Key Characteristic: Differentiated
Differentiation refers to competency-based learning practices that recognize and adjust to meet the needs of individual learners. Differentiation is multi-faceted and applies to learner support, communications and interventions,
as well as learning processes.
- Adaptive: Content is designed with learning alternatives and branching closely tied to the learner’s specific interactions with the content.
- Choice: Learners select different learning resources and pathways based on their own choices.
- Personalized: Relevant, timely communications tailored to learners’ individual activities and needs.
- Interventions: Feedback, guidance, activities, or tasks designed to help individuals progress along their learning paths.