How can educators personalize teaching and learning at scale?
Adaptive learning systems offer this potential by fitting the appropriate content with the right learner at the right time. Adaptive learning systems aren’t new, but only recently has a slew of start-ups enabled the possibility of scaling the technology to a wide variety of courses and customizing them to the desires of a higher education institution.
How do these systems work and how do they differ? In what way are these systems like learning games? Where is the market for these systems potentially headed? What are the obstacles to greater adoption? How might they effect higher education in the future?