Education & Teacher Training
Expand your horizon on data-driven, personalised and adaptive learning

Course Details

Language English
Duration 5 week
Effort 5-6 hours/week
Description

A 5-week course introducing personalised and adaptive technology-based learning. The course aims primarily to reach instructional designers, teachers, trainers, tutors, project managers and researchers who want to build, enhance and/or improve technology-based adaptive courses.
The mechanisms and components of adaptive learning systems as well as didactical aspects of adaptive instructional design will be explained throughout the course. We will also touch on data related issues, such as learning analytics and measuring learning. The course will conclude with a look at the challenges of implementing adaptive learning scenarios and possible future implications.
Upon completing the course, you will be able to analyse and evaluate technology-based personalised and adaptive learning modules and environments for your own or institutional needs.

Prerequisites

Interest in innovative teaching approaches in online environments.

Plan


  • Week 1: Introduction to personalised and adaptive learning

  • Week 2: Adaptive learning systems

  • Week 4: Learning analytics

  • Week 4: Didactic aspects of adaptive Instructional Designs

  • Week 5: Future developments and other considerations

Course instructors

Christof Imhof

Christof Imhof is a researcher at the Institute for Research in Open, Distance, and e-Learning at the Swiss Distance University of Applied Sciences (FFHS). Currently, he is also a doctorate student in psychology at the University of Bern. His research foc…

Dr. Egon Werlen

Egon Werlen is the head of the research field “Emotion, Reading and Learning” in the institute for Research in Open-, Distance- and eLearning (IFeL) at the Distance University of Applied Sciences (FFHS), which also holds the UNESCO Chair on Personalised a…

Dr. Ioan-Sorin Comsa

Ioan-Sorin Comsa received the Ph.D. degree from the Institute for Research in Applicable Computing, University of Bedfordshire, U.K., in June 2015. He is a Research Assistant with the Swiss Distance University of Applied Sciences (FFHS). He was also invol…

Dr. Ivan Moser

Ivan Moser is a researcher at the Institute for Research in Open-, Distance- and eLearning (IFeL) of the Distance University of Applied Sciences (FFHS). His research interests include e-learning innovations and technology-enhanced learning with a focus on…

Dr. Stéphanie McGarrity

Stéphanie McGarrity is a lecturer at the Distance University of Applied Sciences (FFHS), using among others, blended learning, flipped classroom, adaptive learning and MOOC. Previously, she was a researcher the institute for Research in Open-, Distance- a…

Dr. Tansu Pancar

Tansu Pancar is a researcher in the institute for Research in Open-, Distance- and eLearning (IFeL) at the Swiss Distance University of Applied Sciences (FFHS), and of the UNESCO Chair on Personalised and Adaptive Distance Education. His research interest…

Franziska Hirt

Franziska Hirt is a digital learning expert at Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW). Previously she worked as a researcher at the Institute for Research in Open-, Distance- and eLearning (IFeL) and the UNESCO Chair on Personalised and Adaptive Dis…

Prof. Per Bergamin

Per Bergamin is Professor for Didactics in Distance Education and E-Learning at the Swiss Distance University of Applied Sciences (FFHS). Since 2006 he acts as the Director of the Institute for Research in Open-, Distance- and eLearning (IFeL) and from 20…

Victoria Mirata

Victoria Mirata is a researcher in the field of personalised and adaptive learning at the Institute for Research in Open-, Distance- and eLearning (IFeL) and the UNESCO Chair on Personalised and Adaptive Distance Education. Her research interests include …

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