By 2018, “the classroom will learn you,” IBM researchers predicted in their annual list of five innovations that will occur in the next half-decade, some with a major impact on education.
[caption id="attachment_46810" align="alignleft" width="150"] Educational best practices may get a boost from data analytics.[/caption]
The researchers said a boom in data-driven digital resources shouldn’t have professors worried, however. It’s not about replacing instructors, said Chalapathy Neti, director of Education Transformation at IBM Research, but making classrooms more equal across the board.
Think of it as institutions buying a “best...