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Open Learning Initiative (OLI)

This website explains the Open Learning Initiative (OLI) of Carnegie Mellon. According to the site, "Using intelligent tutoring systems, virtual laboratories, simulations, and frequent opportunities for assessment and feedback, the Open Learning Initiative (OLI) builds courses that are intended to enact instruction - or, more precisely, to enact the kind of dynamic, flexible, and responsive instruction that fosters learning." "The most powerful feature of web-based instruction is that it allows us to embed assessment into every instructional activity and use the data from those embedded assessments to drive powerful feedback loops for continuous evaluation and improvement. As we deliver the instruction, we use technology to collect real-time interaction level data of all student use. We use... Show More


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