Adaptive Learning Program for Developing Employability Skills

Jackson, Timothy P. and Oliver, Stan (2018) Adaptive Learning Program for Developing Employability Skills. Journal of Pedagogic Development, 8 (1). ISSN 2047-3257

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Abstract

The paper aims to demonstrate the benefits of adaptive learning technologies as a viable alternative to time consuming tutor led individual support. It proposes to reveal how adaptive learning interventions can be effective in enriching student learning while targeting precise areas of development.

This review will compile evidence on the nature and extent of Adaptive Learning tools used to develop employability skills among Higher Education institutions. This will be specifically for students undergoing studies at the graduate level. Given the short time available, a scoping study framework will be used to examine the scope of carrying out a full systematic review or identifying gaps in existing literature (Arksey and O’Malley, 2005).

This design follows the general principles of a systematic review by following pre‐specified methods to reduce the risk of bias by selecting favourable studies, and extracting and analysing data that backs a particular hypothesis. That is, the methods are determined a priori, and are transparent and replicable.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: adaptive learning, learning interventions, scoping, employability, systematic review
Subjects: X300 Academic studies in Education
Department: Faculties > Business and Law > Newcastle Business School > Business and Management
Depositing User: Paul Burns
Date Deposited: 28 Sep 2018 15:59
Last Modified: 11 Dec 2018 10:00
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/35949

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