"Adaptive technology is nothing new to Arizona State University. The Tempe, AZ-based institution began using adaptive courseware beginning in 2011 with math. According to Dale Johnson, adaptive program manager within ASU's EdPlus, the school was seeing a 50 to 55 percent student success range, "which is pretty typical throughout higher ed for college algebra and college math — and we wanted to do better." A college algebra class began testing Assessment and Learning in Knowledge Spaces (ALEKS), a McGraw-Hill product that uses adaptive questioning, enabling the success rate to rise by 20 percentage points."—Source: Campus Technology
WHY THIS MATTERS:
At ASU, the power of adaptive learning is being harnessed like never before. Read how they are building out a new undergraduate program dubbed the Adaptive Chassis that puts personalization at its core.