A peek at Lumen’s Waymaker

Posted Posted in OER, Open Ed

Just wrapped up a webinar hosted by Lumen Learning to introduce a project they have underway.  As David Wiley explained it, it’s an LMS plug-in that promises to help close the gap introduced by Bloom’s (1984) 2-sigma problem.  For Wiley, I think the main takeaway from Bloom here is that the average student is capable of amazing learning. This is the founding hypothesis to Lumen’s approach to bolstering an LMS and incorporating OER. With ad hoc tutoring, that is, with the instructor and students linking […]