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A good example of the need for better assessment

The Andes Physics Tutor [1,2] is a nice piece of work.  Looking at the data from the Spring 2010 physics course at the US Naval Academy [3] there are obvious challenges facing the current generation of adaptive education vendors. Most of the modeling going on today is limited to questions where a learner gets the [...]

Wiley PLUS and Quantum

I was recently pleased to come across this video showing that Quantum has done a nice job of knowledge engineering in the domain of accounting with Wiley. Most of the success of cognitive tutors has been confined to mathematics, but Quantum has an interesting history of applying knowledge-based cognitive tutoring techniques to chemistry.  In this [...]

Electronically enhanced learning

We are working on educational technology.  That is, technology to assist in education.  More specifically, we are developing software that helps people learn.  There are many types of such software.  We are most immediately focused on two such types. adaptive educational technology for personalized learning cognitive tutors The term “adaptive” with regard to educational technology [...]