Live Twitter Chat – Adaptive Technology: A Revolution in Learning
Adaptive learning technology is causing a revolution in learning as we know it.
By personalizing learning for each student, adaptive is taking higher education by storm.
Join our live Twitter chat on adaptive learning technology featuring Dr. Ulrik Christensen (@juulchristensen), CEO of Area9 and the co-creator of several of McGraw-Hill Education’s adaptive learning tools, and Chris Dawson (@mrdatahs), education technology writer at ZDNet.
Ask questions and join the conversation by using the hashtag #adaptivechat
New Suite of Adaptive Learning Products, Including First-Ever Adaptive E-Book
Adaptive technology personalizes learning by continually assessing students’ knowledge, skill and confidence levels and designing targeted study paths to bolster students’ understanding in the areas where they need to improve the most. By allowing students to focus their outside-of-class study time on the topics and concepts that are most challenging to them, adaptive learning has been shown to help students study more efficiently, develop greater proficiency and earn better grades. It also benefits instructors: By better preparing students for class, adaptive learning enables instructors to spend more time delving into advanced concepts and engaging students in high-level discussion.
The Countdown to Digital Has Begun
“Aside from the college library, you hopefully won’t be able to find a printed textbook on a college campus in three years. And if you are, we should all be disappointed.”
Super-adaptive learning technology can and does transform the learning experience. It empowers both instructors and students to achieve more successful outcomes.
McGraw-Hill Connect Improves Student Success and Increases Instructor Efficiency at Hinds Community College!
Professor Feaster says, “I observed that A students are going to make A’s regardless of what is asked of them. The Connect and LearnSmart assignments force all of the students to study in a variety of ways […] which evidently improves their understanding.” The data backs this up, showing that Connect made a significant difference for students who might have otherwise withdrawn from or failed the course or who may not learned the material well enough to pass the course. As a result, Professor Feaster “absolutely” recommends Connect to other faculty.
LearnSmart – It’s Proven
Final analysis shows when LearnSmart is assigned more B students earn A’s and more C students get B’s.
The distribution shows the aggregate of letter grades assigned by instructors. A Chi Square test was performed to determine if final course grades were distributed differently across the two groups (control and experimental). The test indicated a significant difference, Χ2 (4) = 11.667, p = .020 (an alpha level of .05 was adopted for this statistical test).
Announcing the Winners of the Get Connected and Win Video Contest
We asked students across the country to create a video about McGraw-Hill Connect and how it has helped them. So many excellent videos came in that it was hard for our panel of judges to decide, but the winners have been posted! Check them out at GetConnectedandWin.com.
The Connect Team
- New Connect Quick Guides Site is Live!
- 95% of Student Survey Participants Report Connect’s Tegrity Tool Improves Learning
- Using the Item Analysis Report to target your instruction
- McGraw-Hill Connect Increases Student Performance and Engagement at San Diego State University!
- Do More with McGraw-Hill Connect and Blackboard!
- Digital Faculty Consultants Share LearnSmart Benefits
- Tips for Accessing LearnSmart in Connect
- Connect Enhancements Are Coming!
- McGraw-Hill/Blackboard Total Course Solution Launches!
- McGraw-Hill Connect with LearnSmart Improves Student Success and Engagement at the University of Colorado Denver!