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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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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GigXR & Cambridge

Availability of Holographic Patient Simulation

Los Angeles, CA (USA) / Cambridge (UK), July 2022 - GigXR, Inc., a global provider of holographic healthcare training, recently announced the release of a new mixed reality application called HoloScenarios. The first module, created in partnership with the University of Cambridge and Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) NHS Foundation Trust, will provide hyper-realistic holographic scenarios for common respiratory conditions and emergencies.

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Business as Usual

Class Technologies Closes Acquisition of Blackboard Collaborate

Washington, DC (USA), July 2022 - Class Technologies Inc., a leader in synchronous virtual learning, has announced its closing on the acquisition of Blackboard Collaborate. Prior to the acquisition by Class, Blackboard Collaborate was part of the Anthology product suite, following Anthology's merger with Blackboard last year.

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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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