Educational technology

BCIT TRANSFORMING STUDENT EXPERIENCE WITH BRIGHTSPACE

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 2:35pm

BCIT has built a history of success and innovation based on a foundation of applied learning over the last 50 years.

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  • BCIT has built a history of success and innovation based on a foundation of applied learning over the last 50 years.
  • In response to the pandemic, BCIT re-envisioned its institutional education technology framework and the use of its learning innovation platform, D2L Brightspace.
  • We are thrilled to celebrate customers like BCIT who have taken a difficult point in time and transformed it into a powerful catalyst to rethink and reimagine their institution and student experience.
  • D2L Brightspace is a cloud-based learning platform built for people who care deeply about student success and helping to prepare them for what comes next.

Cape Privacy Appoints Six New Strategic Advisors

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 4:00pm

NEW YORK, July 28, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Cape Privacy, the leading encrypted learning platform, today announced the appointment of six strategic advisors to help support Cape's mission to enable better data science through the use of encrypted learning.

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  • NEW YORK, July 28, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Cape Privacy, the leading encrypted learning platform, today announced the appointment of six strategic advisors to help support Cape's mission to enable better data science through the use of encrypted learning.
  • Che Wijesinghe, CEO, Cape Privacy said, "We are delighted to have this incredible brain trust of advisors on board following our $20 million Series A round this spring.
  • Cape Privacy has seen growing demand from data science teams looking to improve their machine learning models both between departments and across organizations.
  • Cape Privacy offers an enterprise SaaS platform for encrypted learning combining advanced machine learning and cryptography.

Interplay Learning Partners with Real Estate Giant, Lincoln Property Company to Tackle Maintenance Turnover with Simulation-based Training Courses and Career Pathways

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 1:50pm

Interplay's foundational courses and lifelike simulation training on field equipment and appliances are an exciting new addition to Lincoln's training program intended to overcome industry retention challenges.

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  • Interplay's foundational courses and lifelike simulation training on field equipment and appliances are an exciting new addition to Lincoln's training program intended to overcome industry retention challenges.
  • "We're proud to partner with Lincoln Property Company to deliver the most innovative maintenance training courses available to its maintenance teams," said Doug Donovan, CEO of Interplay Learning.
  • Headquartered in Dallas, Lincoln focuses on real estate investment, construction and development, in addition to property management.
  • Using Comersive Learning technology, Interplay Learning allows its customers to practice hands-on learning and train to be job-ready in weeks, not years.

Why Microlearning in the Classroom is Gaining Popularity

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 9:00am

Renowned as the best private school Melbourne -wide, Haileybury explains that microlearning is characterised by features including short activities, single learning objectives, various formats and mobile learning, where students can access microlearning modules using their smartphones and other digital devices.

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  • Renowned as the best private school Melbourne -wide, Haileybury explains that microlearning is characterised by features including short activities, single learning objectives, various formats and mobile learning, where students can access microlearning modules using their smartphones and other digital devices.
  • The concept of microlearning is based on psychologist George Miller's concept of chunking.
  • The short, sharp sessions involved in microlearning at Haileybury are designed to be easier for the student to absorb when they later explore specific topics in more depth with their teachers in the classroom.
  • Microlearning has become increasingly popular due to virtual learning and as Haileybury points out, it can be implemented in any learning environment from a traditional classroom to a virtual one.

Graduate Of The Excel Center® Serves Community As Early Childhood Educator

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 9:00am

Ouzts' new direction came when he enrolled in The Excel Center, a tuition-free adult charter high school operated by Goodwill of Greater Washington that awards industry-recognized certifications and high school diplomas not GEDs to adult learners.

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  • Ouzts' new direction came when he enrolled in The Excel Center, a tuition-free adult charter high school operated by Goodwill of Greater Washington that awards industry-recognized certifications and high school diplomas not GEDs to adult learners.
  • He heard about The Excel Center from his mother, who graduated from the school and told him about the supportive learning experience she received there.
  • Fulfilling a promise he made to his mother, he enrolled in The Excel Center to earn his high school diploma.
  • "Getting into The Goodwill Excel Center program changed my life tremendously," said Ouzts.

