Thursday, May 17, 2012

Wiley Partners With Artificial Intelligence Firm for Adaptive Learnings on P- and E-Textbooks

May 15, 2012
Wiley Partners With Quantum to Deliver Intelligent Adaptive Learning and Assessment Solution For Accounting Education

Hoboken, NJ — May 14, 2012 — Global publisher John Wiley & Sons, Inc. .... , which provides content and content-enabled services for students and educators, researchers, and professional practitioners, has partnered with Quantum Simulations, Inc., a leading developer of artificial intelligence-based education products and services, to offer intelligent adaptive learning and assessment software with Wiley’s print and digital accounting textbooks, starting with Introductory Accounting through Intermediate Accounting.

Accounting courses are taken by over 1 million students per year by business and non-business majors as well as MBA graduate students.


Each year, hundreds of thousands of accounting students benefit from the unparalleled quality content and student-friendly approach of Wiley’s best-selling accounting titles such as Kimmel’s Financial Accounting, Weygandt’s Accounting Principles, and Kieso’s Intermediate Accounting. Combining the solid content of Wiley books, written by respected authors Don Kieso, Jerry Weygandt, Paul Kimmel, and Terry Warfield, with WileyPLUS and Quantum will help students do even better in their accounting courses while preparing them for the rapidly changing business world. WileyPLUS is a research-based, online environment for effective teaching and learning. The WileyPLUS homework experience for accounting imitates a blank sheet of paper experience, so that students arebetter prepared for in-class exams and the real world. With the addition of Quantum, students now have access to a practice and tutorial system that uses adaptive technology to intuitively respond to their individual work.

[snip]. Quantum helps more students master the course material with less study time by combining advanced artificial intelligence technology, proven pedagogical techniques and content expertise from a wide range of subject matter experts to create individualized learning paths for every student.


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