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Adaptive Learning: A Stabilizing Influence
Oct 22, 2018  • Colm Howlin

Recently we had a paper Adaptive Learning: A Stabilizing Influence Across Disciplines and Universities published in the Online Learning Journal based on some of the collaborative research that we have been doing with two partner institutions, the University of Central...

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Principal Component Analysis - A Primer
Oct 22, 2018  • Colm Howlin  Resource Post

This is a resource post that gives a very brief overview of Principal Components Analysis (PCA). We create these resource posts to provide a basic introduction to some techniques and algorithms that we use in our research. Rather than clogging...

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Boosting Self-Regulated Learning
Oct 3, 2018  • Eoin Gubbins

As an adaptive learning system, Realizeit provides tremendous flexibility for students, allowing them to learn in their own way, at their own pace, and at times that are most convenient for them. This kind of flexibility can be immensely beneficial...

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Self-Reported Student Affect
Sep 19, 2018  • Colm Howlin & Eoin Gubbins

In a previous post, we talked about our State Framework, a feature which enables a student to provide a single data input, in real time, on an ad-hoc basis. In this post, we will be discussing how we are going...

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Capturing the Student Voice
Sep 10, 2018  • Colm Howlin

If we genuinely want to make learning personalized, then we need to consider the student voice. Most systems today are excellent at capturing “hard data” – what did the student do, how long did the student spend doing it, what...

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A Q&A on the Goals of Research at Realizeit Labs
Sep 10, 2018  • Realizeit Labs

Hi all, below is a re-post of a Q&A session we put together on the goals of research at Realizeit Labs. We hope you find it interesting and that it gives you a bit more information on how we approach...

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Welcome to Realizeit Labs
Sep 10, 2018  • Colm Howlin

Welcome to Realizeit Labs, the website and blog of the Realizeit Research and Development team. Our mission is to build, extend and evolve the capabilities of Realizeit, our learning platform. We plan to use this space to share with you...

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