May 2, 2018|Student Success, Guest Post|

Personalizing Learning for K-12 Grade Students

May 2, 2018|Student Success, Guest Post|

Joanna Eagan-Murray As the Precision Institute at National University explores technology-based personalized learning at the higher education level our colleagues in elementary and secondary schools across the country are also exploring ways to personalize education for their students. Below are the thoughts of Joanna Eagan-Murray, a National Board Certified middle school teacher at [...]

December 12, 2017|Predictive Analytics, Guest Post|

Predicting the Path of Wildfires and Predicting Student Learning Have One Thing in Common: Data Science

December 12, 2017|Predictive Analytics, Guest Post|

Dr. Ilkay Altintas, Chief Data Science Officer at the San Diego Supercomputer Center at the University of California, San Diego, was the invited speaker as part of the Distinguished Speakers Series, hosted by the Precision Institute at National University Nov. 30. The title of her talk was “Creating a Data Science Environment for Scientific, Societal, [...]

November 27, 2017|Guest Post|

Precision Education: Bringing a Scientific Perspective to Student Learning and Success

November 27, 2017|Guest Post|

Guest blog post by Dr. Huda Makhluf, Interim Director of the Precision Institute at National University I think of the act of teaching as scientific research, and each assignment as a hypothesis. When I teach biology, I hypothesize that the work I ask students to do will help them learn a key concept. If they [...]

September 20, 2017|Guest Post|

Precision Education: A National University Professor Unbundles a Course

September 20, 2017|Guest Post|

Guest post by National University human anatomy and physiology adjunct faculty member Nima Salimi, a biologist who also works in the Division of Vaccine Discovery at the La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology. He writes about how he is “unbundling” a course as part of the Precision Education initiative at National University. I think [...]

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