Development

Simplilearn Launches Digital Marketing Course That Offers Job Guarantee

San Francisco, CA (USA), June 2022 - Simplilearn has announced the launch of the Digital Marketing program into its Job Guarantee programs index. The six-month-long program aims to offer high-demand skills in digital marketing. It is best suited for individuals who have completed their bachelor's degree in any stream from an accredited institution with a minimum attainment of 60% and work experience of 0 to 2 years. Upon completion of the program, learners will receive a Master's certificate, guidance on profile building, mock interviews, and a guaranteed job within 180 days of graduation.

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Survey

NEOMA Unveils New Hybrid Course Structure

Mont-Saint-Aignan (F), April 2022 - NEOMA Business School has announced a new approach to teaching, incorporating three main factors: personalisation, scripting, and interaction. Following the school's recent NEOPEDAGOGIE survey, these elements were identified as the cornerstones of student and faculty expectations when it comes to building a course.

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New Program

Microcredential in Distance and Digital Education

Lisbon (PT), March 2022 - The Universidade Aberta of Portugal has recently introduced in its pedagogical offerings the "Microcredential in Distance and Digital Education", whose main objective is to foster the development of pedagogical skills in distance education. This is the first of 24 microcredentials that Universidade Aberta intends to develop.

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International Summer School

Innovative Research Methods in Sports Science

Cologne (GER), March 2022 - Get a well-founded update in innovative methodological developments in sport and exercise. This international research summer school will be held 26 Sep - 01 Oct 2022, at German Sport University Cologne - Europe's largest specialist university in the field. The program is aimed at aspiring young researchers in sports science, with disciplines ranging from the life sciences to social sciences and humanities.

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Technological Feat

TooShare - the African Network Revolutionising EdTech

Dakar (SEN), March 2022 - TooShare is a technological feat that aims to revolutionize education for all in order to overcome the deficiencies of the educational system through easy access to educational content. This digital alternative to schools and universities is 100% African and combines an eLearning platform and a social network.

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Not Just a Pretty Interface

Easier Access to Simulations Frees Up Time for Physics

Hamburg (GER), March 2022 - The growing use of simulation tools in computational science raises the question of how their accessibility and performance can be improved, typically focusing on higher execution speeds. Now a research team from Germany and Great Britain has tackled the interface between the researcher and the simulation software and developed a workflow that allows researchers to spend far less time on the syntax and data formats of the simulation package and to work with the data immediately. 

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Virtual College

Learning in the Flow of Work

Ilkley (UK), March 2022 - The ways in which we learn have changed over the decades, and this isn't just being reflected in educational establishments but in businesses, too. The latest approach is being called "learning in the flow of work", but what is it, and what does it mean for L&D teams?

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Security Management System

Anthology Earns Additional ISO 27001 Certifications

Boca Raton, FL (USA), February 2022 - Anthology, a leading provider of education solutions that support the entire learner lifecycle, has announced that it has secured additional ISO 27001 certifications, successfully meeting one of the foremost international information- security standards for Anthology Reach, Blackboard Learn (SaaS), Blackboard Collaborate, and Blackboard Ally.

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Leadership

BBC Learning English Teams Up with The Open University

London (UK), January 2022 - The award-winning team of BBC Learning English has collaborated with renowned academics from the UK's largest academic institution, The Open University, to explore the underlying nature of leadership. The resulting new twenty-part series explores the power of cults, the genius of visionaries, the unexpected power of individuals, the strength of community-led leadership, and whether leadership is best done by women.

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Strategic Acquisition

100% of Virtual College Is Acquired by Netex

Carlos Ezquerro, CEO of NetexIlkley (UK), January 2022 - "We are delighted to announce that Virtual College has reached an agreement with Netex, a Spanish technology company specialising in eLearning solutions and listed on the Spanish BME stock market, for them to acquire all the shares in Virtual College." Hannah Brindle, MD, of Virtual College commented, "The entire Virtual College Team is hugely excited about our collaboration with Netex."

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USDLA

NEDLA Introduces Dr Laura Dowling as Executive Director

Dr. Laura DowlingWashington, DC (USA), December 2021 - Dr. Douglas J. Koch and the rest of the Board of Directors of the NorthEast Digital Learning Association (NEDLA formerly PADLA) are pleased to announce that Dr. Laura Dowling will be assuming the role of Executive Director.

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Plagiarism Prevention

Indonesian OU Upholds Fair and Equal Education Environment

Stockholm (SWE), December 2021 - Ouriginal, a leading European provider of plagiarism  detection and prevention solutions, is proud to work together with Universitas Terbuka, the Indonesia Open University, to ensure a fair and equal teaching and learning environment at Indonesia's first and biggest hybrid university. The university, with more than 500,000 students from 36 countries, upholds the highest standards of teaching and learning methods. To protect these standards in times of the pandemic and also beyond, Universitas Terbuka chose Ouriginal as the plagiarism detection solution of their choice in early 2021.

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Add Seamlessly

Camtasia Video Editor Exports Directly to Panopto

Okemos, MI / Seattle, WA (USA), December 2021 - TechSmith Corporation, a leading provider of screen capture and video editing tools, and Panopto, a leading video management system provider, have announced that TechSmith Camtasia users can now export videos directly into their Panopto video library. This marks another milestone in the multi-year strategic partnership announced earlier this year.

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Career-Specific Technical Skills

York University School of Continuing Studies Joins D2L Wave

Toronto (CA), July 2021 - D2L Inc., a global learning technology leader, has announced that the York University School of Continuing Studies has joined the D2L Wave platform to provide working professionals with opportunities to upskill and reskill within one centralized and easy-to-use cloud-based platform.

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