Adaptive Personalized Learning, Tutoring, Authoring Platform by iTutorSoft
What CLARITY is Not
It is not:
one of many specific approaches, theories, paradigms, technologies or practices. CLARITYis the forest behind these trees
one of many Patches for fixing the existing obsolete education system. CLARITY is a holistic globally scalable yet non-disruptive solution.
one of many Learning Management Systems (LMS) for connecting teachers and students with courses and grade books. No LMS has adaptive learning functionality by itself. But CLARITY can be connected with your LMS as an external tool to author and run adaptive personalized courses. It facilitates a smooth integration of traditional LMS with innovative Adaptive Learning (no disruption)
a micro-learning toy (as in Coursemos), but CLARITY can aggregate micro-learning toys into macro courses, intire curriculum, degree programs, or job support in the right way
one of many Video Presentation + Drill and Practice + Scoring system (as Khan Academy)
about “Differentiated Instruction” manually preplanned by teachers for groups of “similar” learners
about that “Personalized Learning” by filling out your personal Gaps, detected during traditional pre-testing (as in DreamBox platform)
offering authors to do the enormous and error-prone job of manual pre-scripting Content/Test/Feedback for “personal” delivery to learners, depending of their performance (as it is in regular CBT, DreamBox)
offering authors to do enormous and the error-prone job of writing specific rules “Conditions-> Actions” for sequencing Content/Test/Feedback items for each new course, lesson,… and rewriting them again for another one (as in Smart Sparrow platform)
offering “Personalized Recommendations” for options learners would like, based upon their earlier choices or what others have viewed or bought (as it is done in Amazon, Netflix,…) See an article: Why we don’t need a “Netflix for Education”.
providing a static “Personalized Path” through concepts, which was good for other, similar learners (as in early Knewton platform). Can you imagine a complex unreliable iterative process of constructing a personal holistic experience as just going from one concept to another? This approach ignores probes, mistakes, misconceptions, remediation, iterations, as well as tacit knowledge, relations, and integrity of learning experience and knowledge. All of them are covered with CLARITY
about updating a static “Personalized Pathway” through concepts/content (as other vendors do). CLARITY breaks any one-way Personalized Path into many-ways adaptive testing, learning from mistakes, adaptive root-causes diagnosing (generating those exciting Ah-ha moments). These CLARITY features are beyond any update-able one-way Personalized Path.
Neural Networks which need extensive training to work in standard situations and do not ensure any quality in unexpected situations
closing the doors to Content upgrade and integration, using interactive simulations, games, virtual and augmented reality, …
taking away your freedom to analyze needs and define learning objectives; architect, design and update your Content/Test/Feedback items; define parameters of instructional decision-making and style
trying to replace human tutors. Instead, CLARITY empowers human tutors by providing them with current proficiency profiles and recommendations on what to do next. It automates and may scale a tutor’s work to serve learners globally.