Published on March 9, 2014
Smart Sparrow Disrup.ng educa.on with intelligent tutoring technology Dr Dror Ben-Naim Founder, CEO
“The times, they are a changin” Bob Dylan
Personalize and Adap.ve Learning
We’ve got the tools
Personalize Learning at Scale
The Personalized Learning Future
Make the World Smarter In 4 simple steps: ü Empower educators to teach smarter ü Optimize learning ü So it’s easier to learn, and it takes less time ü So you will want to learn more done
Smart Sparrow is an Adap.ve eLearning PlaBorm that lets anyone create rich, interac.ve and adap.ve courseware, powered by learning analy.cs
Educa.on is Moving online What’s missing? Analog Digital Textbooks eBooks Lectures Videos Reading Material PDFs Lecture notes PPT Quiz MCQ Exams MCQ + proctoring Worksheets ? Tutorials ? Labs ? Scenarios (Case-‐Base teaching) ? Microscopy classes ? Private Lesson ? … What’s missing? - a solution for supervised experiences, learning by-doing with adaptive feedback and teacher presence. Solution: Intelligent Tutoring System
Challenges of Teaching Online • Students are not geTng the feedback they need • Educators are out of the loop • Teachers need access to learning data • Content is limited and not engaging • Very Mul.ple Choice Quiz focused
“Give us a mental image” Smart Sparrow MOOC/ Lecture • • Learning by doing Instant Adaptive feedback • Adaptive learning path • Teacher able to "adapt" content
Teach Smarter Focus on interac.ve rich-‐media, simula.ve content Promote Learning By Doing Provide adap.ve feedback Recommended content Adapt learning to individual students Be Intelligent and Adap.ve Empower the Teacher Teachers should have control – they need tools for authoring, managing and analysing
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Smart Sparrow is an Adap.ve eLearning PlaBorm that let anyone to create rich, interac.ve and adap.ve courseware, powered by learning analy.cs
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Analy.cs is a part of the process
Adap.ve Mechanics -‐ Actual Performance Dramatic Reduction in Failure Rates: from 31% to 7% Saves UNSW $1m pa # of Adaptive Tutorials 0 1 4 8 12 12 *2009 data is missing as the course convenor was on sabbatical and the course ran by another lecturer with entirely different curriculum
• The disrup.on is here • MOOCs not the scorch or the savior of higher educa.on • Ins.tu.ons must innovate up the value chain • Adap.ve and personlize learning is a paradigm shi[ • The future is already here – but are you?
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