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Transforming Adult Education Through Technology

Published by: EdSurge ADULT ACTION: Education’s not just about the kids; there are 36 million US adults who lack basic skills. And despite the fact that 85 percent of respondents in a report from Tyton Partners and Joyce Foundation on this topic say technology can play a role, there’s still much to be desired. Read Full Article

|Mar 31st, 2015

Research Shows Technology Has the Potential to Reshape Adult Education

Landmark national survey of adult educators shows tremendous opportunity for instructional technology to dramatically improve and expand adult basic education BOSTON, March 31, 2015 – Thirty-six million American adults lack the basic skills required for meaningful employment in today’s workforce, and only a fraction are served by existing educational programs. New research finds a huge opportunity waiting to be tapped...

|Mar 31st, 2015

Report: Faculty weigh in on digital courseware

Published by: eCampus News A new study provides the ed-tech community with some of the only research into postsecondary faculty perspectives on the state of the digital courseware market. Read Full Article

|Mar 27th, 2015

Faculty Views on Digital Courseware

Published by: Inside Higher Ed Tyton Partners, the former Education Growth Advisors, this week released the first of three papers based on surveys it conducted on faculty and administrator attitudes about digital courseware. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation funded the surveys, which yielded 2,700 responses. Read Full Article

|Mar 10th, 2015

Survey: Half of Faculty Have Used Digital Coursware, but Cost and Time Remain Obstacles

Published by: Campus Technology More than half, 54 percent, of faculty used digital courseware in the 2013-2014 school year, according to a new survey, “Faculty Perspectives on Courseware,” from Tyton Partners. Almost as many, 52 percent, told researchers they value its potential impact. Read Full Article

|Mar 10th, 2015

STUDY: FACULTY HAVE SPOKEN ON DIGITAL COURSEWARE

New Research Provides Insights and Actions for Courseware Suppliers and Institutions to Support Adoption and Improve Satisfaction BOSTON, (March 10, 2015) – Tyton Partners today released findings from a national survey of postsecondary faculty that reveals the current state of courseware adoption, as well as insight into barriers to adoption at their institutions and faculty satisfaction. “Time for Class: Lessons...

|Mar 10th, 2015

Evidence of Learning Framework: Beneficial for Students, Institutions, and Employers

Published by: The EvoLLLution The traditional approaches to measuring and sharing an individual’s learning no longer match the expectations of students, employers and higher education administrators. Transcripts—the official record for what a student has learned—simply do not capture or communicate an individual’s capabilities and understate skills such as critical thinking, teamwork and problem solving. But while employers are placing more...

|Feb 11th, 2015

Defining ‘Evidence of Learning’

Published by: Inside Higher Ed An investment banking and consulting firm focused on education, Tyton Partners, is issuing a report today that attempts to create a framework for measuring “evidence of learning.” Read Full Article

|Feb 11th, 2015

Building ‘Evidence of Learning’ Structure Will Take Work and Better Software

Published by: Campus Technology Two new studies put out by a company that does higher education consulting propose a framework and offer a kind of buying guide for developing an environment that helps students optimize their educational paths to college and career success — including taking into account what has been learned outside of school. The model could form a...

|Feb 11th, 2015

New Research Creates Essential Framework for Evidence of Learning

BOSTON, (February 10, 2015) – Colleges and universities now have a framework that synthesizes the holistic set of learning experiences accrued by individuals. “Evidence of Learning: The Case for an Integrated Competency Management System for Students, Higher Education and Employers” is the latest research from Tyton Partners (formerly Education Growth Advisors) and was funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates...

|Feb 10th, 2015
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