intellADAPT Initiates National Pilot with Six HBCUs at UDC

On Thursday, October 6, 2016, intellADAPT, a Boston based educational technology and Adaptive Learning Startup, held two events at The University of the District of Columbia, in Washington, DC. This was the first phase of the National Science Foundation funded pilot project which will provide opportunities for six participating Historically Black Colleges and Universities to explore and implement intellADAPT’s patented Adaptive 2.0 technology. This phase of the pilot will be ongoing over the next nine months.

The events held October 6th included a one-hour Open Discussion about intellADAPT’s Adaptive 2.0 education technology. This session was led by Dr. Nish Sonwalkar, (ScD. MIT), intellADAPT’s CEO and Founder and members of intellADAPT’s staff. The second even of the day was a Workshop for representatives from the six participating HBCUs will be held and conducted by intellADAPT staff.

The six HBCUs participating were Alabama A&M University, Alabama State University, Central State University (OH), Tougaloo College, The University of the District of Columbia, and the University of Maryland Eastern Shores. IntellADAPT looks forward to initiating collaborative efforts with these institutions to implement the pilot program in the near future.

The intellADAPT team would like to give a special thank you to Dr. Carl Moore and his staff at The University of the District of Columbia for serving as host for this important event.

For more information about intellADAPT and partnership opportunities, please visit our website at or contact the intellADAPT staff at (617) 287-5791.

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Dr. Nish Sonwalkar presents at the Adaptive Learning Leadership conference in DC.

Dr. Nish Sonwalkar presented at the Adaptive Learning Summit in DC on August 25, discussing the importance of personalized learning in the modern classroom, how intellADAPT’s Adaptive 2.0 software can boost learning efficiency for a wide range of ages and topics, and the future of intellADAPT with brain-wave adaptive learning.


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On February 11th, 2015 intellADAPT’s founder, Dr. Nish Sonwalkar, spoke at ThinkFWD’s quarterly speaker series. Dr. Nish joined Lani Guinier, Dr. Nancy Hoffman and Dr. Vijay Kumar, in discussing higher education through the lenses of technology and politics.

“Institutions of higher education have been described as “great equalizers,” giving Americans from all backgrounds a chance at social and economic mobility. But today, many argue that colleges are sharpening class divides rather than blurring them. How can we ensure that higher ed is a springboard for opportunity? And how can we create career pathways so students from diverse backgrounds can break into high growth industries like the technology sector?”

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