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September 14, 2022 • 1 minute read
By: Mike Hale, Ph.D., Chief Learning and Content Officer

VitalSource has long been committed to increasing student success through easy access to affordable content. We also believe that if you can, you must improve learning for students and expand educational opportunities for all learners. Of course, we are not alone in this view and it is the reason many companies have built assessment-rich course materials. 

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The Value of Artificial Intelligence in Digital Learning

January 25, 2024 • 1 minute read

The topic of Artificial Intelligence in education is a critical and timely one and at a recent conference I was asked an interesting question.During a panel at the recent ...

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Can AI create effective learning tools for students?

October 3, 2023 • 3 minute read

Can AI create effective learning tools for students? Emerging research says yes.

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Artificial Intelligence, meet Learning Science

May 16, 2023 • 4 minute read

In recent months, the topic of generative AI has taken over higher education. Since the launch of OpenAI’s ChatGPT in late 2022, hundreds of generative AI technologies have come...

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The Power of Learning Science within Bookshelf CoachMe®

September 14, 2022 • 1 minute read

VitalSource has long been committed to increasing student success through easy access to affordable content. We also believe that if you can, you must improve learning for...

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The Practical Effects of Maximizing Learning by Doing

April 19, 2022 • 2 minute read

If I were to ask most educators, instructional designers, and even students, nearly everyone would agree that yes, doing practice while you study is a good thing. Formative...

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Bookshelf CoachMe™️: Tapping into the Trifecta of Learning

January 11, 2022 • 2 minute read

When students engage with quality assessments their learning improves and yet the vast majority of digital textbooks do not have assessments included for students to check...

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Iterative Improvement—A Commitment through Research

October 27, 2021 • 2 minute read

Oftentimes, research papers aim to be groundbreaking or to show significant positive findings. While these studies often push forward what is known in the learning sciences, these...

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Learning Science Innovation

June 21, 2021 • 1 minute read

As a leader in EdTech, VitalSource is committed to improving learning for students and expanding educational opportunities for all learners. From product development to delivery,...

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Helping Students with Adaptivity

March 2, 2021 • 2 minute read

My colleague Benny Johnson and I recently presented a paper for a special session on Adaptive Instructional Systems during the 22nd International Conference on Human-Computer...

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Impactful Learning: A Q&A with Benny Johnson and Rachel Van Campenhout

February 4, 2021 • 5 minute read

Benny Johnson, PhD, director of research and development, and Rachel Van Campenhout, learning science specialist, are both published researchers, experts in research and learning...

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Impactful Learning: A Q&A with Mike Hale

January 21, 2021 • 6 minute read

Mike Hale, PhD, is the vice president of education for North America for VitalSource. Mike has more than 25 years’ experience in the field of education as a teacher, author,...

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