Personalized Instruction Using Technology Yields Uneven Results

Education Week – Michele Molnar

Using technology to educate students isn’t always effective, or cost-effective, and doesn’t necessarily translate into what is often called “personalized learning,” according to a report released Monday.

The review of various studies by Noel Enyedy, an associate professor of education and information studies at the University of California-Los Angeles, concludes that education technology deployed in the name of personalized instruction yields modest improvements in educational outcomes, at best, in some cases, and none at all in others. Read More

iCheck out this full brief by Noel Enyedy, University of California at Los Angeles and National Education Policy Center (NEPC): Personalized Instruction: New Interest, Old Rhetoric, Limited Results, and the Need for a new Direction for Computer-Mediated Learning