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Exclusive: University of Phoenix moving from homegrown platform to Blackboard Learn Ultra

By Phil HillMore Posts (384) The University of Phoenix has a history of using its scale to develop and rely on homegrown platforms, including the  adaptive learning platform branded as “Classroom”. I wrote about this investment in 2013. The full … Continue reading

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Personalized Learning is Hard

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1052) Paul Fain has written a really good, nuanced article at IHE covering the update that Essex County College gave of their developmental math adaptive learning pilot at a recent conference in Washington, DC. We did … Continue reading

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The Fraught Interaction Design of Personalized Learning Products

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1052) David Wiley has a really interesting post up about Lumen Learning’s new personalized learning platform. Here’s an excerpt: A typical high-level approach to personalization might include: building up an internal model of what a student … Continue reading

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Promising Research Results On Specific Forms Of Adaptive Learning / ITS

By Phil HillMore Posts (384) Recently I described an unpublished study by Dragan Gasevic and team on the use of Knowillage / LeaP adaptive platform. The context of article was on D2L’s misuse of the results, but the study itself … Continue reading

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The Importance Of Student Control Of Learning, Especially For Working Adults

By Phil HillMore Posts (384) When giving keynotes at conferences over the past two years, I have observed that some of the best non-verbal feedback occurs when pointing out that personalized and adaptive learning does not equal black-box algorithms choosing content for … Continue reading

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