Amuzo

Unicorn Training Acquires Top Games Company

AmuzoBournemouth (UK), July 2016 - Unicorn Training has underlined its commitment to developing world-class learning games by taking a majority stake in BAFTA-nominated games studio, Amuzo. Unicorn Training first invested in Bournemouth-based Amuzo last December, and the partnership’s potential has proved so positive in its first six months that Amuzo has now officially become part of the Unicorn Training Group.

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Timely Discussion

"Brexit" and Its Likely Impact on eLearning

London (UK), July 2016 – (by The Company of Thought) Reading the recent article in The Guardian newspaper asking how UK universities should prepare for a Brexit world set our thoughts turning to how the Brexit may impact upon corporate training and, in particular, eLearning’s part in it.

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New Vista

Patrick Dunlap to Lead North America

Patrick DunlapNew York, NY (USA) / Heidelberg (GER), July 2016 - tts, a market and innovation leader for digital learning and performance-support technology has appointed Patrick Dunlap as SVP, Business Development - North America. Dunlap brings over 25 years of experience with learning tools, electronic performance-support systems (epss), as well as enterprise software sales and global alliances. In his last appointment, Dunlap was responsible for Global Sales and Alliances at ANCILE Solutions, Inc.

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Flatpacks

Mind Click Launches Off-the-Shelf Compliance eLearning

Nottingham (UK), July 2016 - Mind Click, Silver winner of the eLearning Development Company of the Year award 2015, have announced the official launch of its latest innovation: off-the-shelf compliance eLearning modules built in Articulate Storyline 2. 

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Financial Organisations

Moody’s Analytics Implements the NetDimensions Talent Suite

London (UK), July 2016 - NetDimensions, a global provider of performance, knowledge, and learning-management systems, has announced that Moody’s Analytics has successfully completed the implementation of the NetDimensions Talent Suite to provide innovative risk- management training solutions to financial-sector organisations worldwide.

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Learning Impact Awards

The UOC's Mobile Apps Ecosystem

UOCBarcelona (E), July 2016 - The Learning Impact Awards recognize the most outstanding and influential learning-technology applications from around the world. They were created in 2007 to showcase excellent technological applications that tackle the most important challenges in education on a worldwide scale. "Explica!, Assess and Submissions" make up the ecosystem of UOC mobile apps to support continuous assessment and are being piloted this semester by the Technology department.

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Call for MOOCs

KIC InnoEnergy Seeks Fresh Ideas in Education

Eindhoven (NL), July 2016 - KIC InnoEnergy, an innovation engine for sustainable energy across Europe, has launched its call for professional MOOCs. The Europe-wide call is looking for applications from universities, research institutes, or companies that have ideas for educational products or services relating to sustainable energy but need funding and a network of partners to develop and commercialise them.

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Jam Pan

Changing Needs of Corporate L&D Teams

Jam PanLondon (UK), July 2016 - Jam Pan, an on-demand eLearning services platform, has added fee-based targeting and skills testing, two enhancements to enable learning-and-development teams to match their eLearning needs more quickly with the right eLearning services and providers.

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To Help Teachers

Demystify Computing Theory with New eLearning

Plymouth (UK), July 2016 - A novel digital learning tool created by Sponge UK covers new areas of study in the UK school computing curriculum, including computational thinking, lgorithms, and the principles of programming. The modules are the result of a partnership between innovative technology company ARM and The Tech Partnership that helps to support digital skills in the UK economy. 

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Survey

How Educators Use Video Today

New York, NY (USA), July 2016 - For the third consecutive year, Kaltura took a poll of over 1,500 educators, administrators, students, IT and Media staff, instructional designers, and others in the educational community around the world to find out more about "The State of Video in Education 2016".

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Donation

Earn a Virtual Coin with Specsavers

Plymouth (UK), July 2016 - Staff and partners joining Specsavers will be able to earn a virtual coin to donate to charity in a new online induction course. The international optical and hearing business will make a real money donation to charity in proportion to the virtual coins earned by employees who complete the induction training.

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Education Conference

OEB 2016: 11 Sponsors already Confirmed

OEB 2015Berlin (GER), July 2016 - Momentum behind OEB 2016 is surpassing all preceding years, with eleven leading sponsors already signed up and more than double the number of registered participants in comparison to last year at this time. OEB 2016 Sponsors are Oracle Academy, mediasite by sonicfoundry, Open Assessment Technologies, LPLUS GmbH, speexx, Presentations 2Go, CREATE.21st century, Cengage Learning, Amity Online, smartspokes, and WildFire. The diversity of the group, covering a wide range of specialties, serves as a perfect metaphor for the cross-sector focus of the conference itself. 

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EAIE

For Higher Education Professionals

Liverpool (UK), July 2016 - From 13–16 September, Europe’s largest international higher education conference and exhibition will take place in Liverpool, UK. Organised by the European Association for International Education (EAIE), the event will gather more than 5,000 international higher education professionals from over ninety countries. 

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Call for Contributions

Forging New Pathways of Research and Innovation

Oldenburg (GER), July 2016 - Building on its success of the research workshop in Oxford, EDEN is pleased to announce its ninth Research Workshop, organised in collaboration with the Institute of Education and the Center for Lifelong Learning at Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg in Oldenburg, Germany. All interested professionals are invited to discover the workshop themes and to take an active part by submitting their proposals. 

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