Area9 Lyceum Blog

Area9 Lyceum and NIIT Sign Global Partnership for Area9 Rhapsode™ Platform

Posted by Area9 on Oct 18, 2019 10:38:21 AM

CHESTNUT HILL, MASS. October 18, 2019 – Area9 Lyceum is pleased to announce its partnership with NIIT, a global leader in skills and talent development, to bring its world-class Area9 Rhapsode™ adaptive learning platform to NIIT’s clients.

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Topics: News & PR, Partners

Pt 2. Incorporating “Refresh” into Your Learning Ecosystem: Ensuring that Knowledge Learned Is Knowledge Retained

Posted by Nick Howe on Oct 9, 2019 7:15:00 AM

The traditional assumption that completing a course generates knowledge and skills that are retained long-term and can be built upon is flawed. The majority of what is studied never makes the transition to long-term memory. Building and maintaining proficiency over time requires “refreshing” by revisiting the material in targeted ways.

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Topics: Adaptive Learning, Unconscious Incompetence, Refresh

Area9 Lyceum and Lanit-Tercom Sign Partnership Agreement in Russia for Area9 Rhapsode™ Adaptive Learning Platform

Posted by Area9 on Oct 7, 2019 7:03:00 AM

CHESTNUT HILL, MASS. October 7, 2019 – Area9 Lyceum is pleased to announce that it has signed a partnership agreement in Russia with Lanit-Tercom, one of the very first IT companies in Russia and an international leader for IT technology and systems.

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Topics: News & PR

Pt 1.“Refresh” As an Adaptive Learning Strategy: Gauging What Learners Learn—and How Much They Forget

Posted by Nick Howe on Sep 27, 2019 6:57:00 AM

 

Even the best instructional strategy will fail if it ignores one basic fact: humans are really good at forgetting things. Good news: reinforcement through deliberate practice solves this problem, and adaptive learning does this automatically.

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Topics: Adaptive Learning, Unconscious Incompetence

Area9 Lyceum Partners with Gilmore Global as Reseller of Area9 Rhapsode™ Platform

Posted by Area9 on Sep 11, 2019 8:04:00 AM

 

Area9 Lyceum is pleased to announce its partnership with Gilmore Global as a reseller of its world-class Area9 Rhapsode™ adaptive learning platform. Based on more than 20 years of research, Area9 Rhapsode deploys artificial intelligence (AI) to enable learners at all levels to develop 21st-century skills and competencies.

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Topics: News & PR

Thieme founds joint venture with learning technology specialist Area9

Posted by Area9 on Sep 10, 2019 2:32:00 AM

Stuttgart, September 2019 – The Thieme Group and the American-Danish learning technology specialist Area9 have joined forces with immediate effect: Their newly founded joint venture Thieme|Area9 develops adaptive e-learning solutions for physicians, residents, medical students, and allied health professionals. The products, designed for national and international markets, combine the Thieme Group’s high-quality specialist information with Area9’s innovative learning technology.

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Topics: News & PR

Area9 Lyceum Named to 2019 Training Industry Top 20 Training Delivery Companies List

Posted by Area9 on Aug 30, 2019 1:26:36 PM

Training Industry has announced that Area9 Lyceum has been named to the 2019 Top Training Companies™ List for the training delivery sector of the learning and development market.

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Topics: News & PR, Sales Training, Area9 Technology

Adaptive Learning: Paying the “Technical Debt” of Ineffective L&D

Posted by Nick Howe on Aug 5, 2019 4:36:00 PM

 

A focus on quick fixes results in learning and development (L&D) “technical debt” that is too great for companies to bear today, given greater demands to build proficiencies throughout their workforce. By understanding what cutting-edge adaptive learning looks like, companies can take the first step toward paying down technical debt and improving L&D with a truly personalized approach.

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Topics: Adaptive Learning, 4th Industrial Revolution, Reskilling

Area9 Lyceum to Participate in Swiss Innovation Program, Kickstart

Posted by Area9 on Aug 2, 2019 11:52:52 AM

 

Area9 Lyceum has been selected by Kickstart, the Swiss innovation platform, to become part of its ecosystem of start-ups and growth companies. Area9 is among the 48 start-ups and 9 corporate “intrapreneurship” teams from 17 countries that will participate for this year’s innovation program.

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Topics: News & PR

Leveling the Playing Field with Adaptive Learning to Reskill Workers

Posted by Nick Howe on Jul 25, 2019 8:18:39 AM

 

To level the playing field of future job opportunities, all workers must be reskilled to meet the ever-increasing demands of the technology-enabled workplace. This requires the “rulebook” for learning to be rewritten, no longer assuming a distribution curve in performance, but rather seeing everyone as capable of achieving proficiency and mastery, provided they are given the targeted support and time they need.

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Topics: Adaptive Learning, 4th Industrial Revolution, Reskilling

Rethinking Recruitment: Why Retraining Is the Answer to the Skills Shortage

Posted by Nick Howe on Jul 16, 2019 9:07:00 AM

 

New talent development approaches are driving the thinking around hiring vs. retraining to respond to rapidly evolving technology, a global skills shortage, and the cost of continuously hiring new talent. As employers grapple with their talent demands, a conversation around reskilling must occur among managers, corporate leaders, HR, and chief learning officers (CLOs).

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Topics: Adaptive Learning, Corporate E-Learning, 4th Industrial Revolution, Reskilling

Learning As the Cornerstone of the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Posted by Dr. Khurram Jamil, President - Strategic Initiatives on Jul 8, 2019 6:52:00 AM

 

The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) offer a bold vision: addressing some of the most pressing challenges in the world today. As each goal is pursued, we must consider the impact of learning and education for all, from workers who need to be retrained to children for whom equality in education is the gateway to a better life.

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Topics: News & PR, Adaptive Learning, Corporate E-Learning, K-12, 4th Industrial Revolution