Area9 Lyceum Blog

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

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

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

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

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

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

Simulators and Adaptive Learning: A Blended Solution for Aviation and High-Stakes Training

Posted by Ulrik Juul Christensen, M.D. and Nick J. Howe on Jun 10, 2019 12:19:01 PM

A pilot in command of a commercial airliner confronts the unexpected, such as a sudden mechanical failure requiring a system override or another aircraft in the same airspace. Immediately, the pilot and co-pilot must make critical decisions and take action.

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Topics: Adaptive Learning, 4th Industrial Revolution