New learning opportunities, using virtual organ in music studies
Nowadays learning to play an instrument is possible in a virtual environment too. In this article we will be taking a look at what is a ‘virtual organ’ and exploring some possibilities on how it can be applied in music studies.
VR Learning Lab: Exploring the Possibilities of Virtual Reality for Teaching and Training
Virtual reality provides powerful new ways of learning and solving problems by means of immersive environments. In this case study, VR Learning Lab’s founder Robin De Lange explains the use of VR in education together with its advantages, challenges, promotion of VR in education and his vision on the future.
The EdTech sector in Flanders – report summary
Is it possible to map the EdTech sector of an entire country or region? This study delivers an attempt to map Flanders’ EdTech sector, along with the current state of EdTech in Flanders and a comparison with the rest of Europe and the world.
Startup Strategies in Practice: Solving the Problems and Needs of EdTech Customers
Tech entrepreneurs that do not take the time to understand their customers in detail can face issues with product adoption later down the line. This article highlights practical strategies to uncover the problems and needs of EdTech customers, improving entrepreneurs’ chances of bringing a successful product to the market.
User-Centered Design applied in a Learning Environment - International EdTech Startups meet German Master Students
Technology enables us to bring together people from all around the world, who would have never had an opportunity to meet and work together in any other setting. This example from Kempten University of Applied Sciences shows how both – entrepreneurs and students – can benefit form this kind of collaboration.
Dynamic Resilience in Action: Liquid Learning at IE University
Many students around the world have not seen their traditional university campus since March 2020. The Liquid Learning methodology and model that IE University adopted has allowed the IE student experience to continue with a high caliber, across the global IE Campus (Segovia, Madrid centro, and the 5th Tower) and an online international student body in a multitude of time zones.
Thoughts on Distance Learning in Piano Studies
Teaching performing arts has its’ specific challenges when it comes to distance learning. How are instrument studies organized remotely? In this article Jouko Tötterström, Principle Lecturer at OUAS shares his experiences and tips on how to build a home studio that can be used teaching piano lessons online!
Embedding academic research in EdTech designed to support second language learning
Collaborations between academia and industry bring important benefits to all parties involved. This case study highlights the need to establish collaborations between language learning researchers and EdTech companies based on the recognition of mutual benefits. It also describes how such successful collaborations can be implemented.