E-learning trends: traditional schools vs digital schools

e-learning trends

One of the obvious consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdowns has been the acceleration of the inevitable digital transformation. The impact is not only on consumption patterns or the way of working but also in the way of learning. Since the first e-learning initiatives in the 1970s, the industry has grown rapidly and…

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One year in higher education with a persistent virtual campus

NEOMA Virtual Campus

This article sums up the keynote of Alain Goudey, Chief Digital Officer at NEOMA Business School, during the EOCCS Symposium 2021. What is a persistent virtual campus? The NEOMA Business School persistent virtual campus, which opened in September 2020, is represented by an island called Laval Virtual World. It is operated by our partner Laval…

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Playing games with other peoples’ money

simulation

As Europe, and the world, entered the first weeks of pandemic lockdown in Spring 2020, a carefully planned inter-University finance simulation project was coming to fruition. Did the emergency impact its delivery? Did the 55 students engaged suffer delay and confusion? Did the academic staff using the simulation as the core of their own assessed…

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Sustainable business applied to agriculture aviation

EFMD logo on COLT - sustainability

EFMD has been delighted to support the Center for Industrial Productivity and Sustainability and the Product-Life Institute since 2007. For more information about this project, visit our website.  This week, EFMD Global and Ecole des Ponts Business School Circular Economy Research Center (CERC) are in Texas testing the abilities (specifically, aerial-imaging, flight characteristics and fuselage vibrations)…

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Should hybrid programmes now deliver more?

Hybrid Programmes - the future of executive education

I can guarantee anyone reading this will have read at least two other articles about the accelerated change of offline to online education, blended to hybrid programmes – but see if this has something a little different to offer. The past 12 months have presented a strategic earthquake for executive education providers. The COVID-19 pandemic…

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Scalable ways to bring the real world into the virtual classroom

How can business schools engage their students with the real world using a scalable model? This article examines online business projects as an effective and scalable alternative. Tools to help build an effective course and unburden teachers are discussed. Building real-world experience Universities have perfected the lecture as a primary means of knowledge transfer. As…

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Impactful synergy: The American University in Cairo School of Business career readiness assessment powered by PwC

The AUC School of Business has a well-established culture of continuous improvement. The cornerstone of this culture is assessment. The periodically reviewed assessment plan of the school captures the extent to which the school attains school-level and program-level learning goals. This exercise ensures a consistently high level of quality among students in terms of skills…

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Decoupling Education: a disruptive innovation journey

The fact that education does not have an Airbnb, Netflix or Tesla case does not mean at all that disruption is not happening in this industry as well. The key to understanding disruption in the education sector lies more on the “How” than on the “Who”. The formula also needs to include the “When” factor…

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