Amesite | October 21, 2021
Amesite Inc., the leading artificial intelligence software company offering a cloud-based learning platform and content creation services for business, university, non-profit and government agency learning and upskilling, announced today the launch of version 4.0 of its A.I.-driven online learning platform.
"The latest version of our best-in-class online learning platform enables our customers to launch Learning Community Environment™ systems with industry-leading speed and ease. n just 24 hours from signup, organizations can deliver learning entirely at the pace that each learner needs, with artificial intelligence that makes each course unique and up-to-date."
Dr. Ann Marie Sastry, founder and CEO of Amesite
Version 4.0 of the Amesite online learning platform includes multiple feature and service enhancements for both customers and their users.
Enterprise customers now have a guaranteed 24-hour launch time with a new streamlined user onboarding process that includes automated first-time logins for users. Organizations now have access to utilize user data through optional streamlined single sign-on and integrated user enterprise identities through Microsoft Directory.
Additionally, a new global dashboard enables enterprise customers to see learner status by region, job class, skills readiness/grades, and other optional categories, with the opportunity to integrate skills readiness/grades from other platforms and legacy databases.
Dr. Sastry added, "Management of data, one of the most difficult tasks for learning and development professionals, is now effortless, with tracking of learner status across the organization and the capability to integrate data from other platforms, including legacy data."
User experience upgrades in version 4.0 include new, completely flexible user journeys that enable each learner to work at their own pace with flexible livestream display modes that enable seamless lecture, discussion, and group work.
The workplace training industry was valued at approximately $165 billion in 2020, according to Statista, a leading provider of market and consumer data.
About Amesite Inc.
Amesite is an ed-tech, SaaS company with the most advanced artificial intelligence driven online learning platform in the industry, providing both content creation and a best-in-class infrastructure for the multi-billion-dollar online learning markets in business and education.
Engageli | October 20, 2021
Engageli, a virtual learning technology designed to enable superior experiences in higher education, today announced a strategic partnership with Macquarie University, an Australian university and one of the world’s leading academic institutions.
The partnership comes at a time when universities are shifting to remote learning as a result of the Covid-19 Delta variant. Macquarie University International College sought a compelling way to not only interact with students studying remotely offshore, but measure and understand class engagement. After teaching online through traditional video conferencing platforms, the team at Macquarie University International College ultimately chose Engageli, as the platform closely replicates the experience of a traditional face-to-face classroom. Engageli also offers increased flexibility for students and faculty in the midst of uncertainty and rapidly changing health and safety guidelines.
The pilot program with Macquarie University International College is the first in Australia to implement Engageli. The International College will leverage the virtual classroom technology through its pathway college with students at the diploma level from around the globe. Engageli’s unique features, including flexible table seating arrangements — designed to replicate, and even surpass, a traditional classroom — will foster engagement and peer-led learning, ensuring students interact throughout a class. In addition, embedded polling and note-taking, as well as Q&A and chat functions, will further drive quality learning outcomes.
“Engageli will be invaluable as we continue to strive to provide the best learning and teaching experiences for our students. We were drawn to Engageli’s fresh look that closely replicates the classroom experience, along with the built-in polling functionality and the ability for students to add screenshots of what the teacher is displaying to their personal notes. We were also keen to take advantage of the analytics and to be able to leverage this capability to incentivise student engagement.”
Dr. Pamela Humphreys, Director, Macquarie University International College and English Language Centre
Macquarie University International College will use the Engageli platform across a range of classes, including Critical Thinking and Introduction to Engineering. With this partnership, the College will be able to provide students in Australia and studying offshore online around the world with a range of learning environments that adapt to their individual needs — whether in-person or virtual.
“It has been incredibly rewarding to witness how Engageli is helping unlock new models and possibilities of learning for Macquarie University in the midst of the ongoing challenge of the Covid-19 pandemic. We believe that our continued collaboration with this world-leading university to create flexible learning environments will enhance education as a whole not just now, but in the future.”
Dan Avida, co-founder and CEO of Engageli
Since its inception in 2020, Engageli has accelerated towards its mission to provide superior learning experiences that are engaging, flexible, collaborative, and inclusive. To date, dozens of higher education institutions and tens of thousands of students are using the platform to reimagine the learning experience.
About Macquarie University International College
The Macquarie University International College offers a seamless entry pathway into undergraduate study for domestic and international students by offering Diploma, Foundation, and Intensive programs which equip students to transition into Macquarie University bachelor courses.
About Macquarie University
Ranked among the top one percent of universities in the world, Macquarie University is considered one of Australia’s best, producing graduates that are among the most sought-after professionals in the world. With a strong tradition of innovation and exploration, we continue to break new ground with research ranked in the top one percent in the world.
Uniquely located in the heart of Australia’s largest high-tech precinct, Macquarie University brings together 40,000 students in one exciting hub of discovery. Over AU$1 billion has recently been invested in our facilities and infrastructure so our students can thrive in learning environments that are inspiring and switched on to the latest digital technologies.
Engageli is advancing the higher education industry globally by improving virtual teaching and learning experiences. Its premiere cloud-based, multimodal digital learning technology creates flexible, inclusive, secure environments optimized for student connections and active learning. Founded in 2020 by Daphne Koller, Co-Founder of Coursera, Dan Avida, and Serge Plotkin, Engageli has raised over $47 million in funding.
Beacon Education | February 22, 2022
Beacon Education, the largest provider of online graduate degrees to China, is proud to announce its newest partner, the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, and the introduction of China's first online Master of Laws (LLM) and Master of Legal Studies (MLS) degrees directly enrolling online cohorts of Chinese working professionals.
Beacon's comprehensive services and technology suite will provide fully localized capabilities for University of Arizona Law in China including marketing, recruitment, instructional design, delivery, technology, and student support to deliver both first-in-class and best-in-class educational experiences and outcomes for talented working professionals in China seeking LLM and MLS degrees.
"University of Arizona Law has a history of developing key partnerships with top-tier universities in China to deliver our BA/Law degree and to recruit students to pursue our LLM and JD degrees in Tucson," said University of Arizona Law Dean Marc Miller, who views the partnership as a natural progression of the college's commitment to delivering accessible, high quality education in China."We have been at the forefront of online legal education—years before the pandemic—and believe Beacon Education is the perfect partner to recruit exceptional legal professionals who want to expand their understanding of U.S. and international legal studies."
"The need for international legal education in China is expanding; companies and individuals are seeking to better understand the complexities and best practices of international law. University of Arizona Law's programs are perfectly designed to meet those needs and fill that gap."
Michael Wang, CEO of Beacon Education
ABOUT THE JAMES E. ROGERS COLLEGE OF LAW
The University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law is the first law school in the U.S. where you can earn a degree at any stage of your education, from undergraduate through doctoral. Because of our influential and accessible faculty, supportive student community, and home at one of the nation's top research universities, we are uniquely poised to prepare you for success. law.arizona.edu.
ABOUT BEACON EDUCATION
Beacon is China's largest provider of online master's degrees, partnering with the world's leading universities to deliver a broad range of programs and resources. Our 35+ programs across 18+ university partners are transforming digital education in China. Beacon is proud to empower Chinese learners to achieve their goals.