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 has various interpretations. Educational technology that adapts to individuals in any of various ways is the most common interpretation of adaptive educational technology. This interpretation is a form of personalized learning. Personalized learning is often considered a more general term which includes human tutors who adapt how they engage with and educate learners. In the context of educational technology, these senses of adaptive and personalized learning are synonymous. Continue reading “Electronically enhanced learning”