5 Ways to Improve Retention in E-learning Courses [Infographic]

| February 13, 2018

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Organizations worldwide spend billions of dollars to train their employees. Training helps the workforce learn something new or improve their existing skills. But the question is, will your employees be able to implement what they learn from the training programs in their work?What blocks the conversion of skills acquired through training into efficient organizational performance? A major obstacle is the lack of knowledge retention. Research says people tend to forget 80-90% of what they have learned in just one month after the training.

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How Amie launched a new career in IT during COVID-19

Article | July 20, 2020

We’d like to introduce you to Amie Hanbury. In the story she shares below, Amie describes how COVID-19 caused her to reevaluate her career, and how learning on Coursera gave her both the confidence and the skills to pursue a new opportunity. With the support of her family, and driven by a desire to make a positive difference in the world, she overcame her self-doubts and landed a fulfilling new role in a new field.

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A 5-Year Vision for Artificial Intelligence in Higher Ed

Article | February 26, 2020

Ramsey, who led the AI and machine learning solutions team for Google Cloud, specializes in AI-augmented education. He said that AI and its subsets, such as machine learning and deep learning, can address current challenges in education such as student retainment and teacher shortages. But the five-year outlook for AI will only be slightly different from what it is today, Ramsey said. “The capabilities will already exceed what the industry is using them for,” he said. “In other words, the technologies are way ahead of the applications, and it’ll take a while for the applications to catch up, because people don’t change overnight.”

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Is augmented and virtual reality technology essential for education?

Article | February 17, 2020

Augmented and Virtual reality (AR/VR) has been receiving a lot of attention and there’s been much talk about the wonders it will provide for entertainment, as well as how it could reimagine training for all industries. This hype has made its way to the education sector and it’s now become commonplace for the classroom of the future. AR and VR is everywhere. Whether it’s an advert, featuring students wearing headsets with a look of excitement on their face, or former education secretary Damian Hinds, who told us last year that immersive technology could transport students to significant points in history, or explore the forest floor from the comfort of their classroom.

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Saving Summer 2020 – A Virtual Tour of Marseille

Article | August 18, 2020

After a busy exam season, students up and down the country look forward to long summer vacations, hopefully with a trip or two! Unfortunately, due to COVID-19, many of us don’t want to catch a flight this summer. But all is not lost! Gale Primary Sources, an online database of digitised primary sources, allows you to explore your cancelled holiday destination in a virtual way – from the safety of your own home! Personally, I’d planned to go to Marseille in June, which is a historic city in the South of France well known for its Roman and medieval architecture and ruins. Instead, I had a really fun afternoon exploring Marseille by delving into some rare and quirky primary sources – and you can go there with me in this blog post!

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