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Adaptive Technology Anne-Marie Fiore Curriculum Curriculum Development Digital Learning Higher Education Instructional Design Personalized Learning

Personalized Learning through Adaptive Technology

Over the past few months, you may have heard some chatter about personalized learning through adaptive technology. Not surprising. The Brookings Institution referred to personalized learning as a major movement in education. Murray (2017) stated that colleges and universities are increasingly seeking ways to customize curriculum and learner outcomes via adaptive technology to match student-needs based on […]

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Anne-Marie Fiore Assessment Curriculum Digital Learning Dr. Frank Tiano Instructional Design

The shift from traditional paper and pencil to next generation digital assessment

Assessment is a general term for a broad range of processes for testing, measuring, and evaluating performance. Standardized, alternative, and self-assessment methods are used for the purposes of replacement, diagnosis of performance, and provision of formative and summative evaluation. The National Educational Technology Plan (2017) states: “As technology gives us the capability to improve on […]

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Anne-Marie Fiore Dr. Frank Tiano

4 Considerations When Planning for New Technology

When planning a technology project or initiative in a K-12 school environment, there are four pieces that need consideration for a successful outcome. Every project does not necessarily involve all four pieces, but certainly some of them. Those four pieces are the school network, educational software or web resources, hardware or equipment, and professional development […]

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Anne-Marie Fiore Blended Learning Digital Learning

Exploring the Role of the School Network for Technology Integration

With the recent advent of online assessments, the capabilities of the school network have come to the forefront in many school districts across the nation (Cavanaugh, 2014). In November 2014, President Obama addressed school bandwidth issues during the inaugural superintendent summit on digital learning and future readiness. At the summit, President Obama stated, “Right now, […]