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DARPA Digital Tutor: Four Months to Total Technical Expertise? (lesswrong.com)
7 points by barry-cotter 68 days ago | hide | past | favorite | 2 comments

> The Digital Tutor students outperformed traditionally taught students and field experts in solving IT problems on the final assessment. They did not merely meet the goal of being as good after 16 weeks as experts in the field, but they actually outperformed them. This is a ridiculously positive outcome, and we need to look closely to see what parts of this story are believable and make some conjectures for why this happened and some bets about whether it will replicate.

>solving IT problems on the final assessment

would love to see those

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