Augmented Reality

edX Launches First Courses with Meta Immersive Learning

Cambridge, MA (USA), July 2022 - edX, a leading global online learning platform from 2U, has announced the launch of two Spark Augmented Reality (AR) courses developed in partnership with Meta, available now on edX.org. The new courses are part of edX's partnership with Meta Immersive Learning and support its mission to build a learning ecosystem for the metaverse and give professionals broader access to the tools and education needed to build a career in augmented reality.

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Content Creation

Articulate Releases Rise Themes to Improve Outcomes for Learners

New York, NY (USA), July 2022 - Articulate Global, LLC, a leading creator platform for online workplace learning, has announced the addition of course themes to its Articulate 360 and Rise.com creator tools, offering more ways than ever to create beautiful, engaging, and unique learning experiences quickly. The new themes feature joins a powerful suite of features that empower eLearning developers to create modern, engaging training that helps transform an organization's learning culture.

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Senior Executive Team

Patrick Jocelyn Appointed CEO at Omniplex Learning

Patrick JocelynBirmingham (UK), July 2022 - eLearning solutions provider Omniplex Learning have announced the appointment of Patrick Jocelyn as CEO. Jocelyn, who is stepping up from his role as Chief Revenue Officer, will take over from current CEO and Omniplex Learning founder, Matthew Lloyd, in July.

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The Future is Now

New eBook from Speexx on the Reskilling Imperative

Munich (GER), July 2022 - Speexx has published a new ebook entitled, "The Future is Now: Why Investment in Upskilling, Reskilling, and Learning Cannot Wait". Instilling a culture of continuous learning and talent development now will future-proof your business later.

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BIPS

Millions in Funding for New AI Research Group

Bremen (GER), July 2022 - As part of a strategic funding initiative on artificial intelligence (AI), the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft [German Research Foundation - DFG] is establishing eight new research groups. One of them is coming to Bremen: the research group "Lifespan AI: From Longitudinal Data to Lifespan Inference in Health", headed by Professor Tanja Schultz from the University of Bremen and Professor Marvin N. Wright from the Leibniz Institute for Prevention Research and Epidemiology - BIPS.

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New Gamification Report

Growth Engineering Collaborate with Industry Experts

London (UK), July 2022 - The gamification experts at Growth Engineering spoke to seven industry luminaries to explore the current gamification landscape and what the future holds for the industry. This research has been collected together into a brand new report. Gamification has come a long way in the past two decades, and COVID-19 only accelerated its evolution. With this in mind, Growth Engineering collaborated with leading gamification experts from around the world.

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Expanding Med-Ed Resources

Lecturio Launches Cardiovascular Pathology Course

Leipzig (GER), July 2022 - Expanding an extensive library of medical education resources, Lecturio now offers a new cardiovascular pathology course taught by Richard Mitchell MD, Professor of Pathology at Harvard Medical School. The course offers students the opportunity to learn how to identify the most common signs and symptoms associated with cardiac anomalies and assists them in achieving proficiency in analyzing ECG tracings.

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Save the date!

Rise Up Connect 2022, September 29

Paris (F), July 2022 - Rise Up, the fast-growing employee learning software solution, has announced the date for its annual L&D event Rise Up Connect. This year's edition will focus on how personalization can transform business competitiveness, as well as employee training and learning.

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Call for Contributions

2023 European Learning and Teaching Forum

Bilbao (E), July 2022 - EUA and its Learning and Teaching Steering Committee are inviting proposals for papers, workshops and practice presentations for the 2023 European Learning and Teaching Forum. The event, entitled "Connecting people, spaces and realities", will be hosted by the University of Deusto in Bilbao, Spain, 02-03 February 2023.

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Prague in September

ALL DIGITAL Summit 2022

Prague (CZ), July 2022 - The ALL DIGITAL Summit 2022 will take place 28-30 September in Prague, Czech Republic. The event centers on the effects of digital transformation in different sectors and societal groups and on how digital (and other) skills can help people improve and benefit from these. This theme is focused on the present condition and lessons learnt from the recent past, focusing on youth, culture, and education.

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