eBook Release: The L&D Disruption Playbook

| December 10, 2019

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The L&D field has been trying to take advantage of the latest technological advancements since its inception. Even technologies that are now obsolete, such as the overhead projector, were once state-of-the-art innovations. Still, they thrived thanks to training professionals who were always looking for new and exciting ways to engage their audiences.

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We believe there's a better way to learn. Where practical skills and academic rigour sit side by side. Where employment and entrepreneurship count. Where thinking in isolation of the real world or without considering the greater good is a waste of time.Others may look at what someone has already achieved, or how they've fit in to a formula of old. We think differently. We embrace the people we see today, the passion that drives them, and their potential to change the world. The education revolution starts here.

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What has a global crisis taught us about the future of higher education?

Article | June 29, 2020

The public response during COVID-19 has demonstrated both the perpetual value of education and a renewed appreciation of Australia’s research capability and expertise. At a time when everything has been stripped back to basics and our understanding of ‘essential services’ has been redefined, university education and research have endured.

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ASSESS AND IMPROVE DIGITAL LEARNING

Article | February 13, 2020

Digital learning may be the latest and greatest trend in education. It has allowed for creative instructional practices, like flipped classrooms and individualized instruction. Many teachers report that their students are more engaged than ever. But do you know if digital learning is useful in helping your students learn? How can you tell? You assess it, and that should be easy. Schools are in the business of assessment. They routinely evaluate teacher efficacy and student learning, so assessing the quality and impact of digital learning should be easy. Are your digital learning assessment practices up to par? If not, what can you do to correct them? The simple act of observation can tell you a lot about the effectiveness of digital learning in your classroom.

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Getting Your School Board on Board for Educational Tech

Article | March 23, 2020

School boards play a critical role when it comes to implementing new initiatives such as educational technology programs and deployments. They typically hold the purse strings for K–12 school districts and are responsible for making sure funds are allocated in a way that best meets district needs and learning objectives. But getting school boards to approve funding for new tech isn’t so easy. Administrators and IT leaders must keep in mind that school boards are balancing budgets and technology requests but may not be experts in the technologies presented to them.

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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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Think Education

We believe there's a better way to learn. Where practical skills and academic rigour sit side by side. Where employment and entrepreneurship count. Where thinking in isolation of the real world or without considering the greater good is a waste of time.Others may look at what someone has already achieved, or how they've fit in to a formula of old. We think differently. We embrace the people we see today, the passion that drives them, and their potential to change the world. The education revolution starts here.

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