THE EMERGENCE OF OPEN EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES

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An apparently extraordinary trend is emerging. Although learning resources are often considered as key intellectual property in a competitive higher education world, more and more institutions and individuals are sharing digital learning resources over the Internet openly and without cost, as open educational resources (OER).

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Today’s students have grown up surrounded by computers and technology. Technology excites children. It reflects how children learn and can be a key factor in engaging students and motivating them to succeed.

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AN ONLINE LEARNING ENVIRONMENT FOR STUDENTS TO LEARN STEM, CODING AND ROBOTICS WITH VIRTUAL CYBER ROBOTS

whitePaper | August 22, 2019

CoderZ is an innovative and fun learning platform for students worldwide to engage in robotics, computer science, and STEM to foster 21st century skills. Using simulated 3D virtual cyber robots, students learn Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics while engaging in challenging tiered missions that develop creativity, critical thinking, collaboration and an appreciation for technology. CoderZ is easy for schools and teachers. The cloud based, Saas application is easy to deploy, cost effective and includes teacher resources and curriculum to enable any educator to introduce STEM to their classroom. No specialized hardware or training is required.

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Impact Assessment STEM Engagement and Learning

whitePaper | January 22, 2020

This report has been prepared by PricewaterhouseCoopers Consulting (Australia) Pty Ltd (“PwC”) for Queensland Museum Foundation Trust (QMF) in accordance with and for the purpose of understanding the impact of World Science Festival Brisbane 2019 on STEM engagement and learning. The information, statements, statistics and commentary contained in this report (together the “Information”) have been prepared by PwC based on information received from QMF and surveys conducted at and/or shortly after WSBF 2019.

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Augmented and Mixed Reality in Higher Education

whitePaper | July 8, 2019

For students studying art objects and historic relics, technologies like AR can superimpose encyclopedic collections of facts on the item being studied. At the University of British Columbia, for example, Siobhán McPhee, a professor of geography, developed an AR-enriched, smartphone-accessible tour focused on how development of the Canadian Pacific Railway in the late 19th century created social and economic changes that helped shape Vancouver’s historic Chinatown and downtown Eastside neighbourhoods.

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Next generation learning tools for the next generation workforce

whitePaper | March 8, 2018

This White paper introduces the key capabilities to look for in a next generation learning platform, and why the Bright space® platform from D2L is a great fit for organizations of any size, across every industry.In this age of digital transformation, many organizations aren’t doing enough to keep workers engaged. Recent studies found that only 39% of millennials feel like they learned something new in the past 30 days. 1 Meanwhile, the Harvard Business Review observed that 70% of employers don’t guide professional growth within their organization. 2 The desire to learn is there—are you doing enough to harness it?

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Incentive Compensation Management: Build Versus Buy

whitePaper | July 23, 2018

Custom ICM solutions are built for you, not auditors, so they typically don’t offer visibility into actions performed over time. Auditors may lack confidence in your homegrown system, especially if they find errors or omissions. In fact, audit risk from errors and overpayments is often the most compelling reason we see customers switch from build to buy. New regulations place additional burdens on your commissions system.

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Empowering World Language Instructors in the Shift to Blended Learning

whitePaper | July 30, 2020

In October 2013, Getting Smart partnered with Rosetta Stone to release a report called “The Next Generation of World Language Learning.” The goal of the report was to create a vision for world language learning that acknowledged its role in global competency and to frame the vision inside broader shifts to personalized learning and blended instruction. Pointing to the potential of educational technology, we advocated for accessible, high-quality world language instruction for all students—from elementary through high school.

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Today’s students have grown up surrounded by computers and technology. Technology excites children. It reflects how children learn and can be a key factor in engaging students and motivating them to succeed.

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