Looking at the Future of Cognitive Technology in Education

Artificial intelligence (AI), cognitive technology, and machine learning are becoming increasingly intertwined in the classroom and online learning environment as products like IBM Watson Element aim to make personalized learning attainable and functional. A recent article published by IBM presented some interesting and compelling uses of IBM’s Watson artificial intelligence supercomputer to assist teachers and […]

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OER: More than just a cost saving measure

Open Educational Resources is a term that was first coined in 2002 at the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization forum. Fast-forward 15 years, and we are now witnessing a re-engagement with this cost-saving measure. Through partnerships like the one FIU has announced with OpenStax, universities and community colleges have committed to making higher […]

Adaptive Learning: Benefits and Considerations

Over the past few years, the coverage on ‘adaptive learning’ in higher education has steadily increased. This has become evident by the increasing number of vendors and publishers offering their unique flavor of “adaptive” learning. So, what exactly is adaptive learning? Defining Adaptive The formal definition is: systems that provide each student with a personalized […]