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Unlocking the potential of technology in education
Unlocking the potential of technology in education

Author(s): Agata Czopek, Piotr Pietrzak
Subject(s): Social Sciences, Education
Published by: Szkoła Główna Handlowa w Warszawie, Fundacja Promocji i Akredytacji Kierunków Ekonomicznych
Keywords: adaptive learning solutions; learning analytics; cognitive computing; artificial intelligence systems; natural language processing; machine learning

Summary/Abstract: Over the last years various attempts to legitimate technology in education have been observed. Beginning from the examples of simple digitization of schools books through „iPad school” initiative in the Netherlands till dedicated closed tablet solutions in the USA. At the end of 2014 first adaptive learning solutions were introduced. The Knewton's system using knowledge graph started giving recommendations for learners on what questions should they work next, provided learning analytics and instructions predicting future results. In 2015 cognitive computing and artificial intelligence systems that use natural language processing and machine learning entered the market. IBM started working on a comprehensive solution for personalized learning. The practical implementations of those system can not only improve students' outcomes but also help to close skills gaps and rise employability. This article presents solutions that are being unlocked right now showing examples of newly created value of technology in education.

  • Issue Year: 65/2016
  • Issue No: 3
  • Page Range: 78-82
  • Page Count: 5
  • Language: English