Category Archives: Learning Analytics

Student-Centered Educational Software

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1100) Last year I wrote a long rant about how the Gallup-Purdue survey studying the impact of higher education on wellbeing shows that our well-intentioned desire to ensure schools are providing a “quality education” is causing us to measure the wrong things in … Continue reading

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Explainer Video on Flipped Class, Learning Analytics, and Adaptive Learning

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1100) We now have the second of our personalized learning explainer videos out. As a reminder, here’s the first one, which reframes personalized learning as a set of approaches for addressing the teaching problems of reaching … Continue reading

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Yes, I did say that Knewton is “selling snake oil”

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1100) My comments in today’s NPR article about Knewton are getting some attention on Twitter. One comment in particular, actually. The one where I accused Knewton CEO Jose Ferriera of selling snake oil. To understand the … Continue reading

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68 Percent of Statistics Are Meaningless, Purdue University Edition

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1100) I don’t know of any other way to put this. Purdue University is harming higher education by knowingly peddling questionable research for the purpose of institutional self-aggrandizement. Purdue leadership should issue a retraction and an … Continue reading

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Unizin Perspective: Personalized learning’s existence and distance education experience

By Phil HillMore Posts (471) By reading the Unizin pitch for the State University System of Florida shared yesterday, we can see quite a few claims about the (potential) benefits to be provided by the consortium. “Make sure that the universities were not cut … Continue reading

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