Kaplan’s Chief Learning OfficerDiscusses How Technology and Learning Science Can Improve Education Outcomes Bror Saxberg Joins Bill Gates and Sal Khan on Education Innovation Panel Moderated by Walter Isaacson Business Wire NEW YORK -- May 21, 2012 “We are at the intersection of education, technology and learning science and ready to go forward,” explained Dr. Bror Saxberg, Chief Learning Officer at Kaplan, Inc., speaking at the Microsoft CEO Summit on a panel about Innovation in Education. Saxbergdiscusseshow the pace of learning should be adapted toindividual student needs;how most subject matter experts are only able to share a portion of their knowledge effectively, limiting the effectiveness of many instructors when they teach or design courses;andthe role thatcognitive science and technology can play in improving learning outcomes. Saxberg’s comments were delivered at Microsoft’s 16^thAnnual CEO Summit held last week in Redmond, WA. He was part of a panel discussion moderated by Walter Isaacson, President and CEO of the Aspen Institute, and joined by Bill Gates, Chairman of the Microsoft Corp. and Co-Chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and Sal Khan, founder of Khan Academy. The session entitled, “Innovation in Education,” can be viewed by linking to: http://www.thegatesnotes.com/Topics/Education/Microsoft-CEO-Summit-Innovation-in-Education/ Contact: Kaplan, Inc. Mark Harrad, 212-974-6231 Mark.email@example.com
Kaplan’s Chief Learning Officer Discusses How Technology and Learning Science Can Improve Education Outcomes
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