Category Archives: Outcomes

Improved NAU Student Success in Subsequent Courses After Math Emporium

By Phil HillMore Posts (471) Last week I published three e-Literate TV episodes on Northern Arizona University and their suite of initiatives aimed at helping first-year (and often first-generation) students. In those videos, NAU staff made some interesting claims, in … Continue reading

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Vendor Roles in Fostering Educational Literacies

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1100) In my last post, I talked about the need for educators in general and faculty in particular to develop literacy around data and analytics. But it’s really broader than that. Back when college was intended for a … Continue reading

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College Scorecard: With victories like these, who needs failures?

By Phil HillMore Posts (471) Goldie Blumenstyk had a fascinating interview with the Depart of Education’s Ted Mitchell on Friday that is well worth reading and / or watching (they have video of the interview along with full transcript). One … Continue reading

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Adaptive Learning Fails to Make the Grade. Or Does It?!

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1100) My latest Chronicle column is up. It analyzes the results of the SRI Education study of the Gates Foundation adaptive learning grantees, some of which we’ve covered in our e-Literate TV case studies. If you’re … Continue reading

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SRI’s Study on Gates Personalized Learning Grants Is Out

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1100) This is almost old news now, but we just haven’t been able to dig into it yet. As part of its Adaptive Learning Market Acceleration Program (ALMAP) program, the Gates Foundation funded SRI to do a … Continue reading

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