the science behind course development, delivery, … Continue reading

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Intelligence Shaping

How to make students want to learn. GUEST COLUMN | By Christina Yu Self-perception and social expectations shape our intelligence more than we realize. In today’s hierarchical schools, where students are often placed on “tracks” from an early age (and … Continue reading

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Shifting Minds

Why students don’t like school (and what adaptive learning can do about it). GUEST COLUMN | by Christina Yu Ask students why they don’t like school, and you’ll get several answers: it’s “hard,” “boring,” “disconnected from reality” or “only for … Continue reading

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Empowering Learners

Mastery and adaptive learning with Anand Karat  INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero By the mid-2000s, in some corners, the e-learning industry was being perceived as an unexciting and unfashionable method of learning for the majority. “A highly fragmented industry, where … Continue reading

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