I have come to the conclusion that we're not optimizing for the right outcomes as we move students through today's educational system. In any endeavor, we have goals and we have constraints we face when pursuing those goals. Given the constraints, how we choose to optimize our effort toward meeting our goals has a huge impact on the actions we take and the outcomes we … [Read more...] about Is Our Education System Optimizing For The Wrong Outcomes?
Big data is not a wonder cure for productivity and economic growth in every sector. In some fields, such as education, big data, if applied the right way can drive forward innovation and new approaches. But educators have to go about this right way. Big data solutions have generated a lot of hype and excitement over the last few years. It is - or was - seen as the answer to … [Read more...] about Prospects and Challenges of Applying Big Data in Education
Big data is offering us the opportunity to look at things we could only guess at before. This allows us to look at things from new angles, study them in ways that were impossible just a few years ago and get new insights that we didn't even know where out there. In this way it is changing almost every industry it's touching, like healthcare, logistics and “ yes “ education. The … [Read more...] about How Big Data Can Change the Education System in Few Years
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New technologies allow schools, colleges and universities to analyse absolutely everything that happens. From student behaviour, testing results, careers developments of students as well as educational needs based on changing societies. A lot of these data has already been stored and is used for statistical analysis by government agencies such as the National Center for … [Read more...] about Four Ways Big Data Will Revolutionize Education