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Lincoln Tech

Lincoln Tech is one of the nation’s most established networks of career training schools. Since 1946, Lincoln schools around the country have helped more than a quarter-million graduates launch hands-on careers in the automotive, diesel, healthcare, culinary, hospitality, and IT industries, as well as in the skilled trades including welding, computerized manufacturing, HVAC, electrical and electronics. Lincoln currently has campuses in 14 states, under the brands Lincoln Technical Institute, Lincoln College of Technology, Lincoln Culinary Institute, and Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts and Sciences.

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2Do Top Tips

Article | August 21, 2020

In this blog post, Alban Squires, Educational Consultant at 2Simple shares his top tips for utilising 2Dos. The powerful 2Dos feature within Purple Mash allows teachers to assign tasks and content with just a few clicks of a mouse to any classes, groups or individual pupils…Teachers set the 2do which appears in the 2Do section on each pupil’s Purple Mash homepage. It’s not only purple Mash applications that can be set as a 2Do. You might want children to view a video or a piece of writing you have created that was made with an external file.

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eLearning Gamification: Its Role, Effectiveness, and Open edX Applications

Article | November 4, 2020

Gamification in eLearning is a must-have way to make training more effective and engaging. But how do you implement it for the Open edX platform? In this post, we share some recommendations and examples. Using the game elements, eLearning gamification, provides an effective, informal learning environment and leads to a more engaging learning experience, facilitating better knowledge retention. It is important to mention that gamification tools are based on psychological behavior that governs our everyday decisions and provides a strong platform to share achievements, manage work progress, and build competition. These factors make gamification a powerful tool for learner engagement.

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Trending online courses in business, data science, tech, and health

Article | July 21, 2020

With more world-class content launching every week, there are always new topics to explore, new skills to learn, and new ways to achieve your goals. These latest courses, Specializations, Professional Certificates, and MasterTrack™ Certificates cover everything from AI, blockchain, and cybersecurity, to contact tracing, social work, and UX design. What will you learn next? Financial technology (FinTech) is changing the way we think about financial services, and with blockchain technology serving as an encryption base for a variety of applications, understanding its use and limitations is a critical skill for FinTech leaders across industries.

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Virtual Reality Advances Bring New Possibilities to Higher Education

Article | February 19, 2020

What if virtual reality is more than a novelty or even a tool? What if it’s a technology with the potential to change, well, everything? When Emory Craig and Maya Georgieva, both experienced educators, first encountered modern VR at the Tribeca Film Festival several years ago, the experience was so revolutionary that it altered the course of their professional lives. The pair went on to establish Digital Bodies, an organization dedicated to researching and consulting on the transformative power of VR, augmented reality and artificial intelligence — collectively referred to as extended reality, or XR — in education and society.

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Spotlight

Lincoln Tech

Lincoln Tech is one of the nation’s most established networks of career training schools. Since 1946, Lincoln schools around the country have helped more than a quarter-million graduates launch hands-on careers in the automotive, diesel, healthcare, culinary, hospitality, and IT industries, as well as in the skilled trades including welding, computerized manufacturing, HVAC, electrical and electronics. Lincoln currently has campuses in 14 states, under the brands Lincoln Technical Institute, Lincoln College of Technology, Lincoln Culinary Institute, and Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts and Sciences.

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