Area9 Lyceum Blog

Area9 Supports Helping Children Survive (HCS) Collaborative

Posted by Area9 on Jan 21, 2020 7:00:00 AM

Area9 Rhapsode™ Adaptive Learning Technology Used for Healthcare Worker Training in Tanzania

Every year, more than 5 million children under the age of five die. According to the United Nations, four out of five of those deaths occur in Sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia—and many of them due to causes that are largely preventable and treatable, such as pneumonia, diarrhea, sepsis, and malaria.

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Topics: News & PR, Adaptive Learning, Healthcare Training

Area9 Lyceum Partners with eCampusOntario to Improve Trades Student Readiness with Adaptive Learning

Posted by Area9 on Dec 20, 2019 12:48:56 PM

 

As eCampusOntario looked to improve the readiness of specialized trades students in three high-impact apprenticeships, it recognized the potential of advanced adaptive learning technology to help learners assess their knowledge and close skill gaps.

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Topics: Adaptive Learning, Partners

Area9 Lyceum and MTW Enter Partnership in Portugal; Area9 Rhapsode™ Platform Powers New MTW Adaptive Learning

Posted by Area9 on Dec 10, 2019 7:00:00 AM

Area9 Lyceum is pleased to announce a partnership agreement with MTW of Portugal, a strategic communications consulting firm that specializes in training for national and international leaders across multiple industries.

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Topics: News & PR, Adaptive Learning, Area9 Technology, Partners

A conversation with Christopher Lind of Learning Tech Talks

Posted by Nick Howe on Dec 6, 2019 9:30:00 AM

 

Back in the middle of October I sat down with Christopher Lind as part of his Learning Tech Talks. In this wide ranging discussion we dove into the state of the learning industry and the role that adaptive learning can and will play in dramatically improving learning outcomes for everyone. 

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Topics: Adaptive Learning, Corporate E-Learning, Unconscious Incompetence, L&D, AI, Learning Analytics

The ‘Year of Data’: Donald H. Taylor Survey Spotlights Personalization, AI, and Learning Analytics

Posted by Nick Howe on Nov 26, 2019 9:15:00 AM

 

The three hottest topics in Donald H. Taylor’s L&D Global Sentiment Survey 2019 are personalization, artificial intelligence (AI), and learning analytics. Although these are separate topics on the survey, they come together in one place: adaptive learning, in the application of AI to learning data to achieve personalized outcomes.

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Topics: Adaptive Learning, Area9 Technology, L&D, AI, Learning Analytics

Activity-Based Learning: A Winning Combination of Knowledge Building and Real-World Problem Solving

Posted by Ulrik Juul Christensen MD on Nov 11, 2019 11:45:00 AM

 

As algorithms and robotics take over lower-level jobs, and people need to be retrained and equipped with higher-order skills, traditional learning falls short. Corporate learning and development (L&D) must move toward innovative solutions, such as combining the personalization of adaptive learning to build knowledge with “activity-based learning” to put that knowledge into practice.

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Topics: Adaptive Learning, Sales Training, Activity Based Learning

Area9 Lyceum and EMC Performance Sign Partnership Agreement in the Netherlands for Area9 Rhapsode™

Posted by Area9 on Nov 5, 2019 10:45:00 AM

 

CHESTNUT HILL, MASS., 11,05, 2019 – Area9 Lyceum is pleased to announce that it has signed a partnership agreement in the Netherlands with EMC Performance, one of the leading Dutch companies in applying learning and development skills to improve business results through continuous improved human performance.

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Topics: Partners

Accelerating Pace of Pharma and Med Tech Innovation Drives Demand for Effective, Efficient Adaptive Learning

Posted by Dr. Khurram Jamil, President - Strategic Initiatives on Nov 4, 2019 7:15:00 PM

 

Innovations in pharmaceutical and medical technology—gene therapies, stem-cell treatments, and other cutting-edge therapeutic approaches—demand intensive training, both inside and outside the company. Adaptive learning offers a proven approach.

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Topics: Adaptive Learning, Healthcare Training, Reskilling

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