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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Adaptable analytics: Spotlight on 7 business school data programmes

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Having data analytics skills is becoming ever more important as digitalisation advances across all industries. Stephanie Mullins and Olivia Nieberg from specialist business education PR consultancy BlueSky Education shine a light on seven business schools offering programmes in data analytics.  Having an in-depth understanding of how digital concepts such as artificial intelligence will affect business…

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Reinventing online learning: The experiential approach at CapSource

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Did you know that only ⅓ of university students expect to graduate with the skills and knowledge needed to be successful in the workplace? And according to a report by BCG, 64% of business leaders believe that traditional institutions currently don’t prepare students with the skills they need for the jobs they seek. CapSource, a…

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COVID-19 – a shot in the arm for digital strategy in Higher Education?

COVID-19 and digital learning

Some of us, untouched by the personal tragedy at this time, may be forgiven for seeing the COVID-19 pandemic as a huge opportunity – an opportunity for boosting digital learning in Higher Education. Whether through existing strategy or changed direction, brought about by the sudden need to deliver teaching and assessments remotely, many Universities are…

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Invitation: 2021 IEEE International Conference on Technology and Entrepreneurship ‘Leading Digital Transformation in Business and Society’

When: 24–27 August 2021 Who: Researchers active in entrepreneurship, innovation and technology management domains. Innovators, entrepreneurs and industry leaders, representing diverse types of companies and industries. Why: The conference aims to bring together researchers and practitioners all over the world to share their unique knowledge and experience. Conference topics reflect a wide range of discipline-based, but also interdisciplinary…

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Business Schools: Going Digital Simply Must Make Sense!

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Most recently with Covid-19, everybody recognises that offline and online courses each both have their advantages and disadvantages. In the future, cases will be rare where it makes sense to offer an entire curriculum on-site only. The same applies to purely online programmes, although there is now more rationale for an online-only than a fully…

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Aalto – a rock in the COVID-19 storm

Aalto School of Business EFMD member tackles Covid-19

Is Aalto University School of Business one of the world’s most stable business schools amid crisis? Its Dean, Professor Timo Korkeamäki, discusses the school and its future with Stephanie Mullins, Associate Director at specialist business education PR consultancy, BlueSky Education.  “When the pandemic hit in Finland, we pretty much closed our premises in mid-March and stayed closed…

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The future of business education? Investing in digital and a new breed of academic, says Lancaster University Management School Dean Angus Laing

Stephanie Mullins, Associate Director at specialist business education PR consultancy, BlueSky Education, spoke with Angus Laing, Dean of Lancaster University Management School, about the coronavirus pandemic’s impact on the institution and the wider industry for an upcoming podcast. “We know how conservative academic colleagues can be,” says Laing – who has led the school since…

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