STEM Learning Soars in Popularity, Nord Anglia Data Shows

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 8:00am

The figures are based on students' co-curricular activities on Global Campus, Nord Anglia's online learning platform used by its 67,000 students in 30 countries.

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  • The figures are based on students' co-curricular activities on Global Campus, Nord Anglia's online learning platform used by its 67,000 students in 30 countries.
  • Nord Anglia's data found that between April and June this year, Global Campus recorded a 120% rise in users year on year.
  • Global Campus is Nord Anglia's exclusive online learning platform containing a rich mix of learning materials and resources that complement school curricula.
  • Nord Anglia Education (NAE) is the world's leading premium schools organisation, with 73 schools across 30 countries.

STEM Learning Soars in Popularity, Nord Anglia Data Shows

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 8:00am

LONDON, July 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Nord Anglia Education released global figures today showing that online STEM courses taken by its students between April and June this year were twice as popular compared to the same period last year. The figures are based on students' co-curricular activities on Global Campus, Nord Anglia's online learning platform used by its 67,000 students in 30 countries.

Key Points: 
  • The figures are based on students' co-curricular activities on Global Campus, Nord Anglia's online learning platform used by its 67,000 students in 30 countries.
  • Nord Anglia's data found that between April and June this year, Global Campus recorded a 120% rise in users year on year.
  • Global Campus is Nord Anglia's exclusive online learning platform containing a rich mix of learning materials and resources that complement school curricula.
  • Nord Anglia Education (NAE) is the world's leading premium schools organisation, with 73 schools across 30 countries.

CARLETON UNIVERSITY AND D2L CREATE OPPORTUNITY FOR GREATER LEARNING INNOVATION

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 2:30pm

Kitchener, Waterloo, July 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Global learning technology leader D2L announced today that Carleton University has undergone a successful implementation of D2L Brightspace, providing learners and educators with enhancements of the blended learning experience.

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  • Kitchener, Waterloo, July 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Global learning technology leader D2L announced today that Carleton University has undergone a successful implementation of D2L Brightspace, providing learners and educators with enhancements of the blended learning experience.
  • Recently, Carleton University fully launched D2L Brightspace to help take their programs to the next level in a blended environment by offering a range of functions and improved stability for faculty.
  • Specifically, Carleton was looking for a trusted partner and an innovative learning platform with an intuitive user experience and around-the-clock support for faculty and students.
  • D2L Brightspace has created the conditions for greater learning innovation, and D2Ls unwavering focus on partnership has made the entire experience exceptional.

DeepTarget Enhances Its Machine Learning Algorithms, Further Increasing Predictive Accuracy to Improve Consumer Experience and Engagement

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 2:25pm

In addition to more accurate targeting, this release expands the product types and enhances the overall quality of the customer and member experience.

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  • In addition to more accurate targeting, this release expands the product types and enhances the overall quality of the customer and member experience.
  • The enhanced algorithms are based on extensive updates to the data used and the machine learning models that have been successful in the past.
  • With its Digital Experience Platform (DXP) and innovative 3D StoryTeller , DeepTarget helps community financial institutions design and execute intelligent cross-channel marketing campaigns that leverage the latest machine learning technology.
  • By automating the process with machine learning algorithms, we are easing the marketing burden many community institutions experience.

Incentivio Introduces Autonomous Upsell Recommendations Backed by Machine Learning

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 8:44pm

BOSTON, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Incentivio, a restaurant technology company focused on enhancing the digital guest experience, today announced a transformative new machine learning tool for restaurants.

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  • BOSTON, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Incentivio, a restaurant technology company focused on enhancing the digital guest experience, today announced a transformative new machine learning tool for restaurants.
  • The new machine learning based recommendations tool leverages all of the data collected across the platform to help restaurants autonomously increase their digital revenue and average check sizes.
  • The upsell algorithms powering this feature look at what guests have commonly purchased on a per store basis and what a guest already has in his/her cart to make smart upsell recommendations.
  • Incentivo helps restaurants of all sizes leverage machine learning to increase their top and bottom line.