Helping education go further: Solutions Serving the K-20 to Workforce Continuum

| October 8, 2019

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Are you looking for help with your live online training initiatives? Do you need to re-skill your training team? Do you want the quality of your virtual classes to meet the same standards you set for your traditional classroom offerings?InSync Training offers a variety of consulting, development and delivery services to support virtual and blended learning initiatives. We combine specialized instructional design, facilitation techniques, and content development to deliver the most effective training for the live online environment.

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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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Here we go again: Back to online learning in Fall 2020

Article | August 19, 2020

As many colleges and universities make the decision to offer online instruction in fall 2020 due to COVID-19, we’re quickly reminded of the Saturday Night Live (SNL) episode that aired during the spring commencement season. “Congratulations Class of 2020! You will now pay full price for your college experience at a University of Phoenix Online without the tech support,” joked Kate McKinnon. She was portraying the principal at a COVID-19 graduation at St. Mary Magdalene by the Expressway High School. Unfortunately, this skit from SNL wasn’t only humorous, it also reflected the reality for some. These people have been thrust into a version of remote teaching that, while developed with the best intentions of faculty and administrators, was more emergency triage than true online learning.

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Why is Education Industry opting for AI Chatbots? How Are They Benefiting It?

Article | March 5, 2020

Today many big names are using AI chatbots to improve their customer service and to engage more and more audience to stay relevant and visible. Apart from business, other sectors are also deploying chatbots including educational institutes and educators. Chatbot makers utilize artificial intelligence and the latest conversational design to create bots that can communicate with students on all subjects of elementary, secondary, high school and up to university levels. However, AI will not (but may in next 20 something years) replace a student’s favorite teacher but can serve as a helper to the teacher or alternatively, the means of modern education.

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Beacon-Based Educational Solutions: Secure Students And Assets

Article | March 4, 2020

What seemed impossible once is all happening today, thanks to one little device that is doing wonders in each arena. Beacons and proximity marketing have revolutionized the way organizations work, be it any size, any segment. The very competency of beacons to communicate information to nearby mobile devices based on their location and proximity to other beacons is the key to their success. It helps decrease the virtual distance between physical objects. One such domain that has been enjoying the wonderful advantages that beacons offer is the education domain. As it is, it's an arena of happenings with lots of newer advancements coming up and, hence, the right place to leverage the potential of beacons.

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Are you looking for help with your live online training initiatives? Do you need to re-skill your training team? Do you want the quality of your virtual classes to meet the same standards you set for your traditional classroom offerings?InSync Training offers a variety of consulting, development and delivery services to support virtual and blended learning initiatives. We combine specialized instructional design, facilitation techniques, and content development to deliver the most effective training for the live online environment.

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