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Successes? Disappointments? Adaptive Courseware in Higher Education FridayLive! 2pmET May 10 TLT Group

  • 10 May 2019
  • 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
  • Zoom Online Conf.


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Adaptive Courseware in Higher Education

Actual (not merely intended) successes? disappointments?

Adopt/Avoid/Adapt?  Why?  Who?  How? 

(Especially: Math 101, English 101, Chemistry 101)

Recap and Discuss Articles
See excerpts in FridayLive! planning doc  

I. Historical perspective 
"Programmed instruction" Edutech Wiki

II.  Recent  
Higher ed publisher acquires company with "...affordable courseware ...and... adaptive learning capabilities"
"Wiley Signs Agreement to Purchase the Assets of Knewton," Monday, May 6, 2019

III.  Current 
"New Frontiers of Adaptive Learning,David Raths, Education Trends, Campus Technology, 04/24/19, Article Headings:

  • Collaborating for Student Success
  • Choosing the Right Courseware
  • Adaptive Learning in the Humanities

Discussion:  Examples and Factors

What might support or impede the effective integration of adaptive courseware into "Killer" Gateway Courses such as Math, English, Chem 101.

  • You are welcome to ask questions and to offer your own opinions, especially those based on your past experience and current activities at institutions you know.

Discussion:  Claims, Hopes, Disappointments

2:45pmET  Closing


  1. What was most useful today?
  2. What was not clear enough?
  3. What would be a useful follow-up?
    Requests and Recommendations?

  4. How might you contribute to the follow-up?

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