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Author Reich, Justin, 1977- author.

Title Failure to disrupt : why technology alone can't transform education / Justin Reich
Published Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2020


Description 1 online resource (xi, 312 pages)
Contents Introduction: A tinker's guide to learning at scale -- Part I. Three genres of learning at scale: MOOCs and instructor-guided learning -- Algorithm-guided learning: adaptive tutors and computer-assisted instruction -- Peer-guided learning: networked learning communities, aggregators, and syndication -- Testing the genres: learning games -- Part II. Dilemmas in learning at scale: The curse of the familiar -- The edtech Matthew effect -- The trap of routine assessment -- The toxic power of data -- Conclusion: The next robot tutor in the sky
Summary "From MOOCs to autograders to computerized tutors, technologies designed for large-scale learning have never lived up to the hype. Justin Reich once promoted these "transformative" novelties; now he reveals their failures. Successful education reform, he concludes, will focus on incremental institutional change, not the next killer app"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Educational technology.
Educational change.
Computer-assisted instruction -- Evaluation
Internet in education -- Evaluation
MOOCs (Web-based instruction) -- Evaluation
School improvement programs.
EDUCATION / Computers & Technology.
School improvement programs
Computer-assisted instruction -- Evaluation
Educational change
Educational technology
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780674249684