The Science And Tech Behind Next-Gen Education—Infographic
Over 9 in 10 educators are interested in the benefits of tech.
The Classrooms Of The Future
What do educators think?
- 98% think that interactive video is going to be important to education in the future.
- 98% anticipate self-paced curriculums.
- 98% believe video will play an important role in the personalization of education.
- 89% are interested in VR/AR/360 video.
The Benefits Of Tech
- Greater reach
1 in 3 education professionals sees video as a way to reach students who don’t have access to classroom learning.
- Lifelong learning
More than ever students will need the ability to continue learning new skills throughout their lives.
- AI revolution
From 1995 to 2014, the use of IT more than doubled in OECD countries, and it’s still growing—students need digital skills to succeed.
- Diverse careers
1 in 3 15 year-olds plana to pursue one of the top 10 most popular occupations, regardless of whether they’ll continue to be in demand.
Technology provides a way to show students a wider range of opportunities. 86% of educators think students need video capture skills to succeed in their future workplace.
Using Video To Maximize Classroom Time
Educational institutions say video increases:
- Student satisfaction: 91%
- Student achievements: 82%
- Educator collaboration: 80%
- Professional development: 80%
From 2014 to 2019, educators increased use of video for:
- Student assignments
- Capturing campus events
- Flipped instruction
- Personal introductions in online learning
- Feedback on assignments
- Flipped instruction
What Is It?
- In class: Teachers review homework and present new content.
- Out of class: Students do homework to practice.
- New learning instruction is 35% student-centered, 65% teacher-centered.
- Out of class: Students learn new content through video and tech.
- In class: Students discuss and explore applications.
- Instruction is 80% student-centered, 20% teacher-centered.
Benefits Of Flipping
- Increases student engagement, which in turn improves learning outcomes.
- Learning is more collaborative, helping students build soft skills.
- Teachers lead students to investigate ideas and guide self-discovery.
- Classrooms are may become more active, noisy, and distracting.
- Students may have trouble focusing in a flipped learning environment.
- Flipped instruction must be executed well to reap the benefits.
- In the U.S., nearly 18% of school-age children don’t have internet access at home, meaning they can’t do homework, especially if it relies on tech.
- Public libraries, schools, and corporate donors are working to provide wireless hotspots to students in need.
- Installing WiFi on school buses lets rural students take advantage of longer commutes.
Chatbots For Education
How Chatbots Improve Learning
- By reviewing material repeatedly over time, students are better able to remember what they’ve learned.
- Software algorithms can predict when you’ll start to forget what you’ve learned, and provide time reminders to optimize memorization.
- Learners who receive feedback immediately show greater improvement than those who get delayed feedback.
- Teachers can’t always grade an essay, but an AI can. AI can even score papers within 92% accuracy, compared to human graders.
- Chatbots can track student performance and adjust the curriculum to better meet their individual needs.
- Chatbots serve as a guide to help pace learning, not a replacement for a teacher or professor.
- Free chatbot that can be embedded in learning platforms like Blackboard
- Can be programmed with answers to FAQs relating to course syllabus
- Provides answers with links and images to help guide students through the course
- Gives students immediate answers and relieves teachers’ email load
Summit Learning Project
- Chatbots adapt learning to each student, enabling self-paced learning.
- They act as a virtual tutor that notes students’ trouble spots and adjusts to their needs.
- Teachers can focus on creating lessons, while chatbots take over pacing and assessment as students move from one lesson to the next.
- A chatbot built on IBM’s Watson and trained using data from the course’s forum.
- Created by Asok Goel at Georgia Tech and added to an online course as a teaching assistant—students had no idea Jill was really an AI.
- Jill answers routine, technical questions like "Where do I find ___?"
Communicating With Parents
- Tools like Facebook Messenger and Remind help teachers and staff communicate with parents and older students outside of the classroom.
- They can also provide answers when they aren’t available to chat
- Preprogrammed answers to routine inquiries
- Auto replies to messages outside of office hours