Adaptive learning is an educational method which uses computers as interactive teaching devices. Computers adapt the presentation of educational material according to students' learning needs, as indicated by their responses to questions and tasks. The technology encompasses aspects derived from various fields of study including computer science, education, and psychology.
Training Magazine sees adaptive learning strategies as a 2015 industry trend. It seems that Corporate America has been using adaptive learning strategies for years in eLearning courses. However, with the ability to more easily produce and provide access to rich media (video) and with the adoption of collaboration technologies, more options will be provided to the learner to accommodate various learning styles.