Learning With Big Data (Kindle Single): The Future of Education

Learning With Big Data Kindle Single The Future of Education Homework assignments that learn from students Courses tailored to fit individual pupils Textbooks that talk back This is tomorrow s education landscape thanks to the power of big data These advances

  • Title: Learning With Big Data (Kindle Single): The Future of Education
  • Author: Viktor Mayer-Schönberger Kenneth Cukier
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 157
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Homework assignments that learn from students Courses tailored to fit individual pupils Textbooks that talk back This is tomorrow s education landscape, thanks to the power of big data These advances go beyond the much discussed rise of online courses As the New York Times bestselling authors of Big Data explain, the truly fascinating changes are actually occurring iHomework assignments that learn from students Courses tailored to fit individual pupils Textbooks that talk back This is tomorrow s education landscape, thanks to the power of big data These advances go beyond the much discussed rise of online courses As the New York Times bestselling authors of Big Data explain, the truly fascinating changes are actually occurring in how we measure students progress and how we can use that data to improve education for everyone, in real time, both on and offline Learning with Big Data offers an eye opening, insight packed tour through these new trends, for educators, administrators, and readers interested in the latest developments in business and technology.

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    1. Clear, brief, to the point. Raises interesting questions both about opportunities and dangers of Big Data applied to education considering educators, institutions and students interests.

    2. The Utopian Classroom         Let us imagine a future- The year 2020. Here we are seated in one of the most sophisticated classrooms, learning previously undelivered or even unheard of courses, even while we are on the move.  Yes, you read that right. For, in this futuristic era, we take our classrooms along with our cell-phones and tablets. Every student gets individual tutoring through his smart-phone. His performance gets monitored to the minutest of details like: How long did it ta [...]

    3. This was a very interesting read that discusses how “big data” is currently affecting our everyday lives and how this is making it’s way into education. This book is an example itself of big data in that it is only available in the digital format, mostly because they (the authors) want feedback/data about the book. They want feedback about how their audience is interacting with the book. They want to know how long it takes to read the book, how many people finish the book, what sections ar [...]

    4. Balanced and concise outline of a complex issue. The promises and pitfalls of computer-assisted, individualised, adaptive learning need to be reflected on, urgently and by all members of society. The implications of misgoverning this dilemma between efficiency and human freedom will be momentous. The authors of this essay clearly lay out the stakes but are prudent enough not to draw final conclusions. There is, however, an important element that is missing from the discussion in this short book. [...]

    5. Big Data LearningI enjoyed reading Big Data by Mayer-Schönberger and Cukier for a better understanding of what is to come with our educational system and technology. It was actually very inspiring, as well. It talks about how "big data" will be shaping our world in the years to come. By feedback, initialization, and probabilistic predictions we can better understand how, what, and why we learn. However, this was something I recommend for those new to this concept - still loved

    6. An extension of their thoughts from their first book on Big Data, applied specifically to education. Their argument is big data allows us to collect more information, to create a more individualized learning experience and to intervene sooner when students begin to fail.

    7. learning, data, learning about learning, data about learning, data about learning about data, and, specially, learning about data about learning

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