5 min. read. The experience of learning For many professionals with specific expertise, teaching their subject matter often seems like a straightforward task given their level of competency in their field. As such, when preparing to teach the content itself, they assume that simply exposing learners to the material will result in effective learning outcomes. At a deeper … [Read more...] about When it comes to teaching, content is only half the challenge
Creating human-centered technology for 2021 and beyond
4 min read. The term “human-centered technology” refers to the development of useful technology, and it involves the disciplines within the User Experience (UX) field, which study and practice the design of useful and user-friendly experiences. Together with cross-disciplinary teams, user experience designers explore, test and deliver the products and services that improve … [Read more...] about Creating human-centered technology for 2021 and beyond
How we used Natural Language Processing to connect people with knowledge through the FindIt platform
7 min read. If it’s difficult for a person to find the information they are looking for, imagine how complex it is to teach artificial intelligence algorithms to identify relevant information and deliver it when a user needs it! This is precisely the challenge we encountered when developing FindIt: an intelligent platform that, much like … [Read more...] about How we used Natural Language Processing to connect people with knowledge through the FindIt platform
Natural Language Processing: A Keystone of Knowledge Management in the Digital Age
6 min read. An organization’s understanding of its available knowledge is key for continual success, and ultimately for delivering more value to those it serves. Much of that knowledge is written down in text, which makes it a very valuable type of data; however, these days, the sheer quantity of most organizations data exceeds the manual capacity of its workers to fully … [Read more...] about Natural Language Processing: A Keystone of Knowledge Management in the Digital Age
Pedagogical innovation in MOOCs: storytelling as a teaching and learning tool.
7 min read. Massive open online courses (MOOCs) are courses offered virtually with the aim of providing open and affordable educational options for people around the globe. Typically, MOOCs are used as a teaching tool in two ways: as a vehicle to replicate face-to-face classroom settings, or to innovate pedagogically. It is important to note that the use of technology … [Read more...] about Pedagogical innovation in MOOCs: storytelling as a teaching and learning tool.