As Colleges Shift to Emergency Teaching Online, How Good is Good Enough?

Edsurge | March 19, 2020

In the name of public health, colleges have moved swiftly to online teaching—but without all of the details worked out on how to do so effectively.That reality was highlighted during a live online discussion EdSurge held this week in partnership with Bryan Alexander’s Future Trends Forum.Among the topics addressed were how to make sure newly online courses follow accessibility rules, and how to make sure all students have the tech they need to get to class.Beth Kalikoff, director of the Center for Teaching and Learning at the University of Washington, where in-person classes have been suspended for the rest of the quarter and some courses have moved online.

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Check out the Infographic 10 Learning Design Tips for Mobile Learning giving you a few learning design tips which can help design effective mobile learning courses.According to a statistic from Towards Maturity, 47% of businesses and other organizations already use some sort of mobile devices for training and eLearning activities.

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Check out the Infographic 10 Learning Design Tips for Mobile Learning giving you a few learning design tips which can help design effective mobile learning courses.According to a statistic from Towards Maturity, 47% of businesses and other organizations already use some sort of mobile devices for training and eLearning activities.

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Rosetta Stone Has Been Named Language Learning App of the Year

Rosetta Stone | July 07, 2021

Rosetta Stone announced today that it was named "Language Learning App of the Year" at the third annual EdTech Breakthrough Awards, recognizing excellence and innovation in educational technology. Rosetta Stone has clients in 150 countries, and their app enables learners to gain the fluency required to speak 24 languages confidently. Rosetta Stone's bite-sized courses allow students to get right in and experience success with their new language. They hear native speakers' correct pronunciation, are engaged in real-world scenarios and practice in a safe environment through fun and interactive activities. Learners who use Rosetta Stone feel the joy of communicating and establishing stronger relationships across language barriers. An accessible and engaging learning experience The Rosetta Stone mobile app offers a comprehensive collection of speaking-focused lessons accessible at any time and from any location on iPhone, iPad, and Android devices. The TruAccent technology from Rosetta Stone uses machine learning to assess pronunciation in real-time, providing interactive opportunities to improve language abilities inside the app. The Dynamic Immersion learning technique from Rosetta Stone uses highly engaging, real-world scenarios to guide learners toward fluency. Students can also use the Phrasebook feature to learn popular phrases as spoken by a native speaker and access a complete collection of audio lessons. About Rosetta Stone Rosetta Stone is committed to making a difference in people's lives through the power of language education. The company's unique digital solutions promote good learning outcomes for the inspired student at home and in schools and workplaces worldwide. Rosetta Stone, founded in 1992, uses advanced digital technology to assist all kinds of learners read, write, and speak 24 languages. Rosetta Stone is a part of the IXL Learning family of brands in 2021. About EdTech Breakthrough The EdTech Breakthrough Awards program, which is part of Tech Breakthrough, a leading market intelligence and recognition platform for global technology innovation and leadership, is dedicated to honoring excellence in educational technology products, businesses, and individuals. In addition, the EdTech Breakthrough Awards offer a platform for public acknowledgment of breakthrough educational technology accomplishments in areas of e-student engagement, school administration, career preparation, language learning, STEM, and many others.

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Studies Weekly Updates Relevant Media Issues On Studies Weekly Online

Studies Weekly | April 27, 2021

Studies Weekly as of late refreshed 9,000 related media inquiries on its advanced learning stage, Studies Weekly Online. Another 27,000 inquiries will be accessible by July 31. John Nabors, Studies Weekly item director, and his group assessed the related media inquiries for precision and adjusted them to current training principles, systems, and social subtleties. The organization embraced this undertaking to guarantee the related media questions reflected exclusive requirements, and to give clients the most ideal substance. The group additionally made the content-based inquiries available to all understudies. Nabors and his group asked associates from different foundations to survey the related media inquiries before distributing them on Studies Weekly Online. "To compose these sorts of relatable inquiries requires cognizant exertion to use outsider specialists who can bring outside viewpoints," Nabors said. "It's significant for each understudy to have the option to see themselves in the content." His group likewise refreshed Studies Weekly Online so the media substance and questions support the material shrouded in the computerized article. "We need the understudies to be effective and show they comprehend the content," Nabors said. About Studies Weekly Studies Weekly, an educational plan organization situated in Utah, has been instructing rudimentary understudies since 1984. Studies Weekly's educational plan is extraordinarily introduced in a printed periodical configuration that sets with an intuitive web-based learning stage. The organization offers grant-winning K-6 social examinations, science, and prosperity educational programs, embraced by state sheets of instruction the country over.

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Anthology and GoPeer Collaborate to Deliver a Personalized Solution for Higher Education Institutes

GoPeer | May 04, 2022

On May 3rd, premier education solutions provider, Anthology, announced a partnership with the student success platform for tutor management, GoPeer. The collaboration is aimed at helping higher education institutes deploy cutting-edge tutoring options. Following the partnership, Anthology clients will be able to implement GoPeer through their Blackboard Assist tool that enables connections between students and support services. Clients will also be able to deploy the tool as a standalone solution. "This partnership enables institutions to ensure their students have access to real-time tutoring support, when and where they need it. This is a unique opportunity, exclusively available for our client universities and colleges, to deploy a tailored platform and make personalized tutoring available to every student on campus." -Rob Sparks, Senior Vice President of Corporate Development and Partnerships at Anthology GoPeer’s technology connects students with tutors near them through a tech-integrated near-peer education model. The company offers a customization-ready platform to help educational institutes manage student tutors, receive reports in real-time, and scale on demand. "We're thrilled to partner with Anthology to provide one-on-one tutoring with the flexibility to fit students' unique scheduling needs. Online tutoring lowers barriers and empowers students to learn from anywhere. We're excited to bring those benefits to more students acrossNorth America." -Ethan Binder, co-founder and CEO of GoPeer

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