Personalization optimizes on observable characteristics. Lots of things we care about are not easy or inexpensive to computationally observe.
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July 12, 2012
July 09, 2012
Given the near universal agreement across a wide range of educators that personalization has tremendous potential for education, I've started thinking more about the threat posed by personalization.
June 25, 2012
"Personalization" is the buzzword of ISTE 2012: in the years ahead, that word will be the frontline of the battleground between educationists with competing visions of the future of learning.
April 18, 2012
I arrive at the final of my three part series of Automated Essay Score Predictors.In this final post, I offer a scenario of how Automated Essay Score Predictors could be used in a progressive history course in an elite private school.
April 17, 2012
How could machines that automatically grade essays lead to Deeper Learning? On the face of it, the premise sounds preposterous. But I'm increasingly convinced that there is a potentially powerful policy strategy here, and this post provides an overview. But first, a review of what Automated Essay Scoring programs are.
April 15, 2012
Do new technologies and new media truly transform practice, or are they amplifiers of well-established pedagogies?