If you haven’t heard of “adaptive learning” environments, you will. If this doesn’t change the role of teachers in the classroom, what will?
What he calls a “data interoperability engine” promises to take any kind of educational content, break it down and present it to students at exactly the sequence and pace they need, while giving detailed feedback on performance to both students and professors. “We can classify students by ability level down to the concept,” Ferreira tells Fast Company. “Professors get a profile and they know exactly what people know coming in.”