Acrobatiq CEO Eric Frank to Present at 2015 New Directions in Online Learning Conference

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Online Learning Innovator Will Discuss Better Learning Through Science in Wednesday, April 15 Session

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Acrobatiq Chief Executive Officer Eric Frank is one of the noted speakers at the New Directions in Online Learning Conference in Philadelphia this week.

In his session, Frank will explore the ways that deep learning can be measured in the online course environment and how resulting data can serve as the genesis for instructional innovations, including personalization, competency-based education, better allocation of support, and, most profoundly, yet-to-be discovered innovations imagined by committed educators. Participants will learn the ways that data-driven curriculum design based in the science of how people learn can be used by leading institutions to personalize the learning experience and improve student retention.

Acrobatiq is advancing the pioneering research in online learning from Carnegie Mellon University’s Open Learning Initiative (OLI) through its platform and portfolio of outcomes-driven adaptive curriculum built on breakthrough applications of learning data. Winner of the 2015 Return On Education (ROE) VentureED Innovation Award, Acrobatiq’s approach to optimizing learning is based on leading-edge research in cognitive science, human-computer interaction, and statistical analysis from Carnegie Mellon.

What: “Better Learning Through Science: Using Student Performance Data to Drive Innovation in Online Learning,” a presentation at the New Directions in Online Learning Conference

Who: Eric Frank, CEO, Acrobatiq

When: Wednesday, April 15, 11 am.

Where: Sheraton University City, 3549 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia

About Acrobatiq
Acrobatiq is a learning outcomes optimization company backed by Carnegie Mellon University. Building on CMU’s historic strengths in learning science and the Open Learning Initiative’s pioneering research in online learning, Acrobatiq’s data-driven adaptive platform and curriculum solutions enable fined-grained measurement, analysis and visualization of student learning performance. Data is used to support instructional innovation, personalized learning, and measurable improvements in student outcomes so more students can achieve their educational goals. Learn more at

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