Fishtree Extends the Reach of its Online Education Platform To Concordia University, Chicago

By CIOReview | Thursday, November 12, 2015

WASHINGTON, WA- Fishtree  partners with Concordia University Chicago for developing a series of courses utilizing the Fishtree adaptive learning platform.  Fishtree, a modern learning platform enables education technology providers to customize curriculum according to individual educator and student’s needs. This collaboration makes an effort to reach the potential of offering a complete graduate degree program. The courses generally focus on online teaching, learning and competency-based education, which is developed using the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) - online teaching and course design standards.

The partnership equips personalized one-to-one instruction through innovative analytics to deliver Concordia-Chicago's curriculum in an engaging online environment. The project consists of development and execution of self-paced, instructor-facilitated courses in online teaching, learning and competency-based education. These courses aim at demonstrating- how a standards-based, adaptive learning platform can support instructional strategies and learning outcomes inherent in online teaching and learning environment.

“Fishtree’s next generation learning platform offers a new development in learning analytics that can facilitate the personalization process,” stated Terry Nealon, Founder and CEO. 

With the help of Fishtree system, students are assessed on an objective-by-objective basis, guiding them in an easy-to-comprehend manner. Students can advance in their learning process only by successfully passing the objective under study. The resources used by each student to complete an assignment is completely audited by the teachers, resulting in an efficient re-assessment process.