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Learning Technologies

The Game Agency Wins Gold on Best Learning Game Award

East Utah, UT (USA), February 2023 - The Game Agency, a division of ELB Learning, won a Gold Learning Technologies Award for Best Learning Game. The game-based course, sponsored by the NHL, taps into students' interests, specifically video games and sports, in order to teach STEM skills.

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Scientific Quality

Free Knowledge for Surgeons Worldwide

Zurich (CH), December 2022 - Videos used to train local surgeons at the University Hospital Zurich have been viewed on YouTube by over 600,000 people. This huge success has now led to the establishment of the Global School of Surgery online platform, which will offer an international audience free access to the surgical curriculum from 2023. The aim is to improve the education and training of young surgeons, especially in structurally weak countries.

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Keynote

Broadcasting Tech Trends and the Power of Teachers

David MattinAmong our anticipated assembly of keynotes this year is David Mattin, Founder of New World Same Humans, a newsletter on trends, technology and society with 22,000 weekly subscribers. David is an experienced broadcaster and speaker, writing and presenting documentaries for BBC Radio 4, as well as a distinguished journalist featured in The Times, The Guardian, and more. At OEB  David will be speaking at the opening plenary on Thursday November 24, discussing with fellow keynotes what we can do with the technologically-upgraded flexibility we have discovered following the pandemic. 

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Higher Education

Meet the OEB22 Speakers: Keynote Rikke Toft Nørgård

Rikke Toft NørgårdAarhus (DK), November 2022 - Rikke is an Associate Professor at Aarhus University’s School of Education and coordinator for the MA in ICT-based educational design in Denmark. She is involved with countless pedagogical and humanitarian projects, is an active member of multiple higher education societies and is a board member of the Philosophy and Theory of Higher Education Society. Rikke has an impressive background in both EdTech and the humanities, and we are delighted about her involvement in the OEB Conference in November. Meet the person behind the speaker with this exclusive interview with Rikke.

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Virtual Linguistics

Robots, Linguistics, and the Future of EdTech

Jürgen HandkeHannover (GER), November 2022 - On November 23rd-25th this year, the OEB Conference welcomes a wide range of speakers to its leading educational showcase. Among these speakers is Jürgen Handke, a German professor of English linguistics and a pioneer of robotic teaching assistants in the world of EdTech. Jürgen will be hosting a workshop at the OEB Conference.

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Keynote

Enhancing the OEB Experience and EdTech's Future

Pär LagerStockholm (S), November 2022 - The OEB Conference will host an illustrious range of keynote speakers, giving you expert insights in developments of learning technology. Among these keynotes is Pär Lager, a lecturer at Swedish Defence University, author of "Upskill and Reskill" and a key player in the world of higher education. Discover more about Pär's work and EdTech insights in this exclusive interview.

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USDLA

What Are the Biggest Challenges for Distance Learning?

Dr. Beverly D. HillWashington, DC (USA), October 2022 - The United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) interviewed Dr. Beverly D. Hill, Dean of Academic Affairs at the Ira C. Eaker Center for Leadership Development. She previously served as Eaker's Chief, Institutional Effectiveness. A retired USAF Chief Master Sergeant, Dr. Hill's expertise is in curriculum, organizational, and professional development, where she serves daily as a reliable, committed teammate who goes the distance for the Eaker team. "I am passionate about bettering the community and the families therein, particularly our youth," says this active USDLA member from Macon, Georgia.

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Education Programme

Leuphana Promotes Sustainability in the German Football League

Lüneburg (GER), October 2022 - Representatives of clubs in the first and second Bundesliga will receive further education at the Professional School of Leuphana University Lüneburg from October this year in order to promote the topic of sustainability in German professional football. An agreement to this effect has now been signed. Together, SPONSORs, a leading B2B service provider in the sports business, and Leuphana are launching the new continuing education programme "Sustainability in Sports Organisations". The DFL (Deutsche Fußball Liga) is on board as a co-initiator and first partner and supports the project both ideologically and financially.

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Congratulations

The 2022 IELA Winners in the Academic Division

New York, NY (USA), October 2022 - The International E-Learning Awards recognize the best uses of technology to improve learning and job performance within companies or through individual professional development. Please join us in congratulating the deserving winners of the 2022 International eLearning Awards in the Academic Division, who were honored recently at ICL2022, the International Conference on Interactive Collaborative Learning, in Vienna, Austria.

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