4 Reasons Your Learners Will Prefer Microlearning

| March 27, 2018

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Microlearning has proven extremely popular with employees, who have long dreaded spending hours at a time in boring learning environments. While most are excited about developing new skills, traditional organizational training methods often fail to keep learners interested and engaged.So, what can you do to get them interested?

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CoSN2020: Want to Boost Innovation in Education? Focus on Data

Article | March 18, 2020

With the right tools, educators can pinpoint subject areas where students struggle or skills that teachers need additional training to master. In operations, data can help administrators gauge the effectiveness of technology deployments and measure efficiency indicators such as use or spending. Those benefits are among the reasons why the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) highlighted data-driven practices as one of the top five accelerators in its recently released report, “Driving K–12 Innovation: 2020 Hurdles + Accelerators.” The rest of the list includes social-emotional learning, learners as creators, personalization and building the human capacity of leaders.

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Upskill from the Sofa Through Online Learning

Article | March 18, 2020

We spend between 24 and 25 years of our lives working, so it would be remiss to think that the learning stops when you step out of education. On the contrary, at the rate of technology and change it’s clear that upskilling yourself is vital to adopt new skills. Growth, after all, is essential for your career progression, as well as personal growth. But what is upskilling, how can it benefit you, and what’s the deal with digital learning? In this feature we’ll examine this and more. Upskill meaning Upskilling is an investment in yourself (or an employee) to advance their skills, education and learning. It can be undertaken by an individual, or a company, to better further their growth. It can also be important to ‘reskill’ or level-up your learning after a period of time off, as many parents do re-entering the workforce after paternity leave for instance.

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Using Google Ads To Increase Student Digital Engagement

Article | March 18, 2020

On average, prospective students engage with more than 1,000 digital touchpoints while researching programs in a 6-week period before filling out a lead form. With prospective students moving through different stages of their research funnel and using multiple platforms in the process, understanding the type of audience categories that Google Ads has to offer will provide the clarity you need to make smarter strategic decisions that will help you increase digital engagement. This also allows you to better anticipate your prospects’ interests and preferences while delivering the right marketing message at exactly the right time, whether you’re using Search, Display, or YouTube.

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Inspirational Stories From Aspiring Medical Assistants

Article | March 18, 2020

Last month, we partnered with Zollege and Snap Medical Assistant Academy to provide over $250,000 in scholarships to aspiring medical assistants. Through their applications, we got the opportunity to learn more about why they want to pursue a medical assistant certification, their goals and how this program can help achieve them, and the impact they hope to have in the healthcare field. Below, we have just a handful of some of our favorite responses!

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In June 2018 DTS (a wholly owned subsidiary of the Stonebridge Group) acquired learndirect from Lloyds Development Capital. The Stonebridge Group is a large group of education related companies focusing primarily in the online distance learning sphere for both government funded and commercially funded qualifications and course.

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