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SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 12, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cerego, a leader in adaptive learning technology, today announced the findings from the first edition of its “This Is How We Learn” report. The report, which analyzed close to 1 billion learning interactions from more than 1.5 million Cerego learners, provides a detailed look at the current state of learning. Through in-depth analysis of learning behaviors and effective teaching methods, the report reveals key insights around how we learn, debunks prominent learning myths, and provides a roadmap for improving long-term retention of knowledge.
Learning has become a social and economic imperative, just as relevant in the workplace as it is in the classroom. Though access to educational resources has improved dramatically in recent years, bad study habits and entrenched learning myths still hold learners back from mastering subjects and realizing their potential. As technology continues to alter the way we work, educate, and live, it is more important than ever to invest in effective learning practices that can unlock the promise of successful education and training. Corporations will need to harness technology, along with effective learning strategies, to successfully upskill and reskill employees in the age of digital transformation.
“Learning is a fundamental practice that underpins everything we do as humans. Unfortunately, we’re not set-up to succeed at learning effectively,” said Paul Mumma, CEO of Cerego. “In publishing this report, we hope to illuminate some of the knowns and unknowns of learning and help correct the misconceptions that hold people back from reaching their full potential, whether that be at work, school, or in their own career development.”
Cerego’s AI-powered learning platform uses natural language processing to allow instructional designers and teachers to easily build personalized learning experiences and greatly increase long-term retention of knowledge and skills. The “This Is How We Learn” report synthesizes findings drawn from Cerego’s vast user base, which is among the largest learning datasets available outside of academia, and provides concrete direction for learners of all types to better understand and improve their study practices.
Some of the key findings include:
For more insights into how we learn, download the full report here.
Cerego is an adaptive learning platform that uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to scale proven cognitive science and make learning possible for anyone. The proprietary learning engine at the heart of the platform continuously adapts and enhances the learning experience to meet every individual's needs, while predictive analytics deliver actionable data to educators and managers. By improving the learning experience, Cerego aims to unlock the promise of education and training, ultimately helping people reach their full potential. Today, Cerego is used by nearly 2,000 academic institutions and corporate training programs globally, with partners ranging from airlines and financial service providers to medical technology companies and government institutions. For more information about Cerego visit: www.cerego.com.