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Failure to disrupt : why technology alone can't transform education

Author: Justin Reich
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2020. ©2020
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"From MOOCs to autograders to computerized tutors, technologies designed for large-scale learning have never lived up to the hype. Justin Reich once promoted these "transformative" novelties; now he reveals their failures. Successful education reform, he concludes, will focus on incremental institutional change, not the next killer app"--
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Reich, Justin, 1977-
Failure to disrupt.
Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2020
(DLC) 2020012257
(OCoLC)1145415890
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Justin Reich
ISBN: 9780674249684 0674249682 9780674249660 0674249666
OCLC Number: 1196194730
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 312 pages)
Contents: Introduction: A tinker's guide to learning at scale --
Part I. Three genres of learning at scale: MOOCs and instructor-guided learning --
Algorithm-guided learning: adaptive tutors and computer-assisted instruction --
Peer-guided learning: networked learning communities, aggregators, and syndication --
Testing the genres: learning games --
Part II. Dilemmas in learning at scale: The curse of the familiar --
The edtech Matthew effect --
The trap of routine assessment --
The toxic power of data --
Conclusion: The next robot tutor in the sky.
Responsibility: Justin Reich.
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From MOOCs to autograders to computerized tutors, technologies designed for large-scale learning have never lived up to the hype. Despite its promise, Justin Reich shows that technology cannot  Read more...

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As the pandemic forces so many school systems and learning institutions to move online, the desire to educate students well using online tools and platforms is more pressing than ever. But as Justin Read more...

 
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