The Netflix Effect: When Software Suggests Students’ Courses

Austin Peay State Uni¬≠versity created an automated system which “considers each student’s planned major, past academic performance, and data on how similar students fared in that class. It crunches this information to arrive at a recommendation. An early test of the system found that it could lead to higher grades and fewer dropouts, officials say.

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