Category : Education Technology

REPORT: Expanding Evidence Approaches for Learning in a Digital World

The report discusses the promise of sophisticated digital learning systems for collecting and analyzing very large amounts of fine-grained data (“big data”) as users interact with the systems. It proposes that this data can be used by developers and researchers to improve these learning systems and strive to discover more

REPORT: Enhancing Teaching and Learning through Educational Data Mining and Learning Analytics

Big data is everywhere—even in education. Researchers and developers of online learning, intelligent tutoring systems, virtual labs, simulations, and learning management systems are exploring ways to better understand and use learning analytics to improve teaching and learning. http://www.ed.gov/edblogs/technology/files/2012/03/edm-la-brief.pdf

MANUSCRIPT: Making Sense of MOOCs: Musings in a Maze of Myth, Paradox and Possibility

During my time as a Fellow at the Korea National Open University (KNOU) in September 2012 media and web coverage of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) was intense. Since one of the requirements of the fellowship was a research paper, exploring the phenomenon of MOOCs seemed an appropriate topic. This essay had to