Aape Pohjavirta

Personalised learning and the new role of teachers

By Aape Pohjavirta, chief evangelist and founder at Funzi.

What advantages entail the use of big data in education? Are there issues against it? How the big data and analytics revolution will transform learning in the following years? And what will be the role of the teachers in this new scenario? Aape Pohjavirta is a passionate of new ways of learning — and a big Asimov fan — who gives us his point of view on these questions in the short video below. This contribution would not have been possible without the kind collaboration of the TEDxBarcelona Education event.

« As Asimov predicted, in the future learners will have their individual personal teacher supporting their personal growth »

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  1. […] primero de ellos, la UOC ofrece un post en el que el finlandés Aape Pohjavirta analiza cómo va a ser el rol de los profesores en el futuro. Y lo hace a partir de una cita de Isaac Asimov quien vaticinó hace decenas de años que “en el […]

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Are Big Data & Analytics shaping a smarter society?

Every day we generate a huge amount of big data, but we need to resort to analytics to make abstract information meaningful and get valuable knowledge from it. In education, learning platforms let us easily gather an immense quantity of data regarding students’ behaviour, interactions, preferences and opinions. When properly analysed — through learning analytics — all these data might provide useful insight on how to make learning processes more adaptive, attractive and efficient.

Are these techniques allowing us to provide better support to our students? Are we taking advantage of big data and analytics to help shape the citizens of the future?

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