In our recent series of interviews with adaptive learning powerhouse, Knewton, a number of interesting points were raised by our readers, which we thought were worth exploring further. So, we compiled some of the more challenging questions and David Liu, Knewton’s Chief Operating Officer, sent us his responses.
Can data-driven adaptive learning really work for language learning, a subject that can’t simply be broken down into ‘atoms’ of knowledge that have to be acquired? In the final part of our interview with Knewton, tell us why they think it can work, even if it is more complicated than for a subject like maths.
One of the promises of digital publishing is the ability to improve and update a product on a continual basis. For that to work, you need to know which parts of your course are working well and which are failing to meet their objectives. In part 3 of our interview with Knewton, they explain how they believe data analysis can provide the insights needed to refine and improve ELT courses, going beyond what even the most knowledgeable and experienced author/editor team could do.
In part two of our interview with Knewton’s Chief Operating Officer, David Liu, we tackle the potentially thorny issue of sharing of data between publishers, and find out more about Knewton’s ambition to become a must-have for every ELT publisher.
We believe there are a lot of folks already at a disadvantage in ELT if they’re not joining this platform
Knewton is one of the highest profile EdTech companies in the world and the biggest name in adaptive learning – and they’re moving into ELT in a big way. In part one of our in-depth interview with the team from Knewton, we find out what their adaptive learning technology can do and why they believe big data in education will facilitate better learning and student empowerment.
More interesting news from adaptive learning technology provider Knewton today, as they announced their latest publisher partnership, this time with Cambridge University Press, and the opening of a new office in London. The partnership will see the Knewton API integrated with the Cambridge LMS platform, which currently serves over 250,000 students and teachers globally. The move […]