I’m delighted to tell you that our featured guest for this Blursday Social is Rahim Rajan, Deputy Director of Post-Secondary Success at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF). Rahim has been at the foundation for 10 years, so he quite the experience base from that perch. He’s also a fun and thoughtful guy to […]
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
More than anything else, SRI’s meta-analysis of adaptive learning studies shows that we won’t be able to prove what works until we start designing better and more consistent studies.
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 study of the results of the grants after two years. I hope to finally clear some time to parse through […]
Today we are thrilled to release the fifth and final case study in our new e-Literate TV series on “personalized learning”. In this series, we examine how that term, which is heavily marketed but poorly defined, is implemented on the ground at a variety of colleges and universities. We plan to cap off this series with two analysis […]
In these two episodes of e-Literate TV, we shared how Arizona State University (ASU) started using Khan Academy as the software platform for a redesigned developmental math course1 (MAT 110). The program was designed in Summer 2014 and ran through Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 terms. Recognizing the public information shared through e-Literate TV, ASU officials […]
Today we are thrilled to release the fourth case study in our new e-Literate TV series on “personalized learning”. In this series, we examine how that term, which is heavily marketed but poorly defined, is implemented on the ground at a variety of colleges and universities. We are adding two episodes from Empire State College (ESC), a school […]
Kate Bowles left an interesting comment at my previous post about an ASU episode on e-Literate TV, where I argued that there is a profound change in the instructor role. Her comment: Phil, I’m interested to know if you found anything out about the pay rates for coaches v TAs. I’m also interested in what coaches […